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Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of progressive causes in the Democratic Party.
Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928.
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Alabama Democratic Conference is an African-American political league, co-founded by Orzell Billingsley and others, in cooperation with the national Democratic Party.
The 1986 Alabama gubernatorial election saw the election of Republican H. Guy Hunt over Democrat Bill Baxley.
The Alabama House of Representatives is the lower house of the Alabama Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alabama.
The Alabama Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of Alabama.
The Alabama Republican Party is the state affiliate of the Republican Party in Alabama.
The Alabama State Senate is the upper house of the Alabama Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alabama.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Anthony Daniels is an American politician and member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing House District 53 since 2014.
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term United States Senator from Arizona (1953–65, 1969–87) and the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in 1964.
William Joseph Baxley II (born June 27, 1941), is an American Democratic politician and attorney from Dothan, Alabama.
William M. Beasley (born March 19, 1940) is an American politician from the state of Alabama.
Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.
The Black Belt is a region of the U.S. state of Alabama.
Blue is one of the three primary colours of pigments in painting and traditional colour theory, as well as in the RGB colour model.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
In politics, centrism—the centre (British English/Canadian English/Australian English) or the center (American English/Philippine English)—is a political outlook or specific position that involves acceptance or support of a balance of a degree of social equality and a degree of social hierarchy, while opposing political changes which would result in a significant shift of society either strongly to the left or the right.
Charles Allen Graddick Sr. (born December 10, 1944 in Mobile), is Judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court of the U.S. state of Alabama.
Chris Donovan is a television director and producer who is recognized as the long-time director of the televised Golden Globe Awards, and other television gala specials.
The Constitution of the State of Alabama is the basic governing document of the U.S. state of Alabama.
The Deep South is a cultural and geographic subregion in the Southern United States.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
The States' Rights Democratic Party (usually called the Dixiecrats) was a short-lived segregationist political party in the United States.
Donald E. Williams Jr. (born July 1, 1957) was first elected to the Connecticut General Assembly in a special election in 1993.
Gordon Douglas Jones (born May 4, 1954) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Alabama since January 3, 2018.
Elections in Alabama are authorized under the Alabama State Constitution, which establishes elections for the state level officers, cabinet, and legislature, and the election of county-level officers, including members of school boards.
Electoral fraud, election manipulation, or vote rigging is illegal interference with the process of an election, whether by increasing the vote share of the favored candidate, depressing the vote share of the rival candidates, or both.
Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853–1857), a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.
George Smith Houston (January 17, 1811 – December 31, 1879) was an American Democratic politician who was the 24th Governor of Alabama from 1874 to 1878.
George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987.
A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.
The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970.
Harold Guy Hunt (June 17, 1933 – January 30, 2009) was an American politician and pastor who served as the 49th Governor of Alabama from 1987 to 1993.
Harry Flood Byrd Sr. (June 10, 1887 – October 20, 1966) of Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia, was an American newspaper publisher, and for four decades political leader of the Democratic Party in Virginia as head of a political faction that became known as the Byrd Organization.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
James Thomas Heflin (April 9, 1869 – April 22, 1951), nicknamed "Cotton Tom," was an American politician and leading proponent of white supremacy who served as a Democratic Congressman and United States Senator from Alabama.
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
Joe Turnham (born October 28, 1959 in Lee County, Alabama) is a United States politician who chaired the Alabama Democratic Party from 2005 to 2011.
John Breckinridge (December 2, 1760 – December 14, 1806) was a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Virginia.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John Gayle (September 11, 1792 – July 21, 1859) was the seventh Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1831 to 1835, and was later a United States district court judge for that state.
John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899 – November 16, 1985) was an American jurist and politician from the state of Alabama.
This is a list of official state and territorial party organizations of the United States Democratic Party.
A literacy test assesses a person's literacy skills: their ability to read and write.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.
Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States.
Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Nancy Worley (born November 7, 1951) is an American Democratic politician.
The National Democratic Party of Alabama (NDPA) was a political party active in the U.S. state of Alabama that opposed the segregationist former governor George Wallace.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
The People's Party, also known as the Populist Party or the Populists, was an agrarian-populist political party in the United States.
Plantations were an important aspect of the history of the American South, particularly the antebellum (pre-American Civil War) era.
A poll tax is a tax levied as a fixed sum on every liable individual.
Charles Redding Pitt (March 29, 1944 – February 7, 2016), was an American attorney and chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Robert Smith Vance Sr. (May 10, 1931 – December 16, 1989) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and later the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
A rooster, also known as a gamecock, a cockerel or cock, is a male gallinaceous bird, usually a male chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus).
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
In United States politics, a sore-loser law is a law which states that the loser in a primary election cannot then run as an independent in the general election.
James Strom Thurmond Sr.
Tammany Hall, also known as the Society of St.
"Tantamount to election" is a phrase in the United States to describe a situation in which one political party so dominates the demographics of a voting district, that the person winning the party nomination for a race (whether by primary or another method) will virtually be assured of winning the general election.
Terrycina Andrea Sewell (born January 1, 1965) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the U.S. Representative for since 2011.
The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician.
Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States presidential election of 1872 was the 22nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1872.
The United States presidential election of 1928 was the 36th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928.
The United States presidential election of 1952 was the 42nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952.
The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
In United States presidential elections, an unpledged elector is a person nominated to stand as an elector but who has not pledged to support any particular presidential or vice presidential candidate, and is free to vote for any candidate when elected a member of the Electoral College.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a landmark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting.
White supremacy or white supremacism is a racist ideology based upon the belief that white people are superior in many ways to people of other races and that therefore white people should be dominant over other races.
William B. "Bill" Blount (born 1953) is an investment banker, bond underwriter, and former Alabama Democratic Party chairman.
William Lowndes Yancey (August 10, 1814 – July 27, 1863) was a journalist, politician, orator, diplomat and an American leader of the Southern secession movement.
William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat.