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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In 2023, Garry South published a hard-cover book, "The Collected Opinings of Garry South," which consists of all of the opinion pieces he has written and published in national, state and local publications over the past 30 years — 85 in all. The collection contains a huge amount of California political

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In Senate race, factor in these factors

Capitol Weekly

July 20, 2023

There already has been much speculation and punditry about California’s U.S. Senate race next year. To date, three major Democrats have thrown their hats in the ring — U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee, Katie Porter, and Adam Schiff. Make no mistake, they are all significant candidates, each with considerable... Read More
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