Scott: ‘I trust the voters,’ won’t endorse candidate ahead of Fla. primary

Published: March 3, 2016 3:52 PM EST
Updated: March 3, 2016 3:55 PM EST
State of Florida / MGN

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Gov. Rick Scott says he won’t endorse any of the presidential candidates ahead of the March 15 Florida primary.

The governor made the announcement via his Facebook page, saying that choosing “the Republican candidate is the voters’ job.”

Scott added, “the political class opposed me when I first ran for office, they did not want a businessman outsider, but the voters had other ideas.”

Scott does say that “economic growth and job creation” are some of the most important issues he believes the next president should work on.

“I trust the voters, so I will not try to tell the Republican voters in Florida how to vote,” Scott said. “I believed in the voters when I first ran for office, and I still believe in them today.”