The Real Deal Miami

Housing could shape state house race

May 26, 2009 03:59PM

The state’s housing crisis will figure prominently in the campaign to succeed Governor Charlie Crist as he leaves office to run for the U.S. Senate. State Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, a Democrat, will face off against Attorney General Bill McCollum, a Republican. Both have ties to the mortgage and development industries and their records provide ample fodder for campaign critics.