It’s the time of the year when state legislative candidates begin to launch their re-election bids. And the announcement is typically matched to a fundraiser.
Wake Forest Republican Chris Malone is among them and he’s bringing a special guest: Ann-Marie Murrell of PolitiChicks.
The conservative pundit is expected to attend and talk about “topics that are important to all of us Republicans” at Malone’s kick-off fundraiser. Murrell, a Texas native who lives in Los Angeles, runs a blog and is a frequent commentator on Hollywood and politics, according to her website. She is a former Democrat who turned Republican on 9/11 and now aligns with the tea party.
For his part, Malone will lay out campaign strategy and answer questions at the Thursday event in Raleigh, according to an invitation.
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The hosts are expected to give $5,000 and sponsors $3,000. A single ticket is $150.