Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN) will speak to North Carolina Republicans during the 2009 NCGOP Convention held June 12-14 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Congressman Pence will be a special guest at the evening banquet on Friday, June 12.
Pence was first elected to Congress in 2000 and was most recently elected to a fifth term in November of 2008. He also was elected unanimously by House Republicans to serve as House Republican Conference Chairman in November 2008. In his role as Conference Chairman, he helps to develop and disseminate the message of the Republican Conference and to promote its members.
Congressman Pence describes himself as "a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order."
Chairman Linda Daves, North Carolina Republican Party, made the following statement:
“We are incredibly pleased to have Congressman Pence join us as a special guest and speaker at our 2009 convention. Congressman Pence is not only a visionary and a bold advocate for conservative principles, but he is also a man of great humility and integrity. We are honored to have him as a guest in North Carolina and look forward to hearing him cast a vision for making our party stronger and better."