A prominent Mississippi state lawmaker greeted Mitt Romney
supporters in Oxford, Mississippi, last Friday, sharing the
importance of her Christian faith as she serves in public office
and her sense of encouragement as the presidential election
Sworn in January 5, 2012, Lynn
Fitch holds the distinction of being only the second woman --
and the first Republican woman -- elected treasurer in Mississippi.
Before a crowd in the new Mitt Romney for President campaign office
in Oxford, Mississippi, Fitch recently talked about her personal
faith and the Christian faith of the Founding Fathers.
"That's key. If you don't
have your faith as your foundation, then you cannot be successful
in anything you do," she asserts.
Regarding the upcoming presidential election, Fitch points out
that momentum seems to have swung Romney's way as the Republican
base has reenergized.
"I think we've hit some key groups, one of those being the
independent voters," she suggests. "They have seen the
"I mean, I think they understand there is a clear choice, and
they will be better served by having a leader such as Mitt Romney.
So I think we've made a lot of movement, and we have been a little
slow in getting started, but the cenergy is definitely there
Fitch formally endorsed Governor Romney earlier in the year.