Clarke County Democrat

Inside the Statehouse

Remembering Lurleen Wallace

Kay Ivey is Alabama’s second female governor. Lurleen Wallace was the first. Ironically, Kay Ivey’s idol and impetus for striving to be governor was Lurleen Wallace. Kay’s first involvement in state politics was as a campaign worker for Governor Lurleen’s 1966 race for governor when Kay Ivey was a student at Auburn. It was 55 year ago in May 1968 […]

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