Mitt Romney received several additional endorsements from Michigan leaders today including endorsements from Congressmen Fred Upton and Tim Walberg. Here is the announcement from the campaign, and be sure to click the names of Congressmen Upton and Walberg to take a look at their bios.
“Mitt Romney today announced the support of Michigan Congressmen Fred Upton and Tim Walberg, as well as additional Michigan elected officials and leaders.
“It is an honor to have the support of Congressman Upton and Congressman Walberg, and so many fine leaders from Michigan,” said Mitt Romney. “President Obama’s policies have been especially hurtful for Michigan. Michigan is home for me and I will work my hardest with leaders like Congressmen Upton and Walberg to make sure Michigan can reclaim the pride the state felt when I was growing up.”
“In order to enact the change we are fighting for in Washington, we must change the Administration,” said Congressman Fred Upton. “Whether it is repealing Obamacare or stopping cap-and-trade and other regulations that stifle job growth, Mitt Romney will be the leader we all can trust to fundamentally change Washington.”
“Mitt Romney is a strong, successful leader who is best prepared to defeat President Obama,” said Congressman Tim Walberg, “I look forward to working with President Romney to repeal the government takeover of health care, move our nation toward a balanced budget and reduce tax rates to encourage job creation.”
Additional Michigan Leaders Endorsing Mitt Romney:State Representative Aric NesbittFormer State Senator Dale ShugarsKalamazoo County Treasurer Mary BalkemaKalamazoo County Commissioner Brandt IdenKalamazoo County Commissioner Nasim AnsariKalamazoo County Commissioner John GislerKalamazoo County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dave MaturenPeter Strazdas, Mayor of the city of PortageRob Sisson, Sturgis City CouncilmanJoe Haas, Chairman, 6th District Republican CommitteeMegan Buwalda, 6th District Republican Vice ChairmanHank Choate, Jackson County GOP ChairRick Shafer, St. Joseph GOP ChairSandy Hanson, Van Buren GOP ChairPaul DeYoung, Michigan Republican State CommitteemanTom Newman, Former 6th District Republican Chairman
Today’s Endorsers Join the Already Released Endorsements From Area Leaders:Senate Majority Leader Randy RichardvilleState Senator Rick JonesState Senator John ProosState Senator Tonya SchuitmakerSpeaker Jase BolgerState Representative Mark OuimetState Representative Matt LoriState Representative Margaret O’BrienAl Heilman- Kalamazoo GOP Chair”