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Press Release - Massachusetts Leaders Endorse Governor Mitt Romney

February 15, 2007


: Kevin Madden (857) 288-6390

Boston, MA - Today, a broad coalition of 27 Massachusetts currently elected officials endorsed Governor Mitt Romney and his candidacy for President of the United States of America.

Praising Governor Romney as "a strong and innovative leader ready to take on a new generation of challenges," 18 Republican members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives signed a letter announcing their support. To see the full letter, please click:

"I am proud to have the support of so many Republican leaders in Massachusetts. For four years, we worked together to transform and innovate state government," said Governor Romney. "I look forward to working with them again as we confront a new generation of challenges and build a new American dream."

Today's endorsements come as Governor Romney returns home to Massachusetts following a three-state campaign swing through Michigan, Iowa and South Carolina.

Fast Facts About Governor Romney's Massachusetts Support:

Republican State Senators: 2 Of The 5 Support Governor Romney

- Senator Scott Brown

- Senator Robert Hedlund

Republican State Representatives: 18 Of The 19 Support Governor Romney

- Minority Leader Bradley Jones

- Assistant Minority Leader Mary Rogeness

- Minority Whip George Peterson

- Assistant Minority Whip John Lepper

- Representative Fred Barrows

- Representative Viriato deMacedo

- Representative Lewis Evangelidis

- Representative Paul Frost

- Representative Susan Gifford

- Representative Robert Hargraves

- Representative Bradford Hill

- Representative Donald Humason

- Representative Jeffrey Davis Perry

- Representative Elizabeth Poirier

- Representative Karyn Polito

- Representative Richard Ross

- Representative Todd Smola

- Representative Daniel Webster

Republican Mayors: 1 Of the 2 Support Governor Romney

- Mayor Michael Sullivan, Lawrence

Republican Sheriffs: 3 Of The 4 Support Governor Romney

- Sheriff Frank Cousins, Essex County

- Sheriff James Cummings, Barnstable County

- Sheriff Tom Hodgson, Bristol County

Republican District Attorneys: 3 Of The 3 Support Governor Romney

- District Attorney Tim Cruz, Plymouth County

- District Attorney Michael O'Keefe, Cape and Islands

- District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel, Northwestern Counties

Mitt Romney, Press Release - Massachusetts Leaders Endorse Governor Mitt Romney Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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