Florida Democrats pick Crist in governor race

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:37 a.m.

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida addresses supporters Tuesday night at a victory party in Fort Lauderdale after winning the Democratic nomination for governor. He’ll face his successor, Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were choosing candidates for statewide office.

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