MITT ROMNEY 2008
“True Strength For America’s Future”
“ We rise to the occasion time and again.
Whatever we face, whatever challenges we
have, there is no challenge greater than that
which can be achieved by drawing upon the
spirit of the people of America. This is the
hope of the world. We will always be such."
Final Speech as RGA Chair, November 30, 2006
Full Name: Willard Mitt Romney
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Religion: Mormon ( Latter Day Saint)
Party Affiliation: Republican
Nationality: United States
Past Political Experience: Governor of
the son of 1968 presidential candidate George W.
Ann Romney, in high
Romney married his high school girlfriend Ann
Davies in 1968.
Graduated from the Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills
• Attended Stanford University for two quarters and
transferred to Brigham Young University.
• He was valedictorian, earning his B.A. summa
cum laude in 1971.
In 1984, Romney worked at Bain & Company
Co-found a Bain & Company spin-off private
equity investment firm called Bain Capital.
PAST POLITICAL EXPERIENCE
Governor of the State of Massachusetts 2002-
Candidate for the U.S
IMPORTANT PERSONAL EXPERIENCE
He went on a missionary in France
for two years.
MITT VS. REPUBLICANS
• Mitt vs Giuliani - Abortion
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•Mitt vs Huckabee - Death Penalty
•Mitt vs Thompson - Same sex Marriages
•Mitt vs McCain - Taxation
•Mitt vs Paul - Use of Medical Marijuana
•Mitt vs Hunter - Gun Control
MITT on “ THE IRAQ WAR”
• “So long as there is a reasonable prospect of
success, our wisest course is to seek stability in
Iraq, with additional troops endeavoring to secure
the civilian population."
MITT on the “ WAR ON TERROR”
• “An effective strategy will involve both military and diplomatic actions
to support modern Muslim nations. America must help lead a broad-
based international coalition that promotes secular education,
modern financial and economic policies, international trade, and
MITT on HEALTHCARE
"We can't have as a nation 40 million people -- or, in my state, half a million --
saying, 'I don't have insurance, and if I get sick, I want someone else to pay."
- Governor Romney, USA Today, July 5, 2005
“ The health of our nation can be improved
by extending health insurance to all
Americans, not through a government
program or new taxes, but through market
MITT on IMMIGRATION
• “ We must reform the current immigration laws so we can secure our
borders, implement a mandatory biometrically enabled, tamper proof
documentation and employment verification system, and increase
legal immigration into America. “
MITT on TAXES
“ Keeping taxes low and simplifying the code will grow the
economy and enhance our competitiveness.”
MITT on ENERGY
“We must become independent from foreign sources of oil.”
MITT on AMERICAN VALUES
“American values are respect for hard work, sacrifice, civility, love of
family, respect for life, education and love of freedom. To remain a
superpower in the world we must continuously and vigorously
reaffirm these key components that have led to America's greatness
as a country.”
MITT on EDUCATION
“It is time to raise the bar on education by making teaching a true
profession, measuring progress, providing a focus on math and
science, and involving parents from the beginning of a child's school
• The New York Times : “Some evangelicals view Mormonism as
something similar to a cult.”
• MSNBC.com , “Romney was an abortion rights supporter during his
2002 race for governor and an unsuccessful US Senate bid in 1994.
He has said he changed his mind on abortion after reflection on a
November 2004 meeting with a Harvard stem cell researcher, and
now considers himself “‘pro-life.’”
• Some people are worried that his religion will affect the way that he
would govern our country. Some think that his morals will get in the
MITT IN DEBATES
- Gets right to the point
- Quick with answers
- Speaks well
morals will get in
- Speaks like he knows
what he is talking the way.
about -Challenges his
- Has supports for his beliefs and if he
answers can separate the
- Does not backstab his church from the
assassination -Not enough
- Holds his temper experience
Total Receipts: $62,829,069
Total Spent: $53,612,552
Cash on Hand: $9,216,517
Date of last report: September 30, 2007
Federal Funds $0 0%
Other $631,616 1%
WHO VOTES FOR MITT?
•People for small
WHO WONT VOTE FOR MITT?
• Possibly other religions
• People that fear his morals will get in the
• Pro- Choice
WORKS CITED/ CONSULTED
"Americans for Mitt." Mitt '08. 2006. 10 Nov. 2007
"Five Brothers." Five Brothers: the Romney Campaign Blog. 2007. 12 Nov.
"Governor Mitt Romney." Mitt Romney. 2007. 10 Nov. 2007
"Mitt Romney on the Issues." On the Issues. 2007. 9 Nov. 2007
"Project Vote Smart." Willard Mitt Romney. 2006. 12 Nov. 2007