Charlie Crist, former GOP governor of Florida, officially announced Friday evening a move to the Democratic Party.
It is anticipated that the 56 year old will challenge current Republican Governor of Florida, Rick Scott.
Charlie Crist Now a Democrat LinkCrist was a high-profile campaign surrogate for Obama this past election cycle, speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this September in support of the president. "I didn't leave the Republican party," Crist said in his speech. "It left me."