He previously served as the 44th Governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011.Crist began his political career as a Republican, serving in the Florida Senate from 1993 to 1999, running unsuccessfully for the U. Senate in 1998 when he challenged incumbent Bob Graham and then serving as Florida Education Commissioner from 2001 to 2003 and Florida Attorney General from 2003 to 2007, before being elected governor in 2006.His victory was credited with helping to end the 128-year control of the Florida Senate by the Democratic Party, as the Republicans netted three Senate seats in 1992, resulting in a 20-20 tie between the two parties.
Crist decided not to run for re-election as governor in 2010, instead announcing on May 12, 2009 that he was running for the U. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Senator Mel Martinez.
After initially leading in the race for the Republican nomination, he was overtaken in the polls by Marco Rubio, and in April 2010, Crist left the Republican Party and ran as an Independent. He is the second of four children and has three sisters: Margaret Crist Wood, Elizabeth Crist Hyden, and Catherine Crist Kennedy. Crist was hired as general counsel to Minor League Baseball, which was headquartered in St. Drawn to politics, Crist was a candidate for public office for the first time in 1986, as a Republican, in the primary race for a state Senate seat in Pinellas County.
He focused on ending telecom deception and protecting the environment.
Having won the 2006 election, Crist was inaugurated Governor of Florida on January 2, 2007.
In 2002 Crist was elected as the Attorney General in Florida.
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