Rick Scott

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Rick Scott
Rick Scott official portrait.jpg
45th Governor of Florida
Assumed office
January 4, 2011

Jennifer Carroll (2011–2013)

Carlos Lopez-Cantera (2014–present)
Preceded by Charlie Crist
Personal details

(1952-12-01) December 1, 1952 (age 65)
Bloomington, Illinois,

Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ann (née Holland) Scott; 2 daughters
Residence Tallahassee, Florida
Alma mater University of Missouri, Kansas City
Southern Methodist University
Profession Lawyer; business executive
Religion Evangelical Christian
Military service
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Navy
Years of service 1971–1974[1]
Rank PO3 collar.png Petty Officer Third Class[2]
Unit USS Glover (FF-1098)

Richard Lynn "Rick" Scott (born December 1, 1952) is an American politician. He is the 45th and current Governor of Florida and a businessman. He is a member of the Republican Party, Scott has served as Governor since 2011.

In April 2018, Scott announced his plans to run for the United States Senate against current Senator Bill Nelson.[3] In August 2018, Scott won the Republican nomination.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Summary of Information on Rick Scott". Thepoliticalguide.com. Retrieved 2011-05-30.
  2. "Oh, if only Florida had a governor who liked business people". Blogs.orlandosentinel.com. Retrieved 2011-05-30.
  3. Dixon, Matt; Caputo, Marc (April 9, 2018). "Scott running for Senate in epic showdown with Nelson". Politico. Retrieved April 9, 2018.