ROMNEY ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF SENATOR MEL MARTINEZ
Boston, MA – Mitt Romney
today announced the support of former Florida Senator Mel Martinez.
Senator Martinez will serve as Chairman of the campaign's National
“I am honored to count former Senator Martinez as an ally,” said Mitt
Romney. “The support of Florida voters will be critical and I look
forward to working with him to turn this economy around.”
Announcing his support, Senator Martinez said, “I have great confidence
that Mitt Romney is the candidate to get our country back on track.
remains a pressing issue both in Florida and across the nation. Now
more than ever, we need a leader who will get our country’s fiscal
house in order. From his experience in the private sector, Mitt Romney
understands how the real economy works and how jobs are created. As
Governor of Massachusetts, he balanced the budget without raising
taxes. I am proud to support him." Background
On Senator Mel Martinez: Former Senator Mel Martinez
Represented Florida In The U.S. Senate From 2005 To 2009.
He also served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Prior
to his election to the Senate, Martinez was Secretary of the Department
of Housing and Urban Development in the administration of President
George W. Bush. Previously, he practiced law in Florida.