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About the Challengers: Romney and Ryan

Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (Photo: ABC News) Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (Photo: ABC News)

ABOUT GOV. ROMNEY

Former Gov. Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney was born in Detroit on March 12, 1947.

Romney spent most of his career in the private sector before being elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002.

He is also credited with stepping in during the 1999 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics as it faced serious issues.

Romney graduated from Brigham Young University in 1971, and earned dual degrees from Harvard Law and Harvard Business School. He founded the investment firm Bain Capital in 1984.

FOLLOW GOV. ROMNEY

You can follow presidential candidate Mitt Romney via social media:

https://www.facebook.com/mittromney?fref=ts

@MittRomney 

ABOUT REP. RYAN

Rep. Paul Ryan

Representative Paul Ryan was born in Janesville, Wis. on Jan. 29, 1970.

Ryan joined Congress in January of 1999, and was the youngest member of the freshmen class at 28. He is currently serving his seventh term, representing Wisconsin's First Congressional District.

He has degrees in economics and political science from Miami University in Ohio.

FOLLOW REP. RYAN

You can follow Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan via social media:

https://www.facebook.com/PaulRyanVP?fref=ts

@PaulRyanVP 

CHALLENGER

You can also check out the Obama-Biden presidential campaign page here. 

NEWS10 COVERAGE

For behind the scenes coverage live from both the Republican and Democrat camps on election night, follow NEWS10 on Facebook and Twitter.

Reporter Christine O'Donnell will be covering the Romney-Ryan camp exclusively via social media, and can be followed on both Facebook and Twitter.

Reporter Alexis Zotos will be covering the Obama-Biden camp exclusively via social media, and can be followed on both Facebookand Twitter.

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