Santorum Scores More Granite State Support

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Pennsylvanian wins backing from five more New Hampshire legislators, running his total of Granite State surrogate lawmakers to 23.

Read the press release below.

SANTORUM CONTINUES TO BUILD MOMENTUM WITH ADDITIONAL NEW HAMPSHIRE ENDORSEMENTS

Total Santorum New Hampshire State Legislative Endorsements Now Up To 23

Urbandale, IA – Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum announced today that his campaign has received the endorsement of five additional New Hampshire State Representatives: Rep. Jerry Bergiven (R-Manchester), Rep. William Condra (R-Wilton), Rep. Charlie Moore (R-Jaffrey), Rep. Stephen Palmer (R-Milford), and Rep. Steven Smith (R-Charlestown). Representative Bergiven is a former supporter of Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) and Representative Smith is a former supporter of Herman Cain.

Rick Santorum said: “As the momentum of our campaign continues to build, I am excited to welcome the support of this esteemed group of New Hampshire leaders. Each of these leaders understand that America is more than just a plot of land, but a moral enterprise that revolutionized the world and must be maintained. As President, I am committed to doing just that, and working to build a better tomorrow for our children and grandchildren. I look forward to building on our momentum from Iowa to again defy expectations in New Hampshire.”

The endorsements by State Representatives Bergiven, Condra, Moore, Palmer, and Smith are the latest in a string of prominent New Hampshire leaders to join the fight with the Santorum campaign. Thus far, the Rick Santorum for President campaign has received the endorsements of 22 New Hampshire State Representatives, 1 New Hampshire State Senator, and the Sheriff of Governor Mitt Romney’s home county. In addition, Rick Santorum has received the endorsement of prominent New Hampshire conservative activist, Cornerstone founder, and former gubernatorial candidate Karen Testerman.

Rick Santorum will return to New Hampshire immediately following the Iowa Caucus.

Related Topics: Rick Santorum, 2012 Elections, News, Republican Party, The Page

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