Travels of Former Gov. Mitt Romney—September 2012

Former Gov. Mitt Romney  |  Ann Romney  |  Rep. Paul Ryan  ||  President Barack Obama 

Romney campaigned in seven battleground states (CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, OH and VA; not doing events in NC or WI) as well as an event in Pennsylvania.  He did at least 20 fundraisers.  He also did a debate camp in Vermont early in the month and several other sessions of debate prep..






Cincinnati, OH
*Jacksonville, FL

Wolfeboro, NH

Wolfeboro, NH

West Windsor, VT

West Windsor, VT

West Windsor, VT

Orange City, IA
Nashua, NH

Virginia Beach, VA
Richmond, VA

Boston, MA

Mansfield, OH
Lake Forest, IL

Reno, NV

Jacksonville, FL

Fairfax, VA
Long Island, NY

New York, NY
Painesville, OH
Kirtland Hills, OH

Belmont, MA

Pueblo, CO
Belmont, MA

Los Angeles, CA
Costa Mesa, CA

Salt Lake City, UT
Dallas, TX

Atlanta, GA
Coral Gables/Miami, FL

Sarasota, FL
No. Palm Beach, FL

Las Vegas, NV
Hillsborough, CA

Del Mar, CA
Beverly Hills, CA

Los Angeles, CA
Denver, CO

Pueblo, CO

New York, NY
*Vandalia, OH

Westerville, OH
Bedford Heights, OH
Toledo, OH
Springfield, VA
Washington, DC

Philadelphia, PA
Valley Forge, PA
Chestnut Hill, MA


Belmont/Boston, MA

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.  * in listing below indicates joint appearance or meeting.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations.  


Sat. Sept. 1, 2012
-Victory rally at Union Terminal in Cincinnati, OH.
*Romney and Ryan hold Victory rally at Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, FL

Sun. Sept. 2, 2012
Wolfeboro, NH, Romneys attend services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Mon. Sept. 3, 2012
Wolfeboro, NH.

Tues. Sept. 4, 2012
-Debate prep at the estate of former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey in West Windsor, VT. 

Wed. Sept. 5, 2012
-Debate prep at the estate of former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey in West Windsor,, VT.
    Unannounced stop at Lui-Lui Restaurant in West Lebanon, NH.

Thurs. Sept. 6, 2012

-Debate prep at the estate of former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey in  West Windsor, VT.
    Unannounced stop, greets veterans making calls on Romney campaign bus in Concord, NH.

Fri. Sept. 7, 2012
-News conference at Jetsun Aviation Center in Sergeant Bluff, IA.
-Victory rally at Northwestern College in Orange City, IA.
(Interview with NBC News' David Gregory for "Meet the Press.")
-Mitt and Ann Romney at Victory rally at Holman Stadium in Nashua, NH.

Sat. Sept. 8, 2012
-Victory rally at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, VA.
-Attends Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA.

Sun. Sept. 9, 2012
-Mitt and Ann Romney attend services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bedford, MA.
-Mitt and Ann Romney visit campaign headquarters in Boston, MA.

Mon. Sept. 10, 2012
-Victory rally at PR Machine Works, Inc. in Mansfield, OH.
            Arrival at Signature Flight Support, Chicago O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL.
-Fundraiser at the home of Reeve Waud, founder and managing partner of Waud Capital Partners (private equity firm), in Lake Forest, IL. ($)

Tues. Sept. 11, 2012
-Addresses the National Guard Association Convention at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, NV.
            Arrival at Signature Air in Jacksonville, FL.

Wed. Sept. 12, 2012
-Statement on Libya and press conference, followed by truncated rally at campaign office 10210 San Jose Blvd. in Jacksonville, FL.
-Fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL. ($)
            Arrival at Landmark Aviation, Washington Dulles International Airport in Sterling, VA.

Thurs. Sept. 13, 2012
-Rally at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax, VA.
            Arrival at Hawthorne, Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, NY.
-Cocktails and general reception fundraiser at the home of Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie, hedge fund manager, in Old Brookville, Long Island, NY. ($)
-Reception and dinner fundraiser at the home of Jodi and Robert Rosenthal, investment banker, in Muttontown, Long Island, NY. ($)

Fri. Sept. 14, 2012
-Fundraising breakfast at the New York Hilton in New York, NY. ($)
-Romney and Ann tape “Live! With Kelly & Michael” (airdate Sept. 18).
-Victory rally at Lake Erie College in Painesville, OH.
-Fundraiser at the home of Ed and Mary Crawford (he is chairman and CEO of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.) in Kirtland Hills (Cleveland area), OH. ($)
Flight Cleveland, OH to Bedford, MA.

Sat. Sept. 15, 2012
With Ann watches their grandson play soccer and later they have dinner at El Casale restaurant, in Belmont, MA.

Sun. Sept. 16, 2012

-Debate prep. at the Marriott in Burlington, MA.  -reported by ABC News
-Victory rally at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum in Pueblo, CO.cancelled after a small plane crashed at this airport on the morning of Sept. 16.  Romney made an unscheduled stop to refuel at Kansas City International Airport before proceeding to Los Angeles.  According to KCTV he got off the plane briefly to meet with a small group and some barbecue was brought on the plane, Kansas City, MO.

Mon. Sept. 17, 2012
-Addresses the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 33rd Annual National Convention at the JW Marriott Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA.
-"Hastily arranged" news conference to address the secretly recorded video released today, at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. (+)
-Fundraiser at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. ($)

Tues. Sept. 18, 2012
        Arrival at Executive Terminals, Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, UT.
-Fundraising luncheon at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT. ($)
-Mitt and Ann Romney fundraiser at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX followed by private dinner. ($)

Wed. Sept. 19, 2012
        Departure from Landmark Aviation, Dallas Love Field Airport in Dallas, TX.
-Fundraiser at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, GA. ($)
-Univision News/Facebook "Meet the Candidates" event at the University of Miami BankUnited Center Fieldhouse in Coral Gables, FL. (+)
-Juntos Con Romney rally at the E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion, Miami-Dade County Fair and Exhibition in Miami, FL.

Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012
-Fundraiser at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, FL. ($)
-Rally at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, FL.
        Arrival at Jet Aviation, Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, FL.
-Fundraiser at the home of Christopher Cline, WV billionaire, owns Foresight Reserves LP (coal), on Seminole Beach Road in North Palm Beach, FL. ($)
-Fundraising dinner at the home of developer Al Hoffman, Jr. on Seminole Beach Road in North Palm Beach, FL. ($)

Fri. Sept. 21, 2012
-Victory rally at UNLV Cov Pavilion in Las Vegas, NV.
-Fundraiser at Red Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. ($)
        Arrival at Signature Flight Support, San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, CA.
-Fundraiser at the Strawberry Hill estate in Hillsborough, CA. ($)

Sat. Sept. 22, 2012
        Arrival at Landmark Aviation, San Diego International Airport in San Diego, CA.
-Fundraising reception and luncheon at The Grand Del Mar hotel in Del Mar, CA. ($)
        Flight to Los Angeles, CA.
-Fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. ($)

Sun. Sept. 23, 2012
-Debate prep at hotel in Los Angeles, CA.  -reported by ABC News 
       Flight from Los Angeles, CA.

-Victory rally at D'Evelyn High School in Denver, CO.
        Overnight in Denver, CO.

Mon. Sept. 24, 2012
-Victory rally at the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum in Pueblo, CO.
        Flight to Newark, NJ.

Tues. Sept. 25, 2012
-Addresses a session of the Clinton Global Initiative's 2012 annual meeting at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York, NY.
-Addresses NBC Education Nation Summit at New York Public Library in New York, NY.
...Sept. 24-26 Romney and Ryan “Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class” bus tour in Ohio.
*Romney and Ryan hold Victory rally at Wright Brothers Aviation, Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, OH.

Wed. Sept. 26, 2012
-Victory rally with special guest Jack Nicklaus at Alum Creek Park Amphitheatre in Westerville, OH. (8:00 a.m.)
-Manufacturing event with special guest Mike Rowe at American Spring Wire in Bedford Heights, OH. (12:15 p.m.)
-Victory rally at SeaGate Convention Centre in Toledo, OH. (5:00 p.m.)
    OTR at Toledo Express Airport greets WWII and Korean War veterans returning from a day trip.

Thurs. Sept. 27, 2012
-Veterans for Romney event at American Legion Post 176 in Springfield, VA.
-Fundraiser VIP photo, general reception and dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. ($)
            Arrival at Atlantic Aviation, Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, PA.

Fri. Sept. 28, 2012
-Fundraising breakfast/events at the Union League in Philadelphia, PA. ($)
-Victory event at Valley Forge Military Academy & College in Valley Forge, PA.
*With Paul Ryan, evening reception at the home of Phyllis and Paul Fireman (former CEO of Reebok International) in Chestnut Hill, MA. ($)

Sat. Sept. 29, 2012

Sun. Sept. 30, 2012
-Attends services at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Belmont, MA.
-Campaign headquarters in Boston, MA.