Travels of Former Gov. Mitt Romney—June 2012

Former Gov. Mitt Romney  |  President Barack Obama   

Romney continued his intensive fundraising, holding more than 30 fundraisers during the month in addtion to the "First National Romney Victory Leadership Retreat," a three-day event for major donors in Deer Valley, UT.  Romney also did a stretch of retail campaigning in an “Every Town Counts” bus tour from June 15-19, visiting six states that Obama carried in 2008 (+).




Riverside, CA
Newport Beach, CA

San Diego, CA

La Jolla, CA

Portland, OR
Seattle, WA

Fort Worth, TX
Dallas, TX

Fort Worth, TX
San Antonio, TX
Houston, TX

St. Louis, MO

Des Moines, IA
Salt Lake City, UT

no info.

no info.

Atlanta, GA

Orlando, FL
Nashville, TN

Washington, DC
Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, OH
Chicago, IL

Stratham, NH
Milford, NH

Weatherly, PA
Quakertown, PA
Cornwall, PA

Brunswick, OH
Newark, OH
Troy, OH

Janesville, WI
Dubuque, IA
Davenport, IA

Frankenmuth, MI
DeWitt, MI
Holland, MI

Grand Rapids, MI
Troy, MI

Orlando, FL
Columbus, OH

Deer Valley, UT

Deer Valley, UT

Deer Valley, UT

Scottsdale, AZ

Salem, VA
Iselin, NJ

Sterling, VA
Washington, DC

Washington, DC
New York, NY

New York, NY
Buffalo, NY

Wolfeboro, NH

Note: This calendar is based on publicly available information from the campaign and news accounts.  The calendar above shows cities and towns.  The listing below includes impromptu stops and other details, again based on publicly available information.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations.

Fri. June 1, 2012
-Fundraiser at the Victoria Club in Riverside, CA. ($)
-Cocktail reception fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort in Newport Beach, CA. ($)

Sat. June 2, 2012
-Fundraiser at the Grand Del Mar in San Diego, CA. ($)

Sun. June 3, 2012.
-At their home in La Jolla, CA. 
(source: Michael Barbaro.  "The Candidate Next Door."  New York Times, June 6, 2012).

Mon. June 4, 2012
-Fundraising luncheon at the Governor Hotel in Portland, OR. ($)
Fundraisers in Medina, WA (Seattle area); King 5 news reported, "The
two fundraisers are both located at private homes on Evergreen Point Road."  One of the events is an evening cocktail reception fundraiser at the home of John G. Connors, former Microsoft CFO and partner at Ignition Partners LLC. (2$)

Tues. June 5, 2012
-Event on President Obama’s hostility to job creators at Southwest Office Systems in Fort Worth, TX.
-Fundraising event at Belo Mansion in Dallas, TX. ($)
-Fundraising dinner at the home of developer Harlan Crow in Highland Park, Dallas, TX. ($)

Wed. June 6, 2012
-Fundraising breakfast at the home of socialite/philanthropist Kit Moncrief in Fort Worth, TX. ($)
-Fundraising luncheon at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX. ($)
-Tele-town hall with NFIB members.
-Event at USAA headquarters (note USAA provides insurance and financial products and services to the military and their families; Romney had been scheduled to speak to USAA employees in late March, but postponed in order to receive the endorsement of former President George H.W. Bush).
-Fundraiser at the St. Regis Hotel in Houston, TX. ($)
-Fundraising dinner at the home of Jonathan Fairbanks in River Banks, Houston, TX. ($)
(source: details on Texas fundraisers reported by Wayne Slater, The Dallas Morning News).

Thurs. June 7, 2012
-Event at Production Products in St. Louis, MO.
-"An Evening with Mitt Romney" fundraiser at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton (St. Louis), MO. ($)

Fri. June 8, 2012
-Holds roundtable discussion with five farmers at Main Street Café, then public event at Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs, IA.
-Appears with Sen. Orrin Hatch for a photo op at Tac Air in Salt Lake City, UT.
-Fundraiser at the Grand America in Salt Lake City, UT. ($)
-Fundraising dinner at the home of Scott Keller, real estate investor in Davis County, UT. ($)

Sat. June 9, 2012
no info.

Sun. June 10, 2012
no info.

Mon. June 11, 2012
-Meets privately with Speaker of the House John Boehner for about an hour in Atlanta, GA.
-Two fundraising receptions at the Cobb Galleria Centre & Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA. ($)
-Fundraising dinner at a private home in Atlanta, GA. ($)

Tues. June 12, 2012
-Event at Con-Air Industries in Orlando, FL.
-Fundraiser at the Isleworth Country Club in Orlando, FL. ($)
-Fundraising lunch at a private home in Isleworth, Orlando, FL. ($)
-Fundraiser at the home of Lee Ann and Orrin Ingram (Ingram Industries) in Franklin (greater Nashville), TN. ($)

Wed. June 13, 2012
-Addresses Business Roundtable's quarterly meeting at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
-Two fundraising receptions at the Netherland Plaza hotel in Cincinnati, OH. ($)

Thurs. June 14, 2012
-Event at Seilkop Industries in Carthage, Cincinnati, OH.
-Fundraiser at Pump Room (a restaurant at the Public Chicago hotel) in Chicago, IL. ($)

Fri. June 15, 2012
“Every Town Counts” five-day, six-state bus tour.
-Event at Doug and Stella Scamman's Bittersweet Farm in Stratham, NH. (+)
-Ice cream social at Milford Oval in Milford, NH.

Sat. June 16, 2012
-Event at Weatherly Casting/Hazelton Casting in Weatherly, PA (Carbon County).
-Addresses Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Annual Briefing via satellite.
-Drops by the WaWa on Route 309 in Quakertown, PA (northern Bucks County). ...stop was scheduled for the WaWa at 1960 John Fries Highway in Quakertown, but after protesters gathered there the campaign moved the event to the WaWa on Route 309.
-Rally at Cornwall Iron Furnace in Cornwall, PA (Lebanon County).

Sun. June 17, 2012
-Father's Day pancake breakfast at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick, OH.
-Grassroots rally at Newark Town Square in Newark, OH.
-Drops by K's Hamburger Shop in Troy, OH.

Mon. June 18, 2012
-Event at Monterey Mills in Janesville, WI.
-Rides on the Spirit of Dubuque including with Iowa volunteers (the first 50 to make 300 calls) in Dubuque, IA.
-Grassroots rally at Le Claire Park and Bandshell in Davenport, IA.

Tues. June 19, 2012
-Small business roundtable followed by rally at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI.
-Drops by the Sweetie-licious Bakery Café in DeWitt, MI.
-Grassroots rally at Holland State Park in Holland, MI.

Wed. June 20, 2012
-Lunch reception fundraiser at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, MI. ($)
-Evening reception fundraiser at the Marriott in Troy, MI. ($)

Thurs, June 21, 2012
-Addresses NALEO 29th Annual Conference at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL.
-Evening reception fundraiser at the home of Les Wexner, founder of The Limited Brands, in New Albany (Columbus), OH. ($)

Fri. June 22, 2012
-"First National Romney Victory Leadership Retreat" event for major donors in Deer Valley, UT.

Sat. June 23, 2012
-"First National Romney Victory Leadership Retreat" event for major donors in Deer Valley, UT.

Sun. June 24, 2012

-"First National Romney Victory Leadership Retreat" event for major donors in Deer Valley, UT.

Mon. June 25, 2012
-Several fundraising events at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. ($)

Tues. June 26, 2012
-Event at Carter Machinery in Salem, VA.
-Evening fundraising reception w/ Gov. Chris Christie at the Renaissance Woodbridge hotel in Iselin, NJ. ($)

Wed. June 27, 2012

-Event at EIT, LLC in Sterling, VA.
-Fundraising dinner at the home of George and Suzy Pence (The Pence Group, developer of shopping malls) in Georgetown, Washington, DC. ($)

Thurs. June 28, 2012
-Responds to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare from 101 Constitution Avenue NW, 9th Floor (the Capitol in the background) in Washington, DC.
Two days of fundraising in NY area.
-Fundraising dinner in the penthouse home of investor Martin and Barbara Zweig in the New York Pierre Hotel in New York, NY. ($)

Fri. June 29, 2012
-Breakfast reception at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, NY.  ($)
-Fundraiser at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society in Buffalo, NY. ($)
-Fundraising dinner at the home Tony and Donna Gioia (he is former US Ambassador to Malta) in Buffalo, NY. ($)

Sat. June 30, 2012
-Family vacation at the summer home on Lake Winnipesaukee, Wolfeboro, NH.

Ann Romney
Tues. June 5, 2012
-"Afternoon with Ann" event with state Senator Anitere Flores at Islas Canarias in Miami, FL.

Wed. June 6, 2012

-Visits the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association in Ocala, FL.

Thurs. June 7, 2012
-Visits Woodlands Center For Specialized Medicine in Pensacola, FL.
-Reported by's George Talbot, fundraiser at a private residence in Mobile, AL. ($)

Fri. June 9, 2012
-Watches 2012 USEF Dressage Festival of Champions USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ.  Jan Ebeling (Moorpark, CA) and Rafalca, a horse they co-own, finished third.

Mon. June 11, 2012
-Reported by ABC News' Shushanna Walshe, fundraiser at the home of investment fund executive Barry Wynn in Spartanburg, SC. ($)

Tues. June 12, 2012
-Fundraiser at the BWI Marriott in Baltimore, MD. ($)

Fri. June 29, 2012
In a statement endorses Saratoga Springs, Utah Mayor Mia Love for Congress.

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