United States Elections 2008
Republican Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney (1947)
Filed a statement of
candidacy with the FEC
on January 3, 2007
Current job: Term
governor ended in
Birth date: March
12, 1947; Detroit,
University, B.A., 1971;
M.B.A., J.D., 1975
at management consulting firm Bain & Company Inc.
Capital, a venture capital and investment company.
as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate against
incumbent Ted Kennedy.
With the 2002 Winter
Olympics mired in controversy, he took over as
president and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing
Elected governor of
Massachusetts. He did not seek a second term in
George Romney, was a three-term governor of Michigan
and made an unsuccessful run for the GOP
presidential nomination in 1968.
Romney is the author of "Turnaround: Crisis,
Leadership, and the Olympic Games" (2004).