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On November 4, 2014, Florida voters can go to the polls to nominate Rick Scott / another Republican or a Democrat for the office of Governor.  Although both primary winners might indeed be the forgone conclusions that many think it to be, the many aren't always correct.  There are at least 3 serious candidates on blue side of the ballot: Charlie Crist, the former Red governor turned Blue who has always been viewed as kind of purple or lavender, Nan Rich the former Blue minority leader of the FL Senate, and Iranian ex-pat economist Farid Khawri who ran as an Independent (Gray?) in 2010 for the same seat.  "A key part of Khavari's economic plan is to create The Bank of the State of Florida. "Using the fractional reserve regulations that govern all banks, we can earn billions per year for Florida's treasury, while saving thousands of dollars per year for Florida homeowners," Khavari said. "After we cover the $50 billion in Florida State Board of Administration losses, we can reduce taxes." [6] Rich received endorsements from both the Florida NOW and NOW as well as Buddy MacKay, the most recent Democratic governor of Florida.[3]Crist's term as Governor ended in January 2011. On December 7, 2012, he joined the Democratic Party, having endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election in 2012.[2] On November 1, 2013, he announced that he was running for Governor in the 2014 election.[3]  Drop down below the orange Sunshine state gerrymanderkin.


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So to boil it down we have the ex-gov who talks like a moderate Democrat and has the most name recognition, a liberal long time party affiliate with some name recognition and a pretty smart economist with negative name recognition.  There is also that unmentionable ultimate oxymoron: The Republican (incumbent) Alternative.

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Given the choice I would vote for the following for Governor de la Florida.

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Originally posted to pholkiephred on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 03:55 PM PDT.

Also republished by North & Central Florida Kossacks and Rebel Songwriters.



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