Tags: | Maurice Ferre Endorses Scott in Florida

Maurice Ferre Endorses Scott in Florida

Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 10:22 AM

Former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, a Democrat, has announced he is backing Republican candidate Rick Scott for governor over state CFO Alex Sink, the Democrat.

ferre, endorses, scott, florida"On Nov. 2, I will vote for Rick Scott to be governor of Florida,” said Ferre, who served six terms as mayor. “I have never voted for a Republican in the 54 years I have voted, and I have never missed voting since I became of age in Miami.”

Ferre blasted the leadership of his party. "Despite the fact that I am a Democrat, I am deeply disturbed by the exclusionary direction of the Florida Democratic Party,” he said.

"Both the Republican and Democratic parties of Florida are broken. The first, by corruption and lying; the Democrats by ineptitude, unfairness and undemocratic ways,” Ferre said. “Mine will not be a vote for a political party; mine will be a vote for a person. I’ve spent time with Rick Scott. We talked about substantive issues. I am convinced Rick Scott has a superior understanding of the challenges that face our state.”

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Boehner's State of Union Survival Tip: Stare at Obama's Head

Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 19:07 PM

How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and  . . .

Jeb Bush Signals Focus on Middle Class

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 21:15 PM

Jeb Bush is offering policy prescriptions to boost the country's lagging middle class as he edges toward a presidential  . . .

Cornyn Under Fire for Changing Name of Subcommittee He Heads

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 22:30 PM

Sen. John Cornyn is coming under fire for stripping the words "civil rights and human rights" from the name of a subcomm . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved