Kellyanne Conway to speak at NCGOP convention

White House advisor Kellyanne Conway reaches out to embrace conservative TV and radio personality Sean Hannity as she arrives for the opening day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)

RALEIGH — The N.C. Republican Party announced this week that Kellyanne Conway will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 NCGOP Convention lunch on June 3 at the Wilmington Convention Center. Conway made history in 2016 as the first woman to run a winning presidential campaign and is currently senior White House adviser.”I am absolutely delighted that Kellyanne has agreed to be a keynote speaker at our state convention,” said NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes. “Her nonstop passion and dedication is inspiring to all. She’s an integral piece of the Republican Party as a whole, and we thank her greatly for her willingness to support our state party.”The state’s Republican Party Convention will be held June 2nd through the 4th in Wilmington N.C. where delegates from across the state will gather to set the party platform and meet with party leaders. Delegates will also vote on whether current NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes will continue at the helm of the state party. In February, Hayes announced that he will seek re-election. He said he will focus on combating voter fraud and continue effort to boost fundraising and volunteer participation.