Richard Lynn Scott (born December 1, 1952) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 45th and current Governor of Florida since 2011.

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Orlando Sentinel

Rick Scott wins Florida US Senate race

Rick Scott declared victory Tuesday with a slim 0.68 percentage point win over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, who conceded even though his campaign raised issues with ballot counting in several South Florida counties. Nelson advisor Dan McLaughlin told ...

- Orlando Sentinel


The Florida Senate race between Bill Nelson and Rick Scott is too close to ...

The Florida Senate race — the country's most expensive contest this year and one of its most bitter — was too close to call early Wednesday with a potential recount ahead, according to NBC News projections. Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott led ...


Miami Herald

Another narrow victory by Rick Scott is a good reason to patiently party

For four hours, they sipped cocktails, chatted and watched Fox News. But there was no sign of Gov. Rick Scott. The hours rolled by and the pounding music went on, through “Fun Fun Fun,” “We Are the Champions” and “Higher and Higher.” No Scott, until ...

- Miami Herald

Miami Herald

Rick Scott edges Bill Nelson to win US Senate seat in tight, historic race

Rick Scott did it again. Powered by a highly-motivated Republican turnout and another $60 million from his vast personal fortune, Gov. Scott clinched a seat in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday and dislodged deeply-entrenched Democrat Bill Nelson from office.

- Miami Herald


Republican Rick Scott wins Florida Senate race, defeating incumbent Bill Nelson

Republican Rick Scott, running for Senate after two terms as Florida governor, beat Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson in 2018's most expensive Senate race, boosting the GOP's odds of expanding their Senate majority. Scott used a huge amount of campaign ...

- Vox

Florida Today

Election results: Scott has razor-thin lead in US Senate race

Updated 8:20 p.m. With 59 percent of precincts reporting, Gov. Rick Scott has a razor-thin lead over incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. With 64 percent of precincts reporting, Scott, a Republican had 3,538,554 votes to Democrat Nelson's 3,575,618. Don't be ...

- Florida Today

Tampa Bay Times

One way or the other, Rick Scott and Bill Nelson will make history Tuesday

As Florida's Senate race comes down to the wire, Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson are each poised to make political history on Tuesday. Scott, who has spent more of his personal fortune on three campaigns ($150 million or more ...

- Tampa Bay Times

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