The man campaigning to be governor again came home to St. Petersburg on Monday to vote early in the Florida primary. Charlie Crist faces former state Sent. Nan Rich of Miami in the race for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott in the Nov. 4 general election. Crist cast his ballot about 10 a.m. at the Pinellas County Building, 501 First Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. Early voting in Pinellas and Hillsborough runs through Sunday, and in Pasco, through Saturday. Locations are posted on the counties’ elections websites. The primary election is Aug. 26.
From staff reports