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I'm not sure everyone outside Arizona quite appreciates the magnitude of the recall of Russell Pearce. Trust me. It's huge.

What I hope doesn't get lost on people is the work of Randy Parraz in making this happen. Randy essentially dedicated his life to this casue for the better part of a year. He worked tirelessly, and with incredibly efficiency. His efforts were truly heroic. When he set out to do this, I thought the odds easily were 100 to 1 against him (I helped him anyhow, though).

Randy has run for office before (AZ Sen, in 2010), but lost in a crowded primary. He also gave me every bit of help I asked him for in my Congressional run, and then some.

I hope he jumps in again someday and, if he does, I hope the support from the netroots will be as huge as what he just accomplished.

Originally posted to Bob Lord on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 10:23 AM PST.

Also republished by Baja Arizona Kossacks.

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