The Florida Division of Elections says 18 people have qualified to run for governor. They include Republicans, Democrats, independents, a Libertarian, and write-in candidates.
The two frontrunners, Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist, disclosed their financial records when they filed papers to run earlier this month.
So did Democrat Nan Rich, the former minority leader of the Florida Senate who is struggling to get any attention ahead of her primary race with Crist.
Below, hear a talk with Integrity Florida executive director Dan Krassner about financial disclosures, blind trusts, and what he calls a “corruption tax” paid each year by Floridians.