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George Wallace
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Politician
    (August 25, 1919-September 13, 1998)
    Elected to the Alabama state legislature (1946)
    Governor of Alabama (1963-1967, 1971-1979, 1983-1987)
    Unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic presidential nomination (1964, 1972, 1976)
    Ran for president under the American Independent Party (1968)
    Shot four times by Arthur Bremer (May 1972)
    He married three times.
    He was a born-again Christian.
    He opposed President Harry Truman's proposed civil rights program.
    He became a tough segregationist to win more political support in Alabama.
    He said, 'Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever.'
    He stood outside the University of Alabama in an effort to stop two black students from entering it (June 11, 1963).
    He believed that blacks should not be allowed to vote, serve on juries, or hold public office.
    He would change from being a Democrat to an independent, depending on what was politically convenient for him to be at the time.
    He flew air combat strikes against Japan during World War II (1942-1945).
    He was extremely popular in the South.
    Responding to attacks made by hippies that he was a Nazi, he said, 'I was killing fascists when you punks were in diapers.'
    While campaigning for president, he was shot and paralyzed (May 1972).
    In the late 1970s, he realized that segregation was wrong and apologized for his racist past.

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    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 46 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 68 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 104 Votes: 67.31% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 100 Votes: 49.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 247 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 23 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 25 Votes: 64.00% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 99 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 58 Votes: 51.72% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 103 Votes: 52.43% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 67 Votes: 55.22% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 143 Votes: 65.03% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 655 Votes: 53.74% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 442 Votes: 57.92% Annoying
 
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