Rick Scott's file

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Republican from Florida

Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was first elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010 and re-elected Nov. 4, 2014.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True15 (%)(15)
  • Mostly True35 (%)(35)
  • Half True39 (%)(39)
  • Mostly False30 (%)(30)
  • False23 (%)(23)
  • Pants on Fire7 (%)(7)

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Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's final State of the State address

Of course, Scott touted his efforts over the last seven years to bring more jobs to the state — even cracking a joke about his passion project.

What to know before the start of the 2018 legislative session

Members of the Republican-dominated Legislature have their sights set on establishing a scholarship program to help kids who have been bullied, stiffening a ban on texting while driving, and writing a budget that doesn’t raise taxes — among hundreds of other ideas.

Fact-checking the Gov. Rick Scott, Florida House feud over Enterprise Florida

The Florida House produced videos showing Florida’s jobs and tourism agencies as failures while Gov. Rick Scott fired back with his own defense.

The third night of the 2016 Republican National Convention, fact-checked

Covering the third night of the Republican National Convention. 

It's not just Orlando. Scott often fails with FEMA requests

Florida’s requests for federal assistance in emergencies and disasters are denied much more than the national average.