Josh Romney Coming to PA

Who needs candidates? This Thursday, western Pa. voters will have the opportunity to hear from Mitt Romney’s son, Josh.

While his father travels to Atlanta, Georgia, Josh is making three stops across Pennsylvania tomorrow as he tries to persuade undecided voters to vote red at the Beaver County Victor Center in Rochester, Pennsylvania, the Butler County GOP Headquarters in Butler, Pennsylvania, and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania.

The bus’ first stop is the Beaver County Victory Center at 1:00pm, followed by the Butler County GOP Headquarters at 3:00pm and IUP’s Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex at 5pm marking yet another busy day for Romney this campaign season. He’s courted voters across the country on behalf of his dad.

Update: Josh will also visit Erie.

Erie Victory Center
2206 West 15th Street
Erie, Pennsylvania
Doors Open: 8:30 AM EDT
Program Time: 9:00 AM EDT

Lest anyone feel concerned that having the candidate’s son visit the state (as opposed to Romney himself) is a sign that Pa. is slipping further out of the battleground state conversation, take heart. At least we’re not getting the Romney son they send to campaign in Hawaii and who thinks Obama is “great”.

Not sure which son is which? Buzzfeed has your guide. According to the site, Josh was born in 1975, is married with three children, and works as a real estate developer and owner of Romney Ventures in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Obama Whistle Stop

For those that are less inclined towards the Romney campaign, Democrats are also touring the Keystone State. Wednesday afternoon, State Rep. Tony Payton Jr. and City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson teamed up with retired Amtrak employee Cornelius Young and local train historian Chuck Crouse and three Massachusetts mayors for the “Right Track Vs. Romney Track” Whistle Stop Tour near the Philadelphia 30th Street Amtrak Station at 3:15PM.

The event is intended to, “blow the whistle on Mitt Romney by discussing how Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and the Republican Party want to end federal support for Amtrak altogether despite its profound positive impact in states like Pennsylvania,” and juxtaposes President Obama’s commitment to American infrastructure and Romney’s plan to end all federal funding for Amtrak.

During his time as the governor of Massachusetts, “[Romney] cut public transportation funding,” said John Barrett, a Democrat and former mayor of the town of North Adams, Mass., said during a press conference outside Harrisburg’s train station earlier this afternoon. That’s according to our friends at Capitol Ideas.

Mayors Barret and Rob Dolan are scheduled to make stops in Lancaster and Philadelphia on behalf of President Obama’s re-election campaign.

6 Responses

  1. to the 47%, I wish your Dad would simply say, Mr President lets put a stop to this now. I give the american people my word I will never divide the american people again. I feel that is all you have done for the past 4 years, actually longer, but for sure 4 years. I will never look across the table and tell my fella democrat, “I won”……now shut up. It takes all of us to run the government. I believe this will stop all this stuff. America wants someone that will help the country….not divide us.

  2. My son and I were thrilled and happy that Josh Romney stopped in Erie. It was a wonderful opportunity for him to speak to the Pres candidates son and be a part of the process. You have our support in Erie.
    “Mitt is the RIGHT fit”, and we r glad to support him.

  3. A major GOP event in Indiana PA? Romney would be smart to keep himself distanced from the not-so-honorable local GOP jokers Senator Don White and his puppet Representative Jeff Pyle. People are sick of their corruption.

  4. For clarification, the place where he will be today is at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, Pa.) Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex.
    The story references IUPUI. That is incorrect.

  5. He’s also appearing at Republican Meeting at the Double Tree by Hilton in Greentree at 7:00PM Thursday evening.

  6. I guess he’s going to meet the people that cling to their Bibles and tell them about the Book of Mormon and Jesus in America.

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