Bain & Company
Bain Capital (co-founder of Bain
& Company--Romney returned to Bain & Co.as the
Romney returned to Bain Capital after restructuring
Bain & Co.
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate for
Massachusetts (lost to Senator Ted Kennedy 58 % to
Romney's 41 %)
CEO of the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games
Republican candidate for Massachusetts governor. (Won
50% to 45%)
Governor of Massachusetts
Candidate for the Republican Presidential Nomination
(Lost to John McCain)
Candidate for the 2012 Republican Presidential
3, 2012--Mitt Romney appeared to win a very close
race in the 2012Iowa
narrowly beating Rick
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 later.
2012--Romney won the New Hampshire
2012--Romney came in 2nd to Newt Gingrich,
Gingrich 243,captured 40.4% of the vote to Romney's
2012--Romney won the Florida primary.
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.
2012--"Super Tuesday" primaries ended with Romney
winning big in Ohio, Idaho, and
2012--Republicans caucusing in Wyoming hand Romney
a win, while Santorum came won in Kansas.
2012--Mitt Romney came in second to Rick Santorum
in the Republican primaries in Alabama and
2012--With a primary win in Texas, Mitt Romney
clinched the Republian nomination for President of the
11, 2012--Mitt Romney announced that he had chosen
as his selection for running-mate in the 2012
2012--The start of the Republican Presidential
Nominating Convention in Florida was delayed by
3, 2012--Mitt Romney participates in the first of
three debates with President Barack Obama. Many
critics and analysts agree that Romney won the
6, 2012--Mitt Romeny concedes the Presidential
election to Barack Obama.
Mitt Romney publicly opposed Donald Trump's nomination to
represent the Republican Party in the 2016 election.
Romney sought an alternative to Trump, though refused to
put his own name in contention.
2016: After Trump's election victory, Mitt Romney and
President-Elect Trump meet to discuss foreign policy
and other matters. Romney's name is mentioned as a
possible Secretary of State in the Trump