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Crist, Rich in final push for Fla. primary votes

Posted at 3:05 AM, Aug 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-26 20:31:59-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A final push for votes is underway in Democrats' race to reclaim the governor's mansion.

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, the longtime Republican who is seeking to reclaim his old job as a Democrat, has planned events in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Wellington and Fort Lauderdale on Monday.

His underdog opponent, former Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich, is spending time at a phone bank at her Weston campaign headquarters making last-minute get-out-the-vote calls.

Both candidates are vying for a shot to unseat Gov. Rick Scott, who has two mostly unknown primary challengers of his own.