Mitt Romney has 5 children. They are named:
I have not heard any confirmation that any of them are Freemasons, it is too bad. Great men like George Washington, James Monroe, FDR, Harry Truman and Teddy Roosevelt all were Freemasons and changed this country for the better. We could use someone of either party that learned the lessons of liberty and toleration taught by Masonic groups.
None. Mitt Romney is faithful to his first and only spouse, Ann. They were married on March 21, 1969.
Mitt Romney has 15 grandchildren. I couldn't find all of their names but here is what I did find.
Tagg and Jennifer's kids:
Allie, Joe, Thomas
Matt and Laurie's kids:
2 daughters and a son
Josh and Jenn's kids:
Gracie and Wyatt
Ben and Andelynn's kids:
Craig and Mary's kids:
Miles and Parker
Another is named Jonathan but I couldn't find who his parents are.
Twice! This being his 2nd! He ran in 2008 and now in 2012. Both as a republican! hope this helped!
The Church doesn't release this type of information to the public, and Mr. Romney hasn't mentioned anything, so it would be impossible to know unless you speak to someone who is a member of his home congregation. It's possible that he has asked to be released from all callings during the campaign.
Mitt Romney has 16 grandchildren.
There was no sure way to predict how people would vote ahead of the election. There were numerous polls and prediction methods, but until the votes were counted, many people were still expecting a win by former governor Romney, and reports were that many of Governor Romney's financial campaign supporters were taken completely by surprise by the end results of the election. Polling was a very inconsistent method of prediction in this race.
Throughout the final weeks of the election cycle, the polls varied greatly, with some showing Mr. Romney ahead by as many as 5 points, and others showing a tight race with President Obama slightly in the lead. Still other polls showed the President with a quite significant lead. The polling in battle-ground states, like Ohio, consistently showed the president with a slight lead.
There were other types of predictions, such as the trading at Intrade (a world-wide prediction market). This was showing that President Obama had a very good chance. He was listed in October 2012 with a 73.7% likelihood to win, and this method of prediction continued to support his win throughout the rest of the campaign with only occasional temporary fluctuations.
Once the election had occurred, it turned out that the most accurate predictions came from the political reporter, Nate Silver, whose "538 blog" can be found on the New York Times website (see link in related links section). His prediction that President Obama would win re-election was correct, as was his prediction of the margin of victory. He was also correct about the specific battle-ground states that would support the president. He had created a complex system of prediction that proved to be a very accurate method in this application.
The Intrade site is the world's leading stock-trading-style market called a "decision market" (or "prediction market"). During the 2012 campaign, the market "traded" the likelihood of various people being the next president, in the same way people trade stocks. While certainly not a guarantee of accuracy, it proved a good way to see how people, who actually were willing to bet their money on an outcome (instead of answering polls, which can be skewed by the wording of the questions asked), predicted who the next President would be. There are ongoing trades in more political races and other types of predictions at the site (see link in the related links section).
Romney had an American father -- Obama had an African father
Romney had a rich and famous father - Obama had little-known, low-income father
Romney is a Mormon who is very active in his church -- Obama was a long-time United Church of Christ member who has switched to worshiping at the Camp David chapel (as did the Bushes), mostly to avoid crowd issues.
Romney has experience as governor of Mass. - Obama has experience as US Senator from Illinois.
Romney got very rich from an investment firm - Obama was well-off as a lawyer and state politician.
If you are looking for political difference (i.e. stances on specific issues), please ask a question regarding that particular issue, as even a partial comparison of their political difference here in this summary is impossible.
No, Mitt Romney has been married to Ann Romney and no one else.
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Yes. Mitt Romney was born March 12, 1947 in Michigan.
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My guess is it is from the car accident in France, while he was a missionary. The officer arriving @ the scene pronounced him dead because of his injuries. Although he only broke his arm, something else at the time made the policeman think he was dead, maybe a head laceration...?
"I noticed yesterday that he had what appeared to be a scar running down the side of his face along the front side of his ear. It was a unique shot from an interview where the lighting was just right and it was after the main cameras had stopped rolling. Wondered if it was from a facelift. If he had on though, it was a pretty good one. He doesn't look all weird."
Mitt has for sure had a facelift and uses botox regularly as well...he has a completely expressionless upper face. And come on, even the most clean living people, which I know he is a mormon, so no booze or nicotine or caffeine, but even they have a few wrinkles by the time they hit their mid 60's.... and the same goes for Ann. They have no wrinkles, zero. I'm convinced they've had the best surgery available.
No. Mitt Romney has never been arrested. He has a clean record.
Mitt Romney has five sons, Tagg, Matt, Josh, Ben, and Craig.
Tagg Romney is a Managing Partner at Solamere Capital. He co-founded the company and has previously worked as Chief Marketing Officer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, VP of onfield marketing at Reebok, and Director of Strategic Planning at Elan Pharmaceuticals. Tagg founded and subsequently sold Season Perks. Tagg worked for each of his father's three political campaigns. He also worked for several years as a consultant at both Monitor Group and McKinsey and Co. Tagg graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Matt Romney works as Vice President of Strategy and Investments at Excel Realty Holdings. He was previously a Project Manager for Microsoft Corporation and held marketing and project management positions for Polaroid Corporation and Lavastorm, Inc. Matt received a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University.
Josh Romney is a Real Estate Developer and owner of Romney Ventures. Previously he worked as an Acquisition Analyst for Intercontinental Real Estate. He has considered going into politics and currently serves as an advisor to Utah Governor Gary Herbert. He also helped his dad with his 2008 Presidential Campaign. Like his older brothers, he got his BA from Brigham Young University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ben Romney is a Medical Student who also got his Bachelors Degree from Brigham Young University.
Craig is an Advertising Music Producer. He got his Bachelors Degree from Brigham Young University as well.
According to the official web site at http://www.demconvention.com, the Democratic National Convention will be held at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado August 25-28, 2008.
Mitt Romney served a mission in France.
It is far too soon to even make a reasonable guess. Obama has seen his popularity slip, but no strong Republican candidate has appeared. The election is still more than a year away.
As of mid-summer 2012, the contest is much closer, with Obama holding a few-points lead in opinion polls. Obama consistently comes out as the winner in these polls, but the margin of victory is now usually within the margin of error for the poll, which means that the election is likely a tossup.
The prediction-market web site Intrade.com allows individuals to effectively bet on which candidate will win the election, and Obama is currently running at about a 56% chance to be reelected, with Mitt Romney running about 42% chance to be elected.
Mitt Romney's positions on national security have been quite hawkish, as is normal for Republicans during a campaign: * Doubling the size of Guantanamo Bay, and favored "not torture but enhanced interrogation techniques" * Active involvement in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan * Protested allowing Iran's president to speak at the United Nations * Criticized Barack Obama for saying he would meet with the heads of hostile nations
Yes. On November 6, 2012, President Obama was re-elected, defeating his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney and earning a second term. Mr. Obama won the electoral vote 332 to 206, and he also won 51% of the popular vote, defeating Mr. Romney 62,049,770 to 58,757,388.
In the 2008 Presidential primaries, Romney won the primary or caucus in Michigan, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Alaska.
Mitt Romney and his wife reside in Belmont, Massachusetts. They both vote from Belmont, Massachusetts, claiming Belmont their legal residence.
Mitt Romney comes from a wealthy family. He was then very successful financially as Vice President and then as CEO of management consulting firm Bain & Company, and as co-founder of the private equity investment firm he spun off, Bain Capital. He and his wife have a net worth of roughly a quarter of a billion dollars.
In the 2012 Presidential Campaign, Mitt Romney ran against an incumbent president Barack Obama.
In the 2012 Republican primaries, Romney's main challengers included:
In the 2008 Republican primary, Romney would lose to John McCain, would in turn lose to Barack Obama.