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Romney in Sanford: I'll deliver the change Obama promised but I need your vote




keel_romney_4_246757a.jpgSANFORD — Mitt Romney dropped into Florida for a final rally Monday morning, underscoring how critical the state is to his hopes of defeating President Barack Obama, and promised to deliver on the change he said his rival failed to see through.

"We need every single vote in Florida," Romney told a charged-up crowd of a couple thousand at an airport hangar. "We can begin a better tomorrow, tomorrow."

Romney steeped his standard message about jobs and the economy with a heavy appeal to change — attempting to seize the mantle that swept Obama into office in 2008.

"The question of this election really comes down to this: Do the people of America want four more years like the last four years?" he asked. "Or do you want real change, finally?"

The audience broke into a chant, "One more day, one more day!


"I think you know that the president promised change but he couldn't deliver change," Romney continued. "I not only promise change, I have a record of achieving it," touting his record  as governor of Massachusetts.

Full story here. Times photos by Scott Keeler.


[Last modified: Monday, November 5, 2012 11:07am]


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