Republican National Committeewoman from Pennsylvania Christine Olson co-hosted a Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona fundraiser for candidate Pete Hershberger last night. The soiree was actually in district 28 at the quaint Arizona Inn. About 15 to 20 people showed up for hors d’oeuvres at the $125 event. Even former State Senator Toni Hellon attended. Democrat donor Joan Cauthorn was listed as the other host besides Olson.
Thursday night’s event continues Hershberger’s knack for raising funds from out-of-district special interest groups like Maricopa County lawyers, lobbyists, and PAC’s.
Hershberger is in a tough position in the primary. If he raises too little money he will have trouble getting out his message. Too much and he will just end up funding the Al Melvin campaign thanks to the voter approved Citizens Clean Elections Commission.