The most recent articles on PolitiFact Florida

Sorting out fact from fiction in the Florida recounts

We debunk some myths about the recounts

Is the city of Tallahassee the most corrupt in Florida as President Trump said?

Citing an ongoing FBI probe, Trump attacked Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum.

Governor's debate fact-check: Andrew Gillum's Hamilton ticket, Ron DeSantis' $145,000 trips

During the final Florida governor’s debate, Ron DeSantis attacked Andrew Gillum over his record related to a trip to New York City and an FBI investigation. Gillum shot back about DeSantis' own trips.

Fact-checking the CNN Florida governor's debate between Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum met for their first debate on CNN on Oct. 21, 2018. Here's how they fared on the facts.

Fact-checking an attack on Andrew Gillum’s ties to an FBI investigation in Tallahassee

Republican Party of Florida ad misleads by stating Gillum is running from the FBI

El primer debate de Bill Nelson y Rick Scott en la Florida, chequeado

Rick Scott y Bill Nelson argumentaron sobre sus récords y se acusaron mutuamente de representar falsamente los hechos durante el primer debate en la contienda de la Florida para el senado federal. En el debate el martes, repitieron ataques que los votantes ya han escuchado a través de comerciales de 30 segundos.

Nelson, Scott fact-checked each other in their first Florida Senate debate. We fact-checked them

Rick Scott and Bill Nelson argued over their records and accused the other of misrepresenting the facts in their first Florida U.S. Senate debate Tuesday, repeating the attacks already worn into voters’ heads through waves of 30-second commercials. There was plenty to fact-check.

Fact-checking the Florida candidates for governor and U.S. Senate

The midterms in the swing state of Florida are among the most closely watched in the nation

Fact-checking the Florida primary candidates for governor

We fact-checked statements about immigration, guns and the environment by Democrat and Republican candidates running in the Aug. 28 primary.

Fact-checking Sen. Bill Nelson’s claims about Russia hacking Florida’s election system

Nelson has drawn much attention for his statements about hacking, but he hasn’t provided verifiable evidence

What role do septic tanks play in the algae bloom crisis in Florida?

In the Republican primary debate for governor, Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam argued about the culprits behind the algae bloom. We explain the research.

Fact-checking DeSantis and Putnam in Florida Republican debate for governor

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam debated Aug. 8, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. 

Fact-checking the Florida Democratic primary debate for governor

Florida Democrats battling in the governor’s primary fought to establish themselves as Enemy No. 1 of President Donald Trump in their last debate Aug. 2.

What Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has said on abortion

Here's what we know so far about his record on abortion cases, and why experts say Democrats are sounding the alarm too early.

TV ad in Florida said PolitiFact is funded by George Soros, but that’s misleading

Ads criticize our fact-check of an attack on U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis