Major elected officials in Utah throw support behind Romney

Mitt Romney now has the support of major elected officials in Utah. U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch says he is supporting Romney because, “he understands that middle-class families, small businesses and the private sector are the key to a bright future, not government.” Congressman Jason Chaffetz, R-District 3, says Romney knows how jobs are created and is the right man at this critical time to lead the country toward recovery. Congressman Rob Bishop, R-District 1, says Mitt Romney has a record of job creation that the President lacks.Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said Romney led a successful winter Olympics, created jobs as governor and has private sector experience. Local legislators who have come out in support of Romney include state Senator Lyle Hillyard, Rep. Jack Draxler, R-District 3, and Rep. Curt Webb, R-District 5.

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