George Wallace Jr. running for Alabama treasurer

Former State Treasurer George Wallace Junior wants his old job back.

Wallace said Tuesday he has decided to run for state treasurer next year as a Republican.

Wallace said he's running because he wants to solve financial problems in Alabama's prepaid college tuition plan. The state treasurer administers the tuition plan, which Wallace got started during the first of his two terms as state treasurer.

Wallace joins Republican Terry Dunn and Democrat Jeremy Sherer in the treasurer's race. The incumbent, Republican Kay Ivey, is running for governor.

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