Boston, MA –
Romney today earned the
support of influential California elected officials.
am proud to have the support of so many elected officials from
California,” said Mitt Romney. “I look forward to working with them
during my campaign to promote job growth and reverse President Obama’s
his support, Congressman Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed
Services, said, “President Obama’s policies have failed California and
the country. Mitt Romney has a proven record of job creation in both
the private sector and as a governor.”
Romney’s record as governor speaks for itself,” said State Senate
Republican Leader Bob Dutton. “He created jobs, balanced budgets, and
cut taxes. Mitt Romney knows how the economy works and he has the
much-needed experience to lead the country out of the economic
Background On California
Elected Officials Endorsing Mitt Romney:
Congressman Buck McKeon Was
First Elected In 1992.
is the current chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Before
his election to Congress, McKeon served on the Santa Clarita city
council and also served as Santa Clarita’s first mayor.
Congresswoman Mary Bono
Mack Was Elected In 1998.
Mack serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee and is the Chairwoman
of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. In this role,
Bono Mack is focused on job creation and investment in America.
State Senate Republican
Leader Bob Dutton Was First Elected To The State Senate In 2004.
Dutton was elected Republican Leader of the State Senate in 2010. In
addition to his duties in the Senate, Dutton is the CEO of Dutton &
Associates, Inc, a real estate investment and management firm.
State Senator Tony
Strickland Has Served In The Senate Since 2008.
Prior to his
election to the State Senate, Strickland was a State
Assemblyman for six years. Strickland has focused on job creation and
earned a reputation as a taxpayer advocate. He is also Vice President
of GreenWave Energy Solutions LLC.
State Senator Sharon Runner
Was Elected In 2011.
Runner served in the State Assembly before her election. During her
time in both the State Senate and Assembly, Runner has focused on
education and children’s issues.
State Senator Bob Huff
Serves As The Republican Caucus Chairman.
served in the Assembly from 2004 to 2008 and was on the Diamond Bar
city council from 1995 to 2004. Huff also served as Mayor of Diamond
Bar from 1997 to 2001. In the State Senate, Huff has been a strong
advocate for education reform.
State Senator Sam Blakeslee
Was Elected To The State Senate In 2010.
his election, Blakeslee served in the State Assembly from 2004 to 2010.
Blakeslee serves as the Chairman of the Select Committee on Recovery,
Reform and Realignment, a Senate think tank designed to spur job
creation and fix budget problems.
State Senator Mark Wyland
Was Elected In 2010.
Wyland serves on the Appropriations, Business, Professions and Economic
Development and Governmental Organization Committees. Wyland is focused
on legislation to create jobs and grow the economy.
Assemblyman Paul Cook Was
Elected In 2006.
He previously served on the Yucca Valley Town Council. Cook serves as
the Chair of the Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee and also serves on
the Governmental Organization Committee and the Accountability and
Administrative Review Committee.
Assemblyman Jim Silva Was
Elected In 2006.
served on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and was Mayor of
Huntington Beach. Silva was a high school economics teacher for