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But even in defeat, Callaway had managed to inspire legions of open minded Georgians to support him, especially younger ones. And his campaign was the first major step toward achieving a viable two party system in our state. The number of Republicans in the state Legislature steadily grew from the single digits in the 1960s and early '70s to the double digits in the '80s and eventually, today's utterly changed political landscape, in which Republicans control every major political office in the state and both houses of the legislature by clear majorities.

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he inspired a generation of young Republicans, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston (R Blue Ridge) was 12 in 1966 and told the newspaper he remembered even then the impact Callaway had.

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Howard "Bo" Callaway Sr. could have been forgiven if he had hummed a popular tune of the time, "The Impossible Dream," back when he first entered Georgia politics in the early 1960s as a Republican.

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After being elected to Congress in 1964, he gave Georgia's entrenched political establishment the scare of its life by resigning to run for governor and winning more votes than the Democrats' nominee, Atlanta restaurant owner and arch segregationist Lester Maddox. Neither candidate had a majority of votes, however, due to a write in candidacy mounted by former Gov. Ellis Arnall. Georgia law did not provide for run off elections in that era, so the Legislature broke the stalemate by selecting a governor. And the Democrat dominated body picked Maddox.

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