Romney looking to Rob Democrats with Portman
William Hill have made Ohio Senator, Rob Portman, 7/4 favourite to be chosen as running mate to Mitt Romney, who is himself a 7/4 chance - to be voted President in November.
Romney is not expected to name his choice for some while, but speculation is rife and former Minnesota governor, Tim Pawlenty is 3/1 second favourite, with Florida senator, Marco Rubio, is 9/2 third favourite while Sarah Palin, who was running mate to John McCain, is a 50/1 outsider.
To be voted President ......2/5 Obama; 7/4 Romney
To be chosen as Romney running mate...7/4 Rob Protman; 3/1 Tim Pawlenty; 9/2 Marco Rubio; 10/1 Chris Christie; 11/1 Paul Ryan; 12/1 Mitch Daniels; 14/1 Bobby Jindal; 16/1 Bob McDonnell; Kelly Ayotte; 20/1 Susana Martinez; Nikki Haley; 25/1 Haley Barbour; John Thune; 28/1 Rand Paul; 40/1 Condoleeza Rice; 50/1 Sarah Palin. Others on request.