On Sunday, The Miami Herald’s Steve Bousquet reported that “switching parties is a time-honored tradition in Florida politics, but Charlie Crist is doing it at a time, at a level and in a way never before attempted.” While “candidates in Florida ...
Examiner · 9/14/2014
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles from The News Service of Florida, which will include an upcoming story about Rick Scott. This is not an endorsement for any one candidate or party. It takes at least half an hour to walk down the block ...
NorthEscambia · 10/19/2014
Florida Democrats nominated Charlie Crist for governor on Tuesday, an unsurprising but nonetheless remarkable victory for the former Republican. The 58-year-old’s easy win over former state Sen. Nan Rich in Tuesday’s primary caps a stunning turnaround.
Politico · ByJames Hohmann · 8/26/2014
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Decals bearing the name of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist have been removed from a car competing in the Coke Zero 400 after Florida Republican officials complained. Crist's name was going to appear on Josh …
FOX News · 7/5/2014
Charlie Crist says he never should have been a Republican, according to The Atlantic. “I feel at home as a Democrat, I really do,” says Crist, Florida’s 44th governor, who went from being a lifelong member of the GOP to an independent to a Democrat ...
News Max · 3/12/2014
Get out your fans, Florida voters, because Charlie Crist could be running for office again. CNN reports Crist, a former governor who lost a comeback bid in November, is contemplating running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Marco Rubio. The report says ...
OnPolitics · ByCatalina Camia · 3/11/2015
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) has ruled out a Senate bid in 2016. Crist, who unsuccessfully challenged incumbent Rick Scott (R) in last year's gubernatorial race, was reportedly considering jumping in the race for Sen. Marco Rubio's (R) seat.
The Huffington Post · ByMollie Reilly · 3/16/2015
Former Gov. Charlie Crist, a Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat, conceded Florida's close gubernatorial race against GOP Gov. Rick Scott. "I called Governor Scott and I congratulated him," Crist said Tuesday night at his election night …
CNN · ByAshley Killough · 11/5/2014
If you think Charlie Crist is running against Rick Scott for governor, get this: Crist has to first win the primary on Aug. 26. His opponent is 72-year-old Nan Rich, of Weston, which is in South Florida. She was in the state House and Senate for a dozen ...
WESH · 7/31/2014
MIAMI — Former Florida governor Charlie Crist on Friday filed an amicus brief in support of the marriage equality in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. The suit, Pareto v. Ruvin, was filed in January in Miami-Dade Circuit Court ...
LGBTQ Nation · 7/1/2014

Charlie Crist

44th Governor of Florida
Charles Joseph "Charlie" Crist, Jr. is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th Governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011. Crist …
Charles Joseph "Charlie" Crist, Jr. is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th Governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011. Crist began his political career as a Republican, serving in the Florida Senate from 1993 to 1999, running unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 1998 when he challenged incumbent Bob Graham and then serving as Florida Education Commissioner from 2001 to 2003 and Florida Attorney General from 2003 to 2007, before being elected Governor in 2006.
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  • Phone: (727) 804-8035 (Campaign)
  • Born: Jul 24, 1956 (age 59) · Altoona, PA
  • Net worth: $2 million USD (2015)
  • Spouse: Carole Crist (Dec 12, 2008) · Amanda Morrow (Jul 1979)
  • Previous offices: Governor of Florida (2007 - 2011) · Florida Attorney General (2003 - 2007)
    · Florida Department of Education (2001 - 2003)
  • Parties: Democratic Party · Republican Party