Thousands of Nevada Supporters
Put Me in Front, Claims Russo
by Steve Miller
copyright © 1997, Electric Nevada
|Hollywood producer Aaron Russo is definitely going to seek the Nevada Governor's chair, he told Electric Nevada this week.|
only remaining question, he said, is whether he will run
as a Republican.
Support in Nevada for his individual-freedom message is already so broad, asserted Russo, that he could also run, and win, as either an Independent or a Democrat.
"I have thousands and thousands of supporters already," he said. "And those supporters all want to work, they all want to volunteer."
Russo and his Nevada advisers, in separate interviews, emphasized the intensity of interest and support that each of his public appearances in the state have revealed.
"It was unbelievable," says Dennis Grover, a Gardnerville information services entrepreneur, referring to unexpectedly large crowds that showed up last year at Russo presentations in Reno and Las Vegas.
It was after seeing Russo's 'Mad as Hell' videotape last year, says Grover, that "we got to be friends, and I said, 'Why don't you come up and meet a few people and put on'" a similar presentation?
At the Reno Sands, says Grover, he rented a small convention room.
"It was set up with a hundred chairs
and I was just praying
we'd fill just 50 of them. And it just went completely
nuts... We ended up with -- I don't know -- almost
recent visit to the Las
Vegas NAACP chapter.
Guinn are the power
brokers who want to control the guy. And that's what that's
§ § §
Want to share your opinion? Electric Nevada's comment page is open!
Back to Electric Nevada's Front Page