Biunto, vet of Santorum & Romney 2012, to work for Clovis for Senate campaign

Sam Clovis, the now-former KSCJ Radio talk show host, endorsed Rick Santorum before the 2012 Iowa Caucuses.  Now, one of Santorum’s campaign staffers has signed on to work for Clovis, who is seeking the Iowa Republican Party’s 2014 nomination for the US Senate.

Read the details in the Clovis campaign news release:

(Sioux City – June 19, 2013)  Following his campaign kick-off last week, Sam Clovis for U.S. Senate is proud to announce the hiring of RightOn Strategies to serve as his General Consultants.

RightOn Strategies is a national consulting firm cofounded by Michael Biundo, Kory Wood and Derek Dufresne.  Michael Biundo, was most recently former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s National Campaign Manager. Biundo led Santorum’s 2012 campaign to 11 state victories, including the win that started it all in Iowa. Santorum’s grassroots campaign became known here in Iowa and nationally for visiting all of Iowa’s 99 counties.  After the Santorum campaign, Biundo went on to serve on Mitt Romney’s national staff as his Deputy Coalitions Director.
Sam Clovis released the following statement on RightOn Strategies,
 
“Coming off a great first week of my campaign, I am excited to have RightOn Strategies join my team.  Their track record of putting together strong grassroots campaigns, including the one here that visited and competed in all of Iowa’s 99 counties, is exactly the type of campaign we are going to build.  In my opinion, Mike Biundo ran an outstanding campaign for Senator Santorum, and I am excited that he and his team has agreed to bring their extensive skills and abilities to our campaign.”
 
Michael Biundo of RightOn Strategies released the following statement,
 
“We are pleased to be joining the Clovis for U.S. Senate team.  I had the honor of getting to know Sam Clovis during the 2012 campaign and I am confident that Sam has the experience, dedication and work ethic needed to be Iowa’s next U.S. Senator.  After working in Iowa for Rick Santorum campaign, I know first-hand that it takes a strong 99 county campaign to achieve victory in Iowa.  My team and I are looking forward to the working with Sam to ensure just that.”

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