Chris Christie to Stump For GOP Candidate in Missouri
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in southwest Missouri later this month to raise money for Republican gubernatorial nominee Dave Spence.
The Springfield News-Leader reports the Spence campaign confirmed Monday that Christie will speak at a fundraiser in the city the afternoon of Sept. 23.
Spence is challenging Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
Spence campaign manager Jared Craighead told The News-Leader some details are still being worked out, including the fundraiser’s location.
An email from the Greene County Republican Committee announcing the event said tickets for the general reception are $500 per person. For $10,000, donors may attend a private roundtable with Christie before the reception.
A Spence fundraiser with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell last month in St. Louis drew 125 people and raised more than $150,000.
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