Posts Tagged: Rick Scott

Puerto Rico’s Governor Not Popular in Florida; Statehooders Liked

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla (“commonwealth” party) is viewed negatively by two-thirds of the residents of central Florida of Puerto Rican origin who have an opinion of him, according to a professional poll. By contrast, they have favorable impressions of his statehood party predecessor and the two statehood party leaders who are who are… Read more »

Analysis: Cuevas-Neunder Gets Votes as “The Only Bilingual Candidate”

In the Florida primary for governor, the winners were clear: Rick Scott and Charlie Crist. Republican voters outnumbered Democratic voters in the primary: 952,864 people voted in the Republican primary and 838,914 in the Democratic primary. Rick Scott is the current Republican governor, and Crist, running as a Democrat, is the former Republican governor of… Read more »

Puerto Ricans of Both Parties in Florida Primary Elections Today

Although there are more than 900,000 people of Puerto Rican origin in Florida, few hold elective office because many have only relatively recently moved from the territory of Puerto Rico to the State. A record number, however, are seeking party nominations for office in primary elections today. Most are considered long shots but some are expected… Read more »