Who Did Romney Run Against For President?

Did Romney run for president in 2008?


On February 13, 2007, Romney formally announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president in 2008.

Romney made his announcement at The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village of Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan..

Did Mitt Romney get reelected?

Incumbent Republican senator Orrin Hatch announced in January 2018 that he would retire and not be seek reelection to an eighth term. The general election was won by Mitt Romney, who had been the Republican nominee for president in 2012 and previously was the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007.

How many times has Romney run for president?

This is the electoral history of Mitt Romney, the 70th Governor of Massachusetts (2003–2007) and the incumbent United States Senator from Utah. Romney ran for president in the 2008 and 2012 presidential primaries.

How old is Romney?

73 years (March 12, 1947)Mitt Romney/Age

How many kids does Mitt Romney have?

Personal life. Romney and his wife Jennifer have six children, three via surrogate mothers: Jonathan (born August 2010) and the twins David Mitt and William Ryder (born 2012).

What office does Romney hold?

Senator (R-UT) since 2019Mitt Romney/Office

Who beat Obama 2008?

On November 4, 2008, Obama defeated the Republican nominee, Senator John McCain of Arizona, making him the President-elect and the first African American elected President.

Where is Romney from?

Detroit, Michigan, United StatesDMC Harper HospitalMitt Romney/Place of birth

What district does Romney represent?

Senator (R-UT) since 2019Mitt Romney/Office

What does Mitt Romney do for a living?

ConsultantPoliticianMissionaryWriterCriticMitt Romney/Professions

Where did Mitt Romney live in MA?

Bloomfield HillsBelmontHolladayMitt Romney/Places lived

Has Mitt Romney ever lived in Utah?

Bloomfield HillsBelmontHolladayMitt Romney/Places lived

What political offices has Romney held?

Governor of Massachusetts2003–2007Mitt Romney/Previous offices

Who ran against Obama in 08 and 12?

2008 United States presidential electionNomineeBarack ObamaJohn McCainPartyDemocraticRepublicanHome stateIllinoisArizonaRunning mateJoe BidenSarah PalinElectoral vote3651734 more rows

Can Obama run again?

Out of the U.S. Presidents that are still alive in 2020, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama could not be elected again because of this amendment. All of them were elected twice. Jimmy Carter and Donald Trump can be elected president again as they have been elected only once.

Can Obama be a vice president?

Joe Biden2009–2017Barack Obama/Vice presidents

What is Mitt Romney worth?

Romney’s considerable net worth, estimated in 2012 at $190–250 million, helped finance his political campaigns prior to 2012. Romney again ran for and won the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, becoming the first LDS Church member to be a presidential nominee of a major party.

When was Romney Governor of Michigan?

He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969 and 3rd United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973.