New Jersey governor visits Santa Barbara

Event cost $3,800 to participate in the social gathering

Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor,
POSTED: 06:57 PM PST Feb 12, 2013    UPDATED: 11:31 PM PST Feb 12, 2013 
Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited Santa Barbara on Tuesday, according to NewsChannel 3 sources.

Governor Christie was in town for a fundraiser on the 200 block of West Montecito Street. The event cost $3,800 to participate in the social gathering.

The governor received a bottle of wine from an outspoken fan as he walked into the event. No word yet how long he will be in Santa Barbara.