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Democratic Party Platform 1912

DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES OR PLATFORM ADOPTED AT DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION AT AUGUSTA ON MARCH 19, 1912. The Democratic party of Maine in State Convention assembled, submits to the voters the following platform:- We congratulate ourselves upon the splendid record which … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1920

“Mr. Pattangall, chairman of the committee on resolutions, reported as follows:” The Democratic Party of Maine, in state convention assembled adopts as its platform for the coming campaign, the following resolutions: 1. We extend our sympathy to and express our … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1922

ADOPTED AT DEMOCRATIC STATE CON­VENTION APRIL 7, 1922 The representatives of the Democratic party of Maine in convention assembled invite the attention of the voters to the following decla­rations of principles and policies: The coming election is important. It ought … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1924

The Democratic party of Maine, through its duly elected representatives in State Convention assembled, invites public support to the following policies and principles: (1) We declare that the important public duty of the day is the renewal of our faith … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1930

The Democratic Party of Maine, through its duly elected representatives in State Convention assembled, invite serious consideration and public support of the following policies and principles: Prohibition It is generally admitted, that the 18th Amendment is not satisfactorily enforced. Many … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1934

The Convention of the Democratic Party of Maine assembles today in Bangor after passing through the most severe economic depression in all history. Our nation is now on the edge of the depression, and industry and business is now on … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1936

March 31, 1936 The Convention of the Democratic Party of Maine assembled today in Lewiston with renewed faith in the destiny of our State and. Nation. In 1932, at a time when the country was suffering from the most severe … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1938

To the people Maine we heartily commend the splendid objectives of that great humanitarian, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Administration, which has so greatly benefited every city, town, and hamlet in our State. In 1932 at a time when … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1940

We highly commend to the people of the State of Maine the humanitarian laws enacted by the national Democratic administration, such as the social security wage and hours bill and the federal deposit insurance law, as those laws guarantee security … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1942

The Democrats of Maine in convention assembled adopted the following platform: Under the Divine guidance of Almighty God, we pledge our all to this Country’s united war effort in whatever task is our own. We pledge our allegiance to the … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1944

THE DEMOCRATS OF MAINE IN CONVENTION ASSEMBLED ADOPT THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES ISSUE, PROGRESSIVE AGAINST CONSERVATIVE We have a two party system. Basically the issue between the parties is liberal thought and policies as against conservative thought and policies. … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1946

The prompt adoption of legislation by national and state governments of a plan for our veterans for their rehabilitation is strongly urged by the Democratic Party. Congress already has made provisions for occupational and educational placement. Many suggestions have been … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1948

Augusta, April 10. (AP) ─ A 12-point platform calling for benefits for teachers, labor and the veteran was prepared by the Resolutions Committee today for the Democratic State Convention. It demanded defeat in referendum of the Barlow Bill to outlaw … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1950

Lewiston, March 25. We, the Democratic Party of Maine, in state convention assembled this 25th day of March, A. D. 1950, do hereby recommend to the people of Maine, the following platform, which shall control our administration of the affairs … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1952

We, the Democratic Party of Maine, in state convention assembled this 22nd day of March, A. D. 1952, do hereby recommend to the people of Maine, the following platform, which shall control our administration of the affairs of this State … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1954

Title Page 1954 Maine Democratic Platform

An INVITATION to BETTER GOVERNMENT ______ 1954 Platform of The Democratic Party of Maine ______ We, the Democratic Party of Maine, in state convention assembled this twenty-seventh day of March, 1954, do hereby adopt the following platform with these as … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1956

This platform is the result of the free discussion of State problems by hundreds of people from every corner of Maine. It reflects their thoughtful concern with our human and economic resources, and their proposals for governmental reforms to conserve … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1958

We, the Democratic Party of Maine, have undertaker exhaustive survey and analysis of the goals which the people of Maine seek to achieve and of the problems they confront in their strivings towards these ideals. We are proud of our … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1960

We, the Democratic Party of Maine, invigorated by the confidence reposed in us by the people of Maine in recent elections, reaffirm our dedication to the service of our fellow-citizens. We pledge continuing effort to ensure for all the people … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 1962

CHALLENGES FOR MAINE The 1962 Platform of the Maine Democratic Party PREAMBLE—— A responsible political party is more than a vehicle for political power or for the ambitions of an individual; it is an instrument for service. Such a party … Continue reading

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