Charlie Crist

Ben Cardin

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE CRIST

D-FLORIDA DISTRICT 13

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VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack US

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 7/24/1956

EDUCATION: SamfordUniversity Cumberland School of Law (JD); Florida State University (B.A.)

OCCUPATION: Attorney

FAMILY: Divorced

RELIGION: Methodist

Career:

  • U.S. House of Representatives (2017-present)
  • Governor, State of Florida (2006-2010)
  • Attorney General, State of Florida (2002-2006)
  • Commisioner of Education, State of Florida (2001-2003)
  • State Senator, State of Florida (1992-1998)

Committees:

  • Committee onFinancial Services
  • Committee on Science, Space & Technology

Elected: 2017

 

ISRAEL


  • Co-sponsored the United States-Israel Joint Drone Detection Cooperation Act
  • Supported U.S.-Israeli Security Assistance Authorization Act
  • Supports Israel’s right to self-defense to protect its citizens against acts of terrorism
  • Supports a two-state solution

CHOICE


  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America
  • Voted against a 20-week abortion ban
  • Voted against overturning key protections of the Affordable Care Act

In His Own Words


"“The United States and Israel have an unbreakable bond, a rock-solid partnership that greatly benefits both countries.” 1

“Women's rights are human rights, and no matter where you live, what insurance you qualify for, or your income - all women should have equal access to quality, comprehensive healthcare.” 2

SOURCES: 1 www.crist.house.gov, 2 www.crist.house.gov

Interesting Facts


Was previously Governor of Florida, and at one time was a Republican