Who is the governor of the cracker state of Florida?
Republican Rick Scott is serving the January 2011 - January 2015 term.
In Florida, "cracker" refers to Floridians who were born and raised in the state, and whose families have lived there for several generations. Thus, "cracker vote" refers to support from such long-term Floridians. A 'cracker is also a derogatory term for a 'white person' so a cracker vote can also mean 'the white vote', or the 'white trash vote.'
Has any governor of Florida ever vetoed a bill that would have legalized same-sex civil unions in that state?
Has any governor of Florida ever vetoed a bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage in that state?
cracker was the name given to cowboys in Florida due to the cracking sound of the bull whips they used to help herd cattle. Cracker horses are hardy small horses that come from the original Spanish stock that was first brought over and were named after the cowboys that rode them. There is also Florida Cracker Cattle.
The first Florida State Governor to serve more than one term was LeRoy Collins. He was reelected in 1956 to a full four-year term after serving the previous half term. The first Florida State Governor to serve two full terms is Reubin Askew. He was reelected in 1974 to a four-year term after serving the previous four-year term. He and Jeb Bush are currently tied as the longest serving Florida State Governors.
Has any governor of Florida ever vetoed a bill that would have established a statewide registry of same-sex domestic partnerships in that state?
The Florida budget is a 12 month process. First the governor and the Office of Policy and Budget plan for long term expenditures and budget requests from the legislature. Then state agencies prepare their budget requests, and plan the internal operating budget. Next the governor and legislature review and revise the budgets, and finally the governor signs the approved budgets into law.
That depends on when you are referring to. The first military governor was Andrew Jackson (March 10, 1821 - December 31, 1821). The first governor of the Florida territory was William Duval (April 17, 1822 - April 24, 1834). The first governor of the state of Florida was William D. Moseley (June 25, 1845 - October 1, 1849).