The Making of Mitt Romney
The Boston Globe
On Nov. 5, the Romney-Healey ticket romped, defeating Shannon O'Brien and her running mate, Christopher Gabrieli, by 106,000 votes, or 5 percent, of 2.2 million cast. The Republicans held their tiny base, swept the independent-rich towns of the Interstate-495 crescent, and held down Democratic margins in their urban strongholds. Forty years after George Romney won his first election, his son captured his first political office. Both were 55 when elected governor.
On Nov. 5, the Romney-Healey ticket romped, defeating Shannon O'Brien and her running mate, Christopher Gabrieli, by 106,000 votes, or 5 percent, of 2.2 million cast. The Republicans held their tiny base, swept the independent-rich towns of the Interstate-495 crescent, and held down Democratic margins in their urban strongholds. Forty years after George Romney won his first election, his son captured his first political office. Both were 55 when elected governor.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)