Fitch campaign defectors supporting McRae

Two of incumbent Republican state Treasurer Lynn Fitch’s former campaign gurus are supporting her primary opponent, David McRae of Ridgeland.

Hayes Dent, who ran Fitch’s 2011 campaign, and fundraiser Sara Williams are both on the invite list for a McRae fundraiser this week.

McRae, 34, is a lawyer from Ridgeland and the grandson of the founder of the McRae’s department store chain. He’s making his first run for political office.

Clarion Ledger