Ergo, he needs donations "in the next 48 hours (to) show that I'm not going anywhere."
First, Arpaio's most trusted advisor, campaign manager Chad Willems, knows that the recall organizers cannot throw hundreds of thousands of dollars at paid circulators with less than 26 hours left. Willems knows that there is no paid circulation effort in place and that it cannot restart that quickly.
Second, donations made to Arpaio's 2016 reelection campaign in the next 48 hours will not show anyone anything. If the recall organizers do file signatures tomorrow to place the recall on the ballot, THEN Arpaio will need donations to check signatures and file a legal challenge.
Recall organizers need more than 335,000 valid signatures to place a recall on the ballot.
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