VOL. 127 | NO. 31 | Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Romney Names Gov. Haslam Chair of Tenn. Campaign
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named Gov. Bill Haslam his campaign chairman in Tennessee.
The Romney campaign also announced Tuesday that it has gathered a full slate of 48 delegate candidates on the Tennessee ballot, led by former Gov. Winfield Dunn.
Haslam said in a statement that the delegates represent the statewide strength of the Romney campaign in Tennessee.
Early voting for Tennessee's March 6 presidential primary begins Wednesday.
Romney supported Haslam in the state's 2010 governor's race, and Haslam's father and brother also hold leadership positions in the former Massachusetts governor's Tennessee operations.
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