Charlie Crist

GOP-backed mailers blast Charlie Crist’s progressive bona fides ahead of Dem primary

New ads blasting Democrat Charlie Crist’s record paint the Republican Governor-turned-Democratic Congressman as weak on abortion and insensitive on race. Those attacks line up with many criticisms lobbed by Democratic opponent Nikki Fried. But these ads trace back to political committees controlled by Republican operatives, a sign GOP consultants...
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JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read —8.5.2022 — Replacing Charlie Crist — DeSantis Suspends Controversial State Attorney— More...

One of the most closely-watch Republican congressional races in Florida is the contest in the 13th District between Anna Paulina Luna, Amanda Makki, and Kevin Hayslett, to replace Rep. Charlie Crist. This race has gotten ugly. While her popularity among voters continues to grow, Luna is the target. Hayslett has...
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Charlie Crist breaks campaign record for fundraising $2.3 million in July

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist announced today in a press release that his campaign had a record-breaking fundraising haul of $2.3 million raised in July. This is Crist's largest fundraising haul to date. Crist brought in over $2 million from around 11,500 grassroots supporters...

Charlie Crist’s campaign says it raised $2.3M in July

That includes almost $1M in matching funds. Democrat Charlie Crist brought in $2.3 million in fundraising for his gubernatorial race in July. That’s a record-breaking month for the campaign, though one that notably includes an infusion of matching dollars from the state. The sitting U.S. Congressman announced his campaign...

Charlie Crist, Nikki Fried: Primary candidates held a ‘conversation’ but much was retreaded territory

The two major Gubernatorial Primary candidates Wednesday evening did little to move the needle on some of the most significant political issues related to their platforms, from the economy, education reforms and assault weapon bans. But both Democratic candidates, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, had some...

Conversations with the Candidates: Charlie Crist and Nikki Fried

They share a common mission — removing Ron DeSantis from the Florida Governor's Mansion — but don't agree on who's best to take on the task in November. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Florida's only statewide elected Democrat, has repeatedly gone after the governor over his policies and personality.

Charlie Crist denounces Gov. DeSantis’ ‘repulsive’ stance on monkeypox

'If Ron hears echoes of AIDS, it’s because his government is failing Floridians again.'. Monkeypox is the latest subject about which Gov. Ron DeSantis and his potential General Election challengers strongly disagree. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist took issue Wednesday with comments made by DeSantis and Surgeon General Joseph...

Florida Immigrant Coalition Votes Endorses Charlie Crist for Governor

Leading Pro-Immigrant Organization Backs Crist As Best Candidate to Fight for Florida’s Immigrant Communities. [ST. PETERSBURG] – Today, Charlie Crist’s campaign announced that Florida Immigrant Coalition Votes (FLIC Votes), a grassroots, statewide coalition of more than 65 member organizations dedicated to the fair treatment of all people, including immigrants, has endorsed Charlie Crist to be the next governor of Florida.
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Gov. DeSantis against states declaring monkeypox state of emergency, Charlie Crist and Nikki Fried have their say and St. Pete protesters have sleep-in to force rent control

Good morning, Tampa Bay. Here's what you need to know today. We're back to our more typical rainy season pattern. Slightly drier air is going to limit the coverage of showers and thunderstorms for Thursday. A southeast wind will be in place so any storms that form will move toward...
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Planned Parenthood sits out Charlie Crist-Nikki Fried race

- The Florida Planned Parenthood PAC said Tuesday it will remain neutral in the Democratic gubernatorial primary between Charlie Crist and Nikki Fried, as abortion has become a top issue in this year's elections. In a brief news release, the PAC did not explain its decision. The U.S. Supreme Court's...