Florida Governor


With the Florida gubernatorial race focused on incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Independent-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist, many don’t realize Crist faces a primary challenge from a former state lawmaker. WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody spoke recently with the “other” Democrat, former state Sen. Nan Rich.

The Charlie Crist campaign has not answered a number of interview requests sent to them by WUWF. Similar requests have also gone out to Gov. Rick Scott with no response.


Florida Gov. Rick Scott is being sued over his decision to leave the post of lieutenant governor vacant for nearly ten months. A Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist is asking the Florida Supreme Court to force an appointment within 30 days.

Article-4, Section 2 of the Florida Constitution says: “There shall be a lieutenant governor, who shall perform such duties pertaining to the office of governor as shall be assigned by the governor, except when otherwise provided by law, and such other duties as may be prescribed by law.”