Miami (AP) - A Florida judge has rejected a legal maneuver could have enabled thousands of Republican contributors to seek refunds of up to $7.5 million they gave to support a GOP Senate candidacy by Gov. Charlie Crist.
Circuit Judge Jack Schoonover in
The two contributors gave money to Crist when he was campaigning for U.S. Senate as a Republican. They sued in
The case cast doubt on Crist's ability to finance his Senate race. Crist is running against Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Kendrick Meek in the Nov. 2 election.