Federal Judge in Florida denies new trial in intra-Reform Party dispute

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On November 12, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle (of Tallahassee, Florida) denied a request for a new trial, in Reform Party v O’Hara. Back in August 2007, a jury had found that the most recent Reform Party national convention was invalid. That had the effect of reinstating Rodney Martin of Arizona as national chair, instead of Charles Foster of Texas. That jury decision has now been reaffirmed.

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