Governor Rick Scott (2011-2019) was the guest speaker at a LeMieux Center for Public Policy event on May 14th, 2015.
A member of the Republican Party, Governor Scott was the 45th governor of Florida from 2011 to 2019. Scott ran for governor of Florida in 2010. He defeated Bill McCollum in a vigorously contested Republican primary election, and then narrowly defeated Democratic nominee Alex Sink in the general election. Scott was reelected in 2014, defeating former governor Charlie Crist. Before speaking at Palm Beach Atlantic University Governor Scott, spent some time with the LeMieux Center Advisory Board. After a brief visit with the LeMieux Advisory Board in the Rinker Board room (PBAU campus), Governor Scott, Senator LeMieux, and PBAU President William Flemming preceded to the Lassiter Rotunda. Governor Scott then presented his “State of the State.” Senator LeMieux ended the event with Q&A.