Rick Scott's file

Scott

Republican from Florida

Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was first elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010 and re-elected Nov. 4, 2014.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True15 (%)(15)
  • Mostly True35 (%)(35)
  • Half True40 (%)(40)
  • Mostly False31 (%)(31)
  • False26 (%)(26)
  • Pants on Fire7 (%)(7)

Rick Scott's website

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

Fact-checking the Florida candidates for governor and U.S. Senate

The midterms in the swing state of Florida are among the most closely watched in the nation

Fact-checking Sen. Bill Nelson’s claims about Russia hacking Florida’s election system

Nelson has drawn much attention for his statements about hacking, but he hasn’t provided verifiable evidence

Fact-checking Donald Trump's rally in Tampa with Ron DeSantis

President Donald Trump flew to Tampa, Fla., to make his endorsement of GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis for Florida governor official. Trump's rally revisited the biggest of his highlights of his first year and a half in office, and was punctuated by exaggerations and falsehoods.

Understanding felon voting rights restoration

Each state can set their own policies for restoring voting rights to felons

Fact-checking Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s U.S. Senate announcement speech

Scott made several claims about the state’s economy and growth as he kicked off his campaign against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.