Ann Romney to keynote Conn. Republicans' dinner
STAMFORD, Conn.—The wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for the Connecticut GOP's annual Prescott Bush Awards Dinner.
State Republican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola announced Thursday that Ann Romney will appear at the April 23 event at the Stamford Marriott Hotel.
A Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-uh-pee-ak) University poll released last week showed that Mitt Romney, the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts, has strong support among Connecticut Republicans.
Romney garnered 42 percent of the vote. He was followed by former Sen. Rick Santorum with 19 percent.
The survey of 429 Republicans had a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4.7 percentage points
Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York and Rhode Island are holding GOP primaries on April 24.