Clint Reilly is a political consultant in California. For the 2010 campaign season, he is working as the top political strategist for Repair California. Repair California, primarily organized by the Bay Area Council, wants California voters to approve a California constitutional convention by voting "yes" on:
- California Electors Right to Call for Constitutional Convention Act (2010)
- California Call for a Constitutional Convention (2010)
Reilly agreed to manage the campaign for a California convention after a 14-year break from managing political campaigns.
Jim Wunderman, President of the Bay Area Council, said that Reilly "has a remarkable strategic sense and a passion for organizing, which is all too often missing in statewide campaigns, and is just what this historic effort needs to succeed."
- 1971: Reilly ran Richard Hongisto's campaign to be sheriff of San Francisco County.
- 1978: Ran the campaign to elect Robert Matsui to the U.S. Congress.
- 1988: Ran unsuccessful ballot campaigns for auto-insurance-backed initiatives, earning "millions."
- 1990: "Fired [Dianne] Feinstein as a client" in her gubernatorial bid by sending out a news release questioning her commitment.
- 1993: Got into a fight with Phil Bronstein, then-editor of the San Francisco Examiner, breaking his ankle.
- 1994: Ran the unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign of Kathleen Brown.
- 1995: Worked on the re-election campaign of San Francisco Mayor Frank Jordan. Jordan lost. In the campaign, Jordan participated in a stunt where he was photographed naked in a shower stall with two disc jockeys.
- 1999: Ran, unsuccessfully, for Mayor of San Francisco.
- 2000: Filed a lawsuit challenging thesale of the San Francisco Chronicle to Hearst, which then owned the San Francisco Examiner.
- 2006: Filed a lawsuit to stop MediaNews Group (owner of the Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News) and the Hearst Corporation from combining parts of their business operations.
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