Garry South Consulting

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"The James Carville of California"

Garry South has more than 40 years’ experience at very high levels in government, politics and business consulting. He has worked for both the federal government and state governments in three different states, including as Special Assistant to a U.S. Cabinet Secretary, Senior Political Advisor to a Governor, Communications Director to another Governor, Chief of Staff to a Lieutenant Governor and Public Information Director of a State Legislature.

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Latest from Garry South
Memo to Democrats: Beware of Kamala Harris, in 2024 or beyond

Capitol Weekly

November 10, 2022

Well, here we are, just milliseconds after the 2022 mid-term elections, and the inevitable speculation has already begun about who will run for president two years hence. Donald Trump has strongly hinted he will announce another run next week. For Democrats, the conjecturing almost necessarily i... Read More
Can a Dem strategy punish the GOP for extremism, falsehoods?

Capitol Weekly

August 15, 2022

The delusional conspiracy theories unleashed on Americans to explain the defeat of former President Donald Trump have done more than raise the threat level to U.S. democracy and to hardworking elections supervisors. They are fracturing the Republican Party in ways its own officials would prefer to... Read More
Will 2022 L.A. Mayor’s Race Mirror the One in 1993?

Los Angeles Sentinal

June 23, 2022

In the 1993 race for mayor of Los Angeles, I served as campaign communications director for then-City Councilman Michael Woo, running against a rich, White Republican businessman, Richard Riordan. The coming fall face-off between Rep. Karen Bass and billionaire shopping-center magnate Rick Caruso i... Read More