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Appeals court rules for Perry Thurston in matching funds case

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Perry Thurston Jr., now a state senator, has won the latest round in a court battle over state matching funds for his failed 2014 bid for Attorney General. A unanimous three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach Wednesday reversed a decision by the state’s Division of Elections, under Gov. Rick Scott, to deny Thurston matching funds for that race. Thurston, a former House Democratic Leader who was term limited in 2014, lost that year’s primary to…

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