CONTACT: Romney Press Office
February 20, 2012
MITT ROMNEY ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENTS FROM
Mitt Romney today announced the support of Oakland County Sheriff Mike
Bouchard, former Michigan State Senator Alan Sanborn, Macomb County,
and former State Representative Bill Runco, Wayne County.
proud to earn the support of more Michigan leaders,” said Mitt Romney.
“They have been longtime voices in Michigan for conservative
principles. They share my views of limited government and creating an
economic climate to foster growth and empower small businesses. In the
coming days, their support will be crucial in spreading this message to
order to change business as usual in Washington, we need someone from
outside Washington as president,” said Sheriff Mike Bouchard. “Mitt
Romney spent his life outside Washington, working in the private
sector, growing companies and utilizing conservative principles in the
real world. This is the leadership that we need at this critical
moment, both for Michigan and the country. I am proud to support Mitt
Romney and encourage all of those who want someone with a record of
results in the White House to come out and vote for Mitt Romney next
his support, former State Senator Alan Sanborn said, “Michigan voters
are looking for a clear conservative that will reverse the failed
policies of the last four years. That’s why I’m proud to stand with
Mitt Romney. He has a track record of balancing budgets and turning
troubled enterprises around. That’s the type of leadership we need in
Washington. I urge my fellow Michiganders who want to defeat President
Obama and elect a conservative who will bring change to join me in
Romney is the conservative candidate we need to lead our country,” said
former State Representative Bill Runco. “He has a bold plan to bring
fiscal sanity back to Washington by cutting spending, balancing the
budget, and reforming entitlements. Americans cannot afford four more
years of Barack Obama. His policies have failed the country and failed
Michigan. I trust that Mitt Romney has the proven leadership and
experience to get our country back on track.”
On Sheriff Mike Bouchard:
Mike Bouchard Is The Sheriff Of
Oakland County, Michigan.
to becoming Oakland County Sheriff, Bouchard served in the Michigan
State Senate for eight years. Bouchard has been a Republican candidate
for Governor and Senator in Michigan.
On Alan Sanborn:
Alan Sanborn Was Elected To The
Michigan State Senate In 2001.
previously served in the Michigan House of Representatives in 1998. He
was also a Macomb County probation officer for twenty years. He and his
wife Lori reside in Richmond, Michigan.
On Bill Runco:
Runco Was A Judge Of The 19th District Court For Twelve Years And A
Member Of The Michigan Legislature For 6 Years Prior To His Judgeship.
is a member of the Michigan Republican State Committee and chairman of
the Wayne County Republican Committee. Mr. Runco is a graduate of
University of Michigan Law School.