Ten years after recall, California still feels effects

On the ten year anniversary, the Los Angeles Times profiled the 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall Election, quoting Gilliard Blanning & Associates President Dave Gilliard:

“Once they’re elected, politicians become so isolated,” said Dave Gilliard, whose political group, Rescue California, helped orchestrate the signature-gathering with a $2-million contribution from Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), who hoped to replace Davis but quit the race after Schwarzenegger got in. “Being mindful of their accountability to voters — that they can make changes — there’s nothing more American than that.”

You can read the entire article at the Los Angeles Times