|Crist picks local chair of Dems as running mate|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist chose Miami-Dade County Democratic Party Chairwoman Annette Taddeo as his running mate Thursday, a pick that could help him ease any doubts among the important South Florida party base that his political conversion is for real.
Taddeo, 47, also serves as a Florida Democratic Party vice chair and sits on the Democratic National Committee’s executive committee. She was her party’s nominee for Congress in an unsuccessful campaign against Republican incumbent Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in 2008.
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