PRESS RELEASE from Romney for President


CONTACT: Romney Press Office

November 7, 2011


Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the endorsements of former Michigan Congressmen Vern Ehlers and Joe Knollenberg, as well as additional members of the Michigan Legislature and Oakland County elected officials and Republican leaders.
“I am thrilled that these great leaders from Michigan are joining my campaign,” said Mitt Romney. “The people of Michigan deserve a president who will focus on creating jobs, cutting wasteful spending, and keeping taxes low. I look forward to working with these leaders to bring my conservative message to Michigan and the whole country.”
Elected Officials And Leaders Endorsing Mitt Romney:

Former Congressman Vern Ehlers
Former Congressman Joe Knollenberg
State Senator Goeff Hansen
State Senator John Proos
State Representative Mike Callton
State Representative Ken Horn
State Representative Bradford Jacobsen
State Representative Ken Yonker
Bill Bullard, Oakland County Clerk
John McCullough, Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner
Mike Gingell, Chairman, Oakland County Board of Commissioners
Andrew “Rocky” Raczkowski, Former House Majority Floor Leader
Paul Welday, Former Candidate For Congress
Dennis Cowan, Former Chairman, Oakland County Republican Party
Ronna Romney, Former Republican National Committeewoman
These Individuals Join The Already Released Romney Leadership Team In Michigan:
Attorney General Bill Schuette, Michigan Campaign Chairman
Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, Michigan Campaign Co-Chair
Speaker Jase Bolger, Michigan Campaign Co-Chair
John Rakolta, Jr., National Finance Chairman
G. Scott Romney, National Finance Co-Chair
Saul Anuzis, Republican National Committeeman
State Representative Holly Hughes, Republican National Committeewoman
Ambassador Peter F. Secchia, former Republican National Committeeman
Nancy Danhof, Secretary of the State Board of Education
Melanie Foster, Vice Chair of the Michigan State Board of Trustees
L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive 

State Senator Dave Hildenbrand
State Senator Rick Jones
State Senator Roger Kahn
State Senator Mike Kowall
State Senator Jim Marleau
State Senator John Pappageorge
State Senator Phil Pavlov
State Senator Tonya Schuitmaker

State Representative Jim Stamas, Majority Floor Leader
State Representative Dave Agema
State Representative Jon Bumstead
State Representative Kurt Damrow
State Representative Frank Foster
State Representative Joe Haveman
State Representative Gail Haines
State Representative Kurt Heise
State Representative Marty Knollenberg
State Representative Eileen Kowall
State Representative Matt Lori
State Representative Greg MacMaster
State Representative Chuck Moss
State Representative Margaret O’Brien
State Representative Mark Ouimet
State Representative Lisa Posthumus-Lyons
State Representative Paul Scott
State Representative Wayne Schmidt                
State Representative John Walsh
State Representative Dale Zorn