Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott and Democratic candidate Alex Sink faced off at Univision 23’s studios as they vie to become Florida’s next governor.
How would you create new jobs? The unemployment rate in Florida is disproportionately higher than in the rest of the country. What do the candidates plan to fix this?
How would you lower property taxes? Despite plummeting home values in Florida, property taxes continue rising for many owners. Univision 23 viewers expressed this concern.
Are candidates buying their success?Both candidates have reportedly poured generous amounts of their own money into their campaigns. Many want to know if they are buying their way into the...
How would you attract low-income voters?Both are wealthy politicians. How will they convince voters that they can relate to the plight of the common Floridian?
How will you deter illegal immigration?Both candidates believe in comprehensive immigration reform, but do they support a law similar to Arizona's?
Should police be allowed to arrest immi..Rick Scott has said he supports an immigration law similar to Arizona’s, but do the candidate’s think it will hinder the efforts of law enforcement?
Why did you refuse to testify 75 times?Rick Scott refused to testify in a case involving fraud at HCA, the company he used to manage. He defends himself.
Clarify an audit you ordered in Tallaha..In August Alex Sink ordered a pricey audit of the 1st district court of appeals building. She defends accusations that this came at the expense of the...
How would you face the foreclosure cris..Florida continues to be one of the worst states for foreclosures. Viewers want to know what candidates are doing to stop this.
What are your plans for education?The candidates gave their thoughts on the controversial merit-based pay bill for teachers in Florida.
How would you improve the lives of Hisp..Florida ranks 36 in the country for per-pupil funding. Educational and community programs appear to be on the minds of candidates when it comes to...
How would you help senior citizens?Growing taxes appear to be on the minds of retired citizens with fixed incomes.
Explain your healthcare plan for FloridaPresident Obama's plan for public healthcare is still a controversial topic and the candidates have different views.
Should gay couples be allowed to adopt?Both candidates want to promote adoptions in the state, but their views on gay adoptions are different.
How have you helped the Hispanic commun..Both opponents are touting their business expertise.
What do you think of the Hispanic cultu..From food, to the commitment to family, the candidates gave their take on what they like best of Hispanic culture.
Final remarks from Rick ScottHe touts himself as an outsider representing change in state politics.
Final remarks from Alex SinkShe touts herself as someone who will get people back to work and getting government to work for the people.