Sarah Palin to Make a Visit to the Basin This Thursday

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - NewsWest 9 has confirmed former Vice-Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin has scheduled a visit to Midland this Thursday.

Palin is set to speak during a private fundraiser at the Petroleum Club, plus speak with conservatives at the UTPB CEED Building.

Local GOP officials have told NewsWest 9, you will need tickets to attend which range in the thousands of dollars, but it's not being run through the Republican Party.

Instead, you will need to contact the Liberty and Freedom Foundation.

Their number is 432-770-8440.

The Midland County Republican Party tells NewsWest 9, they will not be officially participating in this event.

They say there are questions about whether the group wants to split from the Republican Party.

Right now, the event is listed as a private fundraiser.