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The co-creator of ‘The Simpsons’ died today. Here are 12 of our favorite political moments from the show.

Sam Simon, the co-creator of "The Simpsons," died Monday. He was 59. The show lasted through four U.S. presidents and gave us plenty of political moments.

Here are 11 of our favorites. What's yours?

1. Mr. Burns runs for governor

2. Kang and Kodos for president

3.  Ross Perot's reaction when Kang and Kodos say voting for a third-party candidate is throwing your vote away.

4. Homer Simpson's campaign for sanitation commissioner

5. ... and his campaign slogan

6. The legislative branch

7. Homer's vote for Obama switches to a vote for McCain

8. Al Gore prematurely measuring the drapes

9. Ralph Wiggum for president

10. How to work at Fox News

11. Sideshow Bob's campaign for mayor

12. And of course, the true meaning of democracy