Charlie Crist 2022 gubernatorial campaign

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Charlie Crist for Governor
Campaign2022 Florida gubernatorial election
CandidateCharlie Crist
Karla Hernandez-Mats
AffiliationDemocratic Party
StatusOfficial nominee: August 2022
Lost election: November 8, 2022
AnnouncedApril 2021
LaunchedApril 2021
HeadquartersSt. Petersburg, Florida
SloganFlorida For All

The 2022 gubernatorial campaign of Charlie Crist was an unsuccessful reelection campaign of Charlie Crist, the former governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011, began his gubernatorial campaign in April 2021 in an news interview announcing his candidacy for the 2022 Florida gubernatorial election.

Background[change | change source]

former Florida governor Charlie Crist announced his candidacy for the 2022 election to a non-consecutive term as governor after failing to unseat then-governor Rick Scott in 2014. Crist announced his candidacy for governor twice after he only served a one term from 2007 to 2011.

Charlie Crist and his official running mate, Karla Hernandez-Mats in August 2022.

In August 2022, he'd chosen schoolteacher, Karla Hernandez-Mats as his running mate for lieutenant governor and later he had officially won the democratic primary and nomination.

Election results[change | change source]

On November 8, 2022, Crist and his running mate Karla Hernandez-Mats lost to incumbent governor Ron DeSantis and lieutenant governor Jeanette Nuñez in the general election.

Crist later conceded and accepted his lost after DeSantis being declared the winner.