Segregationists won electoral votes in the middle decades of the 20th century, many of them thanks to faithless electors.

Faithless electors left their mark

If there’s one blemish on Arkansas’ history during the 20th century that gets overlooked, it’s probably the election of 1968.

Fifty years ago, Arkansas was one of five states to vote for American Independent Party candidate George Wallace for president of the United States.

Yes, that George Wallace, the man made infamous by the following lines: