September 9 , 2013
President thama Mitt Romney
44 President Father was chairman and CEO of
Born in Hawaii and attended American Motors.
Colombia with a concentration in Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
International Relations, and then Church (Mormon).
3 year mission in France.
Senator in January 2005. Attended Harvard for Masters in
2007 announced running for Business Administration.
Presidency. 1998 – Approached by Olympics
November 2008 won presidential of Committee to be Chairman and
election and resigned from the CEO of the Salt Lake City Games.
Oversaw re-authorization of State Ran for governor and won in
Children’s Health Insurance 2002. Didn’t seek re-election, but
Program, Hate Crimes Prevention focused on becoming Republic
Act (includes victims based on party leader.
gender, sexuality, and ability), 2008 ran against John McCain but
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Act. lost.
Defeated Mitt Romney in second 2012 tried again and was
run for Presidency. successful, and ran for presidency
Not successful in pushing against Obama.
Congress. First Mormon to be Presidential
Political position: endorses same- nominee.
sex marriage, avoids getting
caught up in racial dialo