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Bobby Seale

Black Panther

Picture of Bobby Seale
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1968 Peace and Freedom AD-17 4764 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 22, 1936

1966: Co-founded the Black Panther Party
1966-19??: Chairman, Black Panther Party

  • Legal Troubles: In 1969, Seale was indicted for leading anti-war protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The California members of the "Chicago Eight" were Jerry Rubin and Tom Hayden.