– Mitt Romney
today announced his Idaho Statewide Steering Committee, including his
Statewide Co-Chairmen, Governor Butch Otter and United States Senator
“I am proud to have the support of so many Idaho
leaders,” said Mitt Romney.
“They will help spread my message to Idaho voters of creating jobs,
balancing our budget, and reversing President Obama’s failed policies.”
has the experience needed to grow the economy and create jobs,” said
Governor Butch Otter. “President Obama’s policies have led to more job
losses and have failed to pull the country out of the economic
Announcing his support, Senator Jim Risch said,
record of job creation stands in contrast to President Obama’s failed
policies that have led to more job losses. We need a President with
experience creating jobs – Mitt Romney has that experience.”
Background On Mitt Romney’s Idaho
Otter Was Elected In 2006 And Reelected In 2010.
Before being elected Governor, Otter represented Idaho’s 1st
Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives and was
elected as Idaho’s Lieutenant Governor for four terms and previously
served two terms in the Idaho House of Representatives. Otter has over
thirty years of experience working in the private sector.
U.S. Senator Jim
Risch Was Elected In 2008.
Risch currently sits on five Senate committees, including the
and Natural Resources Committee and the Committee on Small Business and
Entrepreneurship. Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Risch
served Idaho as Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and State Senator.
addition to being a successful rancher and attorney, Senator Risch also
operates several small businesses.
Members of Mitt Romney’s Statewide Steering