Stories tagged with: mitt romney

August 25, 2012 - 7:51pm
4 years 9 hours ago

Mitt Romney's tour bus made a stop in Zanesville Saturday for the grand opening of the Muskingum County Republican Party headquarters.

GOP Candidates and volunteers came to the ribbon cutting on Maple Avenue.

Before the ceremony, Representative Brian Hill addressed the crowd and said the focus of the election will come down to jobs and the economy.

"Voters want a President who has the experience to implement a pro-growth agenda to turn around the sluggish economy,...

August 14, 2012 - 9:20pm
4 years 1 week ago

"What a welcome.  My goodness, we were just coming for some ice cream, and I guess the word got out?"

Mitt Romney's campaign bus rolled into Zanesville today for the second time in six months.  He rallied at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl, calling it the perfect fit for his small business platform.

"We're going to champion small businesses like this one right here," said Romney.  "We're going to help small businesses, and it's not just because...

August 13, 2012 - 4:02pm
4 years 1 week ago

Mitt Romney is bringing his campaign to Zanesville on Tuesday.

About 1,000 people are expected to rally for the Republican presidential candidate at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl.  Captain Tony Coury said the Zanesville Police Department is coordinating with the U.S. Secret Service to prepare for Romney's arrival.

"We block certain streets off, we have a lot of uniformed police officers and we have a lot of marked units," said Coury.  "We just ensure...

August 13, 2012 - 2:58pm
4 years 1 week ago

The Republican Party is preparing for the arrival of their presumptive Presidential Candidate.

State Senator Troy Balderson said Romney's main message will be about how to fix America and will try to rally support from independent and undecided voters.

"Independent voters, the softer party lines, whether it's a soft Democrat or whether it's a soft Republican but those are the people, there are still some people out there that aren't real sure of what to do," said...

June 17, 2012 - 8:00pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney continued his "Every Town Counts" tour with a stop in Newark Sunday afternoon.

The crowd in front of the Licking County Court House cheered while State Representative Jay Hottinger, State Senator Tim Schaffer and Newark Mayor Jeff Hall spoke. But the biggest cheer of all went up when Republican Senator Rob Portman welcomed Romney to the stage, kicking off his speech with a mention of President Obama.

"Last time he was...

March 7, 2012 - 2:07am
4 years 24 weeks ago

Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in the Buckeye state early Wednesday morning.

According to CNN, Romney took a late lead of more than 12,000 votes over Rick Santorum with 96% of unofficial results counted, and it was clear Santorum would be unable to overcome the difference.

Romney also won the Republican presidential caucuses in Idaho as well as the primaries in Virginia, Vermont and Massachusetts.

Santorum won the North Dakota caucuses and the Oklahoma and Tennessee...

March 6, 2012 - 5:53am
4 years 24 weeks ago

* To see WHIZ's interview with Mitt Romney, click under 'video" on the left side of your screen.

Mitt Romney brought his campaign to Zanesville Monday- making one last appeal to voters before they hit the polls. The Republican Presidential Candidate rallied at Bryan Place. Romney said Ohio is the biggest prize for Super Tuesday.

"We all look to Ohio in those last hours of general election night to see where Ohio is going to go, and we want to be here and get the support...

March 5, 2012 - 10:33pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Governor Romney received a warm welcome from his Y-City supporters Monday night. Some said he was very sincere, and if they were unsure of which way to vote on Super Tuesday, Romney definitely won them over...

"He did a great job. He did wonderful. And I think he's going to be the best president," said Supporter Sherry Hatfield.

Darlene Marshall said she agreed specifically with one of the points Romney emphasized during the rally - that America needs to get back to the...

March 4, 2012 - 3:48pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Zanesville was buzzing Monday as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney brought his campaign to town. One of the candidate's buses was parked at the rally site Monday evening.

Preparations began and television crews set up camp late Monday morning anticipating Romney's arrival. The former Massachusetts governor has scheduled a rally to make a last-minute appeal to voters at Bryan Place on North 6th Street at 6 p.m.  

Polls show Romney is in a...

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