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Crist makes it official Nov 4 in St Pete



LAKE BUENA VISTA — Charlie Crist makes it official Nov. 4 in St. Petersburg, his hometown.

The former Republican governor widely expected to run for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination told the Tampa Bay Times on Friday he will declare his intentions that Monday morning in downtown Straub Park. That's near where he announced in 2010 that he was leaving the GOP to run for U.S. Senate as an independent.

Working an enthusiastic crowd of Democratic activists gathered Friday at Disney World for their state party convention, he certainly looked like a candidate. But Crist insisted he is not completely decided.

"I somewhat know what I'm going to do, but until you say it publicly it's not done," Crist said.

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[Last modified: Friday, October 25, 2013 8:44pm]


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