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George Wallace


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1968 American Independent President 487270 Loss

Candidate Biography:

George C. Wallace
Born: August 25, 1919 in Clio, Alabama
Married: Lurleen Burns Wallace*, Cornelia Ellis Snively, and Lisa Taylor
Died: September 13, 1998 in Montgomery, Alabama

1945-1946: Assistant Attorney General of Alabama
1946-19??: Member, Alabama House of Representatives
1953: Justice, Third Judicial Circuit Court (Alabama)
1958: Primary Candidate for Governor of Alabama
1962-1966: Governor of Alabama
1964: [Democratic] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1971-1979: Governor of Alabama
1972: [Democratic] Write-in Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1976: [Democratic] Primary Candidate for President (Lost; 3%)
1983-1987: Governor of Alabama

  • Lurleen Burns Wallace served as Governor of Alabama (1966-1968)
  • In the Presidential election of 1968, Wallace was the second most successful third-party candidate in US history, winning 13.5% of the popular vote and 46 electoral votes.