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A (partial) Crist list of wedding guests

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December

UPDATE: Also on Gov. Charlie Crist's wedding guest list:

Senate President Jeff Atwater

Congressman Robert Wexler, perhaps the only Democrat

Geraldo Rivera

Former U.S. Sen. Connie Mack, and US Rep Connie Mack IV, R-Fla., and his wife, U.S. Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif. She is the widow of Sonny Bono.

Watson Haynes, a Pinellas politico

St. Pete College chief Carl Kuttler Jr.

Miami lobbyist Ron Book

Tallahassee lobbyist Brian Ballard and his wife and daughters just walked in

Kathleen Shanahan, former chief of staff to Gov. Jeb Bush, and guest and Marty Fiorentino, lobbyist and campaign supporter

Gov's former legal advisor Chris Kise

Charles and Fay Mackey Nielsen, longtime St. Pete residents and philanthropists.

Gov's barber Carl Troup and a guest.

Dr. Bill and Janet Hunter of St. Pete Beach just arrived. The Hunters are friends with the governor's parents.

Gus Stavros, president of Enterprise Florida, and wife Frances Stavros

Attorney General Bill McCollum and his wife

Gov. Crist's chief of staff Eric Eickenberg and his wife

Matt Silverman, president Tampa Bay Rays.

Stuart Sternberg, Tampa Bay Rays principal owner.

John Stross, real estate developer, owner Leverock’s restaurant.

Mayor Rick and Joyce Baker, St. Petersburg. Dr. Bill and Janet Hunter, St. Pete Beach.

Brent and Debbie Sembler, Pinellas Park.

St. Petersburg Times editor, CEO and chairman Paul Tash and his wife, Karyn Tash, St. Petersburg.

From the so-called fourth floor of the lobbying world: David Rancourt, Ron Book and Brian Ballard.

From the state Board of Education: Bobby Martinez, Kathleen Shanahan and Dr. A.K. Desai. From the Legislature: Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg.

Those are a few of the 220 or so people who were invited to Crist's wedding Friday night in St. Petersburg. More here.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 4:09pm]

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