NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are remarks by The
Honorable Bob Taft (OH) as prepared for delivery at the 2004 Republican
Good afternoon. My name is Bob Taft, and I am the Governor of the great
State of Ohio. Today I stand before you as the Chairman of the Republican
Governors Association. It is my honor and privilege to share the stage and
podium that our President of the United States of America, George W. Bush,
will address you from in a mere four nights. This convention is truly
democracy at work and a shining example of liberty and the American way. The
Republican Governors Association is hard at work spreading and practicing the
values and policies of our party in States across the country. We currently
have Republican governors is 28 States, and as their Chairman, I proudly
announce to you that we are strong and growing stronger! Republican governors
represent nearly 60 percent of our country, from California and Hawaii, to
Massachusetts and Florida. Thank you for your support of these dedicated
leaders, many of whom will address you in the coming days.
This year we have 11 races, and with your efforts we will continue to grow
Our candidates have been working tirelessly to put themselves in a
position to win in November, in fact many of them are still in their home
States pounding the pavement today.
The Republican Governors Association is working closely with all of our
candidates and believes that their vision, ideas and leadership will carry the
day on November second. Thank you for your support.
SOURCE 2004 Republican National Convention