1977-1984: Bain & Company
1984-1990: Bain Capital (co-founder of
1991-1992:-Bain & Company--Romney returned
to Bain & Co.as the new CEO
1992-1999: Romney returned to Bain Capital
after restructuring Bain & Co.
1994: Republican candidate for U.S. Senate for
Massachusetts (lost to Senator Ted Kennedy 58 % to
Romney's 41 %)
1999-2002 CEO of the 2002 Salt Lake City
Olympic Games Organizing Committee
2002: Republican candidate for Massachusetts
governor. (Won 50% to 45%)
2003-20007: Governor of Massachusetts
2008: Candidate for the Republican Presidential
Nomination (Lost to John McCain)
2011-2012: Candidate for the 2012 Republican
Jan. 3, 2012--Mitt Romney appeared to
win a very close race in the 2012Iowa
Caucuses, narrowly beating Rick
Santorum by eight votes, but a later count put
Romney in 2nd place behind Santorum by 34 votes.
Despite the late "win" by Santorum, Romney rode his
apparant victory as a positive message about his
candidacy as he won the New Hampshire primary a week
Jan. 10, 2012--Romney won the New Hampshire
Jan. 21, 2012--Romney came in 2nd to Newt
Gingrich, Gingrich 243,captured 40.4% of the vote to
Jan. 31, 2012--Romney won the Florida
Feb. 7, 2012--Mitt Romney endured defeat as
former Senator Rick Santorum swept the February 7
Republican Caucases. Despite the triple loss in
Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri, Romney remains the
frontrunner with the largest number of delegates and
the most campaign money in the bank.
March 6, 2012--"Super Tuesday" primaries
ended with Romney winning big in Ohio, Idaho, and
March 10, 2012--Republicans caucusing in
Wyoming hand Romney a win, while Santorum came won in
March 13, 2012--Mitt Romney came in second
to Rick Santorum in the Republican primaries in
Alabama and Mississippi.
May 30, 2012--With a primary win in Texas,
Mitt Romney clinched the Republian nomination for
President of the United States.
August 11, 2012--Mitt Romney announced that
he had chosen Representative
Paul Ryan as his selection for running-mate in the
2012 Presidential Election.
August, 2012--The start of the Republican
Presidential Nominating Convention in Florida was
delayed by Hurricane Isaac.
October 3, 2012--Mitt Romney participates in
the first of three debates with President Barack
Obama. Many critics and analysts agree that Romney won
November 6, 2012--Mitt Romeny concedes the
Presidential election to Barack Obama.