Congressman Charlie Crist running for governor of Florida

Orlando, Fla. — Former Florida Governor-turned Congressman Charlie Crist is looking to get his old job back.

Crist served as Florida governor from 2007 to 2011 when he was in the Republican Party.

He has served as 13th District Congressman as a Democrat since 2016.

Watch Crist’s announcement below:

At an event in St. Petersburg Tuesday morning, Crist said “Florida should be a place where hard work is rewarded, justice is equal, and opportunity is right in front of you. That’s a Florida for all - and that’s why I’m running for Governor.”

Other Democrats listed as possible contenders for the governor’s race against incumbent Republican Governor Ron DeSantis next year include Congresswoman Val Demings and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried

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