Presidential, Vice Presidential Candidates Chosen During OWU’s Mock Convention

Ohio Wesleyan students nominate Romney, Colbert for GOP Ticket

OWU students concluded their two-day Republican Mock Presidential Convention on February 11 by nominating a Mitt Romney-Stephen Colbert ticket. Students also debated and amended a party platform outlining suggested GOP positions on leading economic, domestic, and foreign policy issues of the day. U.S.Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Columbus) and Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder ’64 (R-Medina) spoke during the convention, and Jon Peterson ’76, Delaware County Treasurer, served as co-chair of the convention. This year’s Mock Convention theme was “Right Party, Right Time.”

Read the news release about the event.

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