posted on Aug, 1 2003 @ 12:47 PM
Men.....you have to wait until October 7th to cast your vote...sit back down
Larry Flynt Files To Run In Recall Election
Hustler Publisher Among Hundreds To Take First Steps
POSTED: 9:54 a.m. PDT August 1, 2003
UPDATED: 10:02 a.m. PDT August 1, 2003
LOS ANGELES -- Porn king Larry Flynt wants to rule California.
The Hustler magazine publisher has filed initial paperwork to run in the gubernatorial recall election and says he may spend a large amount of his own
money if people take his candidacy seriously.
The registered Democrat, civil libertarian and free speech advocate said he'd solve California's budget woes by expanding slot machine gambling. His
holdings include several casinos.
"California is the most progressive state in the union," said Flynt, 61. "I don't think anyone here will have a problem with a smut peddler as
Flynt had not yet paid the $3,500 filing fee by Thursday afternoon, according to the California Secretary of State Web site.
More than 250 people statewide have taken the very first step of filing the required paperwork with county registrars. Other quirky candidates include
several men named Gray Davis and Angelyne, the blonde, buxom artist made famous by her depiction on numerous Hollywood billboards.
To get on the Oct. 7 ballot, declared candidates also need 65 to 100 signatures from voters registered in their party.