What South & Lee Have Said…

Garry South is a regular contributor of opinion pieces to such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News, San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee, Politico, The Huffington Post and Capitol Weekly. He also is a frequent guest commentator on NPR and is widely quoted by publications both in California and nationally.

From time to time, South & Lee also make radio and TV appearances and comment on the latest political landscape, as well as issues concerning their clients. Click here for some of these interviews.

South is also a frequent contributor to Politico’s The Arena blog and the California Majority Report.

Here are some recent opinion pieces and guest commentaries by South.


Dem Garry South: Why CAGOP will Never, Ever Take Controller’s Seat
San Francisco Chronicle - July 3, 2014

Will Donnelly’s Candidacy Deal a Deathly Blow to the State GOP?
The Sacramento Bee - May. 21, 2014

Three Questions California Republicans Will Answer in 2014
The Sacramento Bee - Jan. 5, 2014

The Fil-Am Community in California: Political Influence Doesn’t Match the Numbers
Asian Journal - October 27, 2013

The GOP’s Latino Problem
Los Angeles Times - April 28, 2013

The Republicans’ Asian Problem
Politix - January 6, 2013

A Tax Increase in 2012? Don’t Bet Your 1040 on it!
Capitol Weekly - Thursday, December 15, 2011

However Lines Are Drawn, GOP Finds a Way to Lose
The Sacramento Bee - Sunday, August 28, 2011

Texas, Hold ‘im — Please!
The Huffington Post - July 25, 2011 11:50 AM ET

Demographics, Not Democrats: California Republicans’ Biggest Enemy
The Huffington Post - May 13, 2011 11:09 AM ET

Haley Barbour Comes West: Welcome to California, Governor
Capitol Weekly - March 3, 2011

Palin by the Numbers: Being President Doesn’t Add Up
The Huffington Post - Posted: February 28, 2011 03:27 PM

OK, I Was Wrong About the Elections
Capitol Weekly - December 23, 2010

That was Then . . . But This is Now
The Sacramento Bee - Dec. 5, 2010

Where Is the Media on Fiorina’s Record at Hewlett Packard?
The Huffington Post - Posted: October 25, 2010 08:29 PM

Abortion Debate and Fiorina’s Problem
Capitol Weekly - October 7, 2010

Why Boxer Will Win
Politico - September 1, 2010

Diversity of the Top of the Ticket Should Concern Democrats
Capitol Weekly - March 15, 2010

Congratulations, Abel Maldonado – but History Says You’re Doomed
The Los Angeles Times - November 28, 2009

Meg Whitman: A Female Checchi or Simon?
Capitol Weekly - Thursday, May 7, 2009

Why Democrats Are Thankful: The Youth Vote Has Arrived
Capitol Weekly - November 26, 2008

Palin the GOP’s Future? Don’t Bet on It
Politico - October 23, 2008

The Age of McCain?
Politico - August 27, 2008

The Ugly Truths About Campaign Strategy
Los Angeles Times - August 19, 2008

Republicans Should Be Careful Criticizing Obama’s Foreign Experience
Politico - June 2, 2008

California Republicans: An Endangered Species?
Politico - January 16, 2008

In the Speaker’s Defense
Los Angeles Times - October 27, 2007

A Boxer vs. A Muscleman in 2010?
Capitol Weekly - September 06, 2007

Rove’s Dirty Tricks
Politico - September 4, 2007

Banking on Racism
AsianWeek - Jul 20, 2007

In 2010 Governor’s Race, Money Will Rule
Capitol Weekly - May 31, 2007

Ask Romney About Mormonism’s Intolerance
Politico - April 25, 2007

Giuliani and History: Precedents or President?
Capitol Weekly - March 29, 2007

Angelides’ strategy failed basics of ‘Campaigns 101′
The Sacramento Bee - November 12, 2006

Phil, The Unlovable Loser
Los Angeles Times - November 8, 2006

Why Phil Angelides Lost
San Francisco Chronicle - November 8, 2006

Schwarzenegger May Rue McClintock as Lite Guv
Capitol Weekly - November 02, 2006

Secretary Of State’s Race One To Watch
Capitol Weekly - October 12, 2006

What’s In A Name? If You’re Phil Angelides, Plenty.
Capitol Weekly - June 01, 2006

Angelides Must Be Kidding About Laguna West
Capitol Weekly - April 06, 2006

Electorally Speaking, Phil Angelides Is Hardly An 800-pound Gorilla
Capitol Weekly - January 12, 2006

The State Of Schwarzenegger
The Sacramento Bee - July 3, 2005

Racial Politics Could Sully Mayoral Campaign
Los Angeles Daily News - May 8, 2005

State Gop Lacks Depth Behind Schwarzenegger
The Sacramento Bee - March 6, 2005

Taking ‘Modern Art’ Out of California’s Political Map
Los Angeles Times - January 26, 2005

Comparing W. With Q.; Should We Look To Quincy Adams For Precedent?
The Sacramento Bee - October 3, 2004

Don’t Sideline State’s Voters
The Sacramento Bee - June 20, 2004

When the Mud Flies This Time, Bush Can’t Duck
Los Angeles Times - April 2, 2004

What are Bush’s Prospects in the State?
The Sacramento Bee - March 14, 2004

State GOP Just Can’t Shake Its Good Ol’ Boy Ways
The Sacramento Bee - February 8, 2004

Pointers On How To Fix State Mess
The Sacramento Bee - January 6, 2004

A License To Bop Davis
The Sacramento Bee - December 7, 2003

California GOP ‘Star Search’
San Francisco Chronicle - October 17, 2003

Election Day, the Body Politic Had Gone Numb
Los Angeles Times - October 10, 2003

What’s Wrong With GOP? Look in Mirror.
The Sacramento Bee - February 23, 2003

Thin Skin May Terminate Schwarzenegger’s Hopes
Los Angeles Times - January 30, 2003

Why the Public is Big on Davis
Sacramento Bee - September 19, 1999

‘George Bailey Here, Speaking On Behalf Of Your Local S&L’
Los Angeles Times - December 23, 1991