Charlie Crist is a Democratic former governor of Florida who works for Morgan & Morgan, a personal injury law firm. Crist was elected governor in 2006 as a Republican. He did not seek re-election, instead losing a U.S. Senate race to Republican Marco Rubio, during which time Crist left the GOP. In December 2012, he registered as a Democrat. He previously served as Florida education commissioner, attorney general and state senator.
Crist was born in Altoona, Pa., on July 24, 1956. He graduated from St. Petersburg High School and attended Wake Forest, Florida State and Samford universities. Crist and his wife, Carole, live in St. Petersburg.
U.S. Rep.-elect Charlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg, has picked an experienced Washington hand to serve as his chief of staff rather than going with a local political operator as many members do.
ST. PETERSBURG — Democrats gathered Sunday afternoon in Williams Park to implore voters to get to the polls early and vote their party in down-ballot races.
GULFPORT -- Several candidates appearing on the Gulfport general ballot took to the podium for a few minutes Thursday night to talk about their past experiences and future aspirations.
The League of Conservation Voters has added Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly of Pinellas County Jolly to their “Dirty Dozen” list, announcing a $200,000 mail campaign against him. . The LCV and LCV Victory Fund said they are spending at least $1 million or more to defeat House candidates in the 2016 …
ST. PETERSBURG — It wouldn't be October without some kind of campaign shenanigans.
Let's start from the beginning:
ST. PETERSBURG — David Jolly has never met Donald Trump.
Beverly Young, the outspoken widow of the late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young, posted on Facebook today that she is voting for Charlie Crist over former Young aide and lawyer David Jolly, for the Pinellas Congressional seat that her husband represented.
ST. PETERSBURG — As U.S. Rep. David Jolly and rival Charlie Crist wrapped up their debate in front of the Suncoast Tiger Bay club on Thursday, a familiar face re-entered the 13th Congressional District race:
People for Pinellas, a super PAC committee helping Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly against Democrat Charlie Crist, has reserved $450,000 in cable TV time, according to People for Pinellas adviser David Johnson, who is a person from Tallahasse. The group's first ad calls Crist "the ultimate career …
Incumbent U.S. Rep. David Jolly sparked a memorable moment during Monday's 13th Congressional District debate, getting a rise out of Democratic challenger Charlie Crist by pointing out his fondness for chain gangs during his days as a Republican state senator.