Published: Aug 18, 2010 8:24 PM EDT
Updated: Aug 18, 2010 5:24 PM EDT

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Democrat Alex Sink is choosing former state Sen. Rod Smith as her running mate for governor. Smith is aGainesville-area lawyer who lost the Democratic primary forgovernor in 2006 in a close race with Jim Davis. Smith and Sink confirmed the choice Tuesday.