Alex Sink Wins Florida Democratic Primary for Governor’s Race

By Madeline Liu
Madeline Liu
Madeline Liu
August 25, 2010 Updated: October 1, 2015

Alex Sink (C) won the Florida Democratic gubernatorial primary on Wednesday.  (J. Meric/Getty Images)
Alex Sink (C) won the Florida Democratic gubernatorial primary on Wednesday. (J. Meric/Getty Images)
Alex Sink has won the Florida Democratic gubernatorial primary.

She ran against Brian Moore in Tuesday’s primary election, and will now face Rick Scott, the winner of the Republican primary, as well as independent Bud Chiles in November’s general election.

According to the Florida Secretary of State's office, she won 76.91 percent of the vote and Moore got 23.09 percent of 862,757 total votes.

Sink was elected in 2006 to be Florida’s chief financial officer and she noted that she takes part in many community programs.

According to her biography on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' website, she is an aggressive consumer advocate with 26 years of experience in financial services.

Sink headed to Tallahassee on Wednesday to begin her campaign, after spending the night in Tampa Bay, reported Fox News.

Madeline Liu