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"Snoopy For President" is a novelty song first released in 1968 by the Florida-based pop music group The Royal Guardsmen. The song debuted in conjunction with the 1968 presidential election, and advocated for the popular Peanut’s cartoon character as a presidential candidate. The final verse of the song reveals that Snoopy is victorious in the election, with the winning vote coming from his former foe, the Red Baron (a character who first appeared in Peanuts comic strips in 1965). The initial recording of "Snoopy For President" mentioned the real 1968 presidential candidates, however when the song was subsequently re-released for the 1972 and 1976 elections, all mention of real candidates had been removed. The Royal Guardsmen have recorded several other songs featuring Snoopy, including 1965’s “Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron” and 1978’s “Snoopy’s Christmas”.