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.

Scott's statements by ruling

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

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True34 (%)(34)
  • Half True37 (%)(37)
  • Mostly False27 (%)(27)
  • False21 (%)(21)
  • Pants on Fire7 (%)(7)

Rick Scott's website

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Half-True

California added more overall jobs, but Florida added them at a faster rate

Mostly True

The state did reach the magic number

Mostly True

Population, property values and inflation combine

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

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.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in May 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s spat with California and claims by and about Donald Trump led our fact-checks in April.

 

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in April 2016

A spat between a Starbucks heckler and Gov. Rick Scott led our fact-checks in April

 

Fact-checking a Hillary Clinton speech in Milwaukee

Hillary Clinton made claims contrasting herself with the Republican presidential candidates and her rival for the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

 

Fact-checking John Kasich's Milwaukee visit

Fact-checking Bernie Sanders' Madison speech

Previewing the 2016 Florida legislative session

Gov. Rick Scott kicks off the 2016 Legislature with a speech that will likely focus on his main concerns, taxes and jobs, but our Scott-O-Meter has been tracking several things he may talk about.

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