By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 at 3:53 pm in Political events.
Wow, how times flies after a recall.
Former Gov. Gray Davis has invited his former staffers and campaign workers to the10th Anniversary Davis Reunion.
Davis, California’s 37th governor, was elected Nov. 3, 1998, by nearly 20 percentage points to became the first Democratic elected governor in 16 years. But in 2003, Davis became the state’s first recalled governor in the wake of the electric utility deregulation meltdown and under the powerful campaign of actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The reunion is free at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento from 6-10 p.m. although reservations are required and sponsorships desired.
Read more for the full press release from Acosta-Salazar:
The Celebration marks the 10th Anniversary of Gray Davis’ election as Governor of the State of California. There is no admission charge and attendees must RSVP by Nov 1st by visiting www.ggdreunion.com. Those needing hotel accommodations can get a special rate at http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/GGDReunion.
While there is no admission charge, those interested in helping to sponsor the event can do so at various sponsorship levels: $1500 for Gold; $1000 for Silver and $500 for Friends. Those interested in sponsorships should contact:
Rebecca Suter or Carol Dahmen
(310) 903-6000 (916) 719-6296
Joseph Graham “Gray” Davis Jr. was elected the 37th Governor of California on November 3, 1998. He won the election by nearly 20 percentage points over his GOP competitor. At the time, he was the first Democrat elected Governor in 16 years.