Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he always ‘follows through,’ when asked if he plans to run for re-election, during a town hall-style meeting in Clovis, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005. When asked about his future, Schwarzenegger said that he is someone who follows through on things and that he will make his final decision known Friday during a visit to San Diego. Schwarzenegger talked to workers at Anlin Industries, urging them to vote for his special election intiatives.
Flap previosuly had California Special Election Watch: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicks Off His Special Election Campaign. where Flap handicapped that the Governor would announce his intention to seek a second term in 2006 on Friday morning at the California Republican Convention in Anaheim.
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Reuters has Schwarzenegger hints at second run for governor.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signaled on Wednesday that he would seek a second term as governor in what would already be his fifth major campaign since seeking the office in 2003.
The former Hollywood actor kicked off a series of campaign events this week ahead of a special election he has called for November on teacher pay, redistricting and the state budget. In an appearance before an invited audience in Clovis, California, he said he would announce on Friday whether he will seek a second term for governor starting in 2006.
“I’m not in this for the short term,” he told the crowd, strongly suggesting he would run again. “I believe strongly in follow-up.”
Flap will be at the weekend California Republican Convention blogging live and will cover Arnold’s Saturday luncheon speech.
Cross-posted to the Bear Flag League Special Election Page