Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann will keynote the fall California Republican Party convention in Los Angeles, party Chairman Tom Del Beccaro announced today.
That ought to drive up dinner ticket sales. Bachmann is drawing crowds around the country as Republicans nationwide search for a nominee capable of taking on Democratic President Barack Obama next year.
Bachmann’s appearance in the blue state of California might confuse some folks. But it is a good deal for the party and Bachmann: The party attracts attention and attendees, while the candidate collects contributions. California is traditionally an ATM for candidates of both parties.
Read on for the email the California GOP sent out:Dear (Name deleted):
I have some exciting news – Michele Bachmann is coming to L.A. Live on September 16th to help the California Republican Party kick off its Fall Convention!
Rep. Bachmann, a favorite at Republican gatherings around the country and one of the leading GOP presidential candidates in 2012, has agreed to be our keynote speaker at the Friday night banquet at the California Republican Party fall convention in Los Angeles this September.
Elected in 2006, Michele is the first Republican woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota. She’s a leading advocate for tax reform, a staunch opponent of wasteful government spending, and a strong proponent of adherence to the Constitution, as intended by the Founding Fathers.
This is a great opportunity for the CRP to hear from one of the most exciting leaders in our party. Congresswoman Bachmann is a dynamic speaker, and her pure energy and vibrancy will be a big hit with our delegates.
Be sure to save the date – Friday, September 16th – and book your hotel rooms at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live right away by going to the CRP Fall Convention website HERE. Registration for the event will begin in mid-August. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
All the best,
Tom Del Beccaro