Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Rick Scott's file

Scott

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.

Scott's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Scott's statements for that ruling.

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True30 (%)(30)
  • Half True31 (%)(31)
  • Mostly False24 (%)(24)
  • False21 (%)(21)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

Rick Scott's website

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott’s 2015 inauguration speech

After being sworn in as governor, Rick Scott made familiar claims about jobs, education spending and tax cuts during his Jan. 6 speech.

PolitiFact Florida's top 10 fact-checks for 2014

You'd think in an election year we'd hear more about the gubernatorial candidates, but the Affordable Care Act, undocumented immigrants and birth control were popular topics, too.

With a second term for Rick Scott, we add promises to the Scott-O-Meter

Help PolitiFact fund a Kickstarter to live fact-check the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response

 

With a second term for Rick Scott, we add promises to the Scott-O-Meter

The governor made 20 pledges on the 2014 campaign trail that we will be tracking the next four years.

Fact-checking South Florida politicians in 2014

PolitiFact Florida fact-checked claims by and about politicians from Miami-Dade and Broward counties on topics including immigration, Obamacare and climate change.

 

Tracking St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's campaign promises on the Krise-O-Meter

• ​Immigration fact-checking in 2014

Rick Scott touts reaching 700,000 jobs, but that's not what he promised

While the governor says he reached his 7-7-7 milestone in less than four years, we'd like to remind him the employment goal was on top of normal economic growth.