(CNN) - Florida's independent Gov. Charlie Crist has received another endorsement in his bid for the state's open Senate seat. This one came from California's Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Schwarzenegger endorsed Crist via Twitter, writing "Our country needs someone like him in DC right now."
Crist responded in a statement to supporters, acknowledging Schwarzenegger's bipartisan work on environmental issues and thanking him for his support.
Recent polling has Crist trailing Republican candidate Marco Rubio by double digets. Crist and Rubio will face Democrat Kendrick Meek in the November election.