David Garth dies

David GarthOn December 15th, 2014, legendary political media consultant David Garth passed away at age 84. He was a true pioneer and one of the founding fathers of the political consulting industry. Every modern political consultant stands on his shoulders.

Back in April of 2014, David was inducted into the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Hall of Fame. Emmy Award winning journalist and Garth alumn Jeff Greenfield accepted the award on behalf of David Garth during the induction ceremony in San Diego.

And in 2010, David’s legacy was cemented with the launch of the David Garth Chair at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York. The following video tribute was produced especially for that event.