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Crist rewards donors



To fill three seats on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission earlier this month, Crist picked Broward County developer Ron Bergeron, Orlando development lawyer Ken Wright and Jacksonville construction company executive Kathy Barco. All three have been active supporters of the Republican Party in general and Crist in particular. For instance, Bergeron was among the crowd at Crist's $1-million kickoff fundraiser at the Tampa Airport Marriott in May 2005, the event that catapulted Crist to a financial lead he never relinquished.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:59pm]


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