Vice President Mike Pence is slated to be the keynote speaker at the Republican Party of Florida’s annual Statesman Diner during their November state conference in Orlando.
Pence – with “special guest” U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio – is to highlight the dinner set for Thursday, Nov. 2 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, kicking off the two-day conference.
Also billed for the kickoff dinner to the quarterly party meeting are three of the four members of the Florida Cabinet, though not Gov. Rick Scott. The other advertised guests include Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Florida Senate President Joe Negron, and Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran.
General tickets are $200 for the dinner, with executive committee members and College Republicans getting discounts.