Republican politician who served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and was the 2012 Republican nominee for President. He was also the president and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Winter Olympics and a documentary about him entitled Mitt was released on Netflix in 2014.
He ran for President in 2008, but lost the Republican nomination to John McCain.
In the 2012 election, Barack Obama received 50.6 percent of the popular vote, whereas Romney received 47.8 percent of the popular vote.
He worked as a management consultant for Boston Consulting Group, and served as the CEO of Bain & Company for a salary of one dollar in 1991.
He married Ann Romney in 1969, and the couple had five sons together. They are both active Mormons in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- The meaning of the name Romney: From The Broad River