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PHOTOS: NC HOUSE SPEAKER, THOM TILLIS, AT CATHY WRIGHT FUNDRAISER

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A FUNDRAISER FOR CATHY WRIGHT WAS HOSTED BY KAREN AND GUS KOLIAS ON DECEMBER 12, 2011.   CATHY HAS RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THAT SHE IS A CANDIDATE FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA HOUSE.   NORTH CAROLINA HOUSE SPEAKER, THOM TILLIS, WAS THE GUEST SPEAKER AT THE EVENT.

Cathy Wright and NC House Speaker, Thom Tillis

Karen Kolias, Hostess, and Karla Moellering

Cynthia Heinz, Ruth Bishop and Gus Kolias, host of the event

Nancy Clark, Cathy Wright and Ginny Cole

Lynn Gschwind, Carolyn Hunter and Gladys Kofalt

Cathy Wright, Candidate for the NC House of Representatives

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CATHY WRIGHT ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR NC DISTRICT 54 HOUSE SEAT

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

CHATHAM’S NEWLY FORMED REPUBLICAN TUSK CLUB FUNDRAISING EVENT – DECEMBER 1, 2011
Representative Paul Stam, NC Republican House Leader, Cathy Wright, Chatham County Republican Party Chair, and Jim Duncan, Chatham County Republican Party Vice Chair

Becky Gray of the John Locke Foundation

On Thursday, December 1, the newly formed Chatham Country Republican Tusk Club held a fundraising reception at Governors Club.    Ms. Becky Gray of the John Locke Foundation was the guest speaker.  Also in attendance was Republican House Leader, Representative Paul Stam.

Cathy Wright,  the Chair of the Chatham County Republican Party, announced that  she will run for the open seat in House District 54, which now includes all of Chatham County and parts of Lee County.  Wright ran for the State House in 2010.  She earned 43% of the vote against a 30-year, very liberal, well-entrenched legislator, the former Speaker Joe Hackney.  With new voting district lines, the House district is now a more favorable place for a conservative win.
To learn more about Cathy, please visit her website:   www.wrightforthehouse.com

To learn more about Cathy, please visit her website:   www.wrightforthehouse.com

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CATHY WRIGHT, REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR NC HOUSE, DISTRICT 54

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Cathy Wright

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Cathy and I have been married for 38 years.  Now, on the eve of a critically important mid-term election, please let me tell you about her.  My hope is that you will come to understand why your vote for Cathy is important for you in District 54 and for the state.  In short, you are about to meet a hard worker and an effective, fiscally conservative advocate.

Cathy’s CV is not brief, so bear with me.  After graduating from Russell Sage College with a B.S. in nursing, she worked as an RN, and then taught nursing at Georgia Baptist School of Nursing.  We were blessed with two children, and Cathy stayed at home to raise them.  Our daughter now lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband and two children, but only after successful careers as a ballet dancer and a high school English literature teacher.  Major David Wright, our son and a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in the class of 2000, is an F-22 pilot at Elmendorf Air Force Base and Chief of 3rd Wing Weapons and Tactics.  When our children had shown us that Cathy had instilled in them the Right Stuff, Cathy began her own third career.  Her list of accomplishments includes Development Director for the Atlanta Ballet (as a volunteer), Development Director for the Kidney Foundation of Virginia, and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology (both of which she elevated to Model State Society status).  Her eye societies’ responsibilities included management of the associations and their finances, membership development, community relations, meeting planning, strategic planning, and advocacy.  I have a filing cabinet full of the awards and honors bestowed upon her, including a special one from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, none of which she’ll let me put on display (there’s only just so much room for pictures of the grandchildren).  (more…)

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CATHY WRIGHT AT THE SPENDING REVOLT RALLY

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Cathy Wright, Republican candidate for the N.C. House of Representtives, District 54 with two of her supporters

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NC GOP’S GOAL IS TO CONTROL STATE LEGISLATURE

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

THE NEWS & OBSERVER
Sat, Sep 25, 2010

GOP stalks historic prize to control state legislature

CORNELIUS Rep. Thom Tillis’ cell phone rings to the tune of “Sunshine,” an old ’70s protest song that could be the anthem of his campaign to make N.C. history.

“This old world, she’s gonna turn around,” sings a voice. “Brand new bells’ll be ringing.”

The world Tillis and other Republicans are trying to turn around is the state legislature. Few are more single-minded in that effort than Tillis, the second-ranking House Republican.

Seventeen months ago, the Cornelius businessman quit his job as an IBM management consultant to devote himself full time to the effort. Since then he has worn out a set of tires on his Toyota pickup, traveling the state recruiting candidates and helping them hone issues and raise money.

“Very few people have the opportunity to do something that could change the course of history for the state,” says Tillis, 50. “This election without question is the most important in North Carolina since the Great Depression.”

Some analysts say Republicans – poised for big gains nationally – are well within reach of taking control of the House for the first time in more than a decade, and the Senate for the first time in more then a century. (more…)

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CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISER FOR CATHY WRIGHT

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Cathy Wright, Republican candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives, District 54

Thom Tillis, Republican Minority Whip, North Carolina House of Representatives

Representative James Boles, NC House , Nancy Clark and Ed Harland

Marilyn and Don Lummus, Dennis and Joyce Clark and friends

Carole Gunn, Karla Moellering, Gladys and Jim Kofalt

Brian Bock (in blue shirt), candidate for Chatham County Commissioner, his wife, Jeanna and Brad and Samantha Johnson

Nancy Clark, Heather Johnson and Beverly Harland

David Morris, Cathy's campaign manager and his friend, Jamie

John Stowe and friends

Cathy Wright and Brian Bock

Great music and a delicious dinner

Cathy Wright, all "fired up" and ready to win!

Nancy Clark, Cathy Wright and Beverly Harland

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Photos of Martha Jenkins fundraiser for Cathy Wright

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Martha Jenkins introducing Cathy Wright

Cathy Wright, Representative Virginia Foxx, Rosemarie Wenzel and Carol Johnson

Terri Tyson and Cathy

Representative Pat Hurley of Randolph County, Martha Jenkins and Linda Petrou

Joan Long, Representative Pat Hurley of Randolph County and Ellyn Courts

Karen Mackall, Cathy's daughter and Cathy Wright

Virginia Foxx, a special guest who is a Representative to the U.S. Congress

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New Brian Bock campaign video featuring ALL of our local candidates!

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

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RNC’S WOMEN’S SUMMIT IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Michele Bachmann Speaks at Women's Summit in Washington, D.C.

Conservative Women at RNC's Women Summit. Martha Jenkins, Cathy Wright, Nancy Clark, Linda Petrou, Anne Clifford, Mary Lou Richardson, Phyllis Deaton and Pat Murray

Michael Steele and Cathy Wright at RNC's Women's Summit

Cathy Wright and Jan Larimer, Co-Chairman of the RNC at the Women's Summit

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Monday, May 10th, 2010

Cathy Wright

Wright For The House

Candidate for North Carolina House of Representatives,

District 54

Voters Voice Frustration

Posted by Cathy Wright on May 6, 2010 in Press Release

Wright says campaign is all about jobs, taxes and spending
CHAPEL HILL, NC: While helping other Republican candidates at the polls during early voting and on primary election day, Cathy Wright learned about voter frustration. “Across the board, Democrats, Republicans and Independents, they’re all frustrated. They’ve ‘had enough’ and don’t like how their hard-earned money is spent by the current leadership.” She said people feel helpless and hopeless. (more…)

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