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Democratic Party Platform 2004

The 2004 Convention dissolved due to the loss of a quorum to conduct business at 3 p.m., approximately three hours after its scheduled adjournment time. At that time, the Convention had acted on 16 proposed amendments, while 20 proposed amendments … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 2006

Since Jefferson and Jackson, the Democratic Party has led the struggle to increase democracy in our government. Democracy is the belief that the best repository of wisdom lies in the hands of an informed and educated electorate and that this … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 2008

PREAMBLE Since Jefferson and Jackson, the Democratic Party has led the struggle to increase democracy in our government. Democracy is the belief that the best repository of wisdom lies in the hands of an informed and educated electorate and that … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 2010

Preamble Since the time of Jefferson and Jackson, the Democratic Party has led the struggle to strengthen democracy in our government. Democracy is the belief that the best repository of wisdom is an informed and educated electorate and that this … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 2012

Preamble Since the time of Jefferson and Jackson, the Democratic Party has led the struggle to strengthen democracy in our government. Democracy is the belief that the best repository of wisdom is an informed and educated electorate and that this … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Platform 2014

as amended by the 2014 Maine Democratic Convention Preamble Since its founding, the Democratic Party has led the struggle to strengthen democracy in our government. Democrats believe that the foundation of a strong democracy is an informed and educated electorate, … Continue reading

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Green Independent Party Platform 1996

Introduction to the Maine Green Party Platform Document The 1996 Platform of the Maine Green Party sets forth our vision of a future based on the ten key values. The year 2020 is the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims landing … Continue reading

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Green Independent Party Platform 2000

Maine Greens Logo 2004

              Introduction The 2004 Platform of the Maine Green Independent Party sets forth a vision for a future based on the Ten Key Values of the international Green movement. Our vision is focused on … Continue reading

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Green Independent Party Platform 2004

Introduction The 2004 Platform of the Maine Green Independent Party sets forth a vision for a future based on the Ten Key Values of the international Green movement. Our vision is focused on a peaceful and prosperous community life characterized … Continue reading

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Green Independent Party Platform 2006

The Platform* of the Maine Green Independent Party sets forth a vision for a future based on the Ten Key Values of the international Green movement. Our vision is focused on a peaceful and prosperous community life characterized by value-based … Continue reading

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Political Party Platforms

Political party platforms during the past 100+ years track the changing values and goals of Maine people. Major themes include the role of government, conflicts between labor and business, efforts at spurring economic development sometimes restrained by the emerging concern over environmental degradation. Continue reading

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Progressive Party Platform 1914

Platform Adopted at Bangor, March 24, 1914 ______________ “Reaffirming the great principles of human welfare contained in the national Progressive platform, we meet as the representatives of the Progressive party of Maine to nominate candidates, declare principles and urge the … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1912

Resolved, that the Republicans of the State of Maine, in convention assembled, referring with pride and. satisfaction to the great growth and prosperity of this Country under the many years of Republican rule from the administration of President Lincoln through … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1920

The Republican party of Maine in convention assembled at Bangor, Me., March 23, 1920, reaffirms its adherence to the Constitution of the U. S. and to the guarantees of representative government and civil and religious liberty, wherein contained. It will … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1922

ADOPTED AT THE REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION APRIL 6, 1922 —1— We endorse and commend the wise, constructive and patriotic administration of President Harding. We commend the far-seeing statesmanship of the President in calling the Conference for Limitation of Armament and … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1924

THE PLATFORM MAINE G. O. P. WILL STAND UPON IN 1924 IN MEMORIAM Seldom does a Republican convention meet under the shadow of the great sorrow in­cident to the loss of its leader. We mourn with the world the loss … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1930

Adopted at the Maine State Republican Convention BANGOR, MARCH 27, 1930 NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION We, the Republicans of Maine, in convention assembled, unreservedly commend the administration of President Hoover. The public confidence in Herbert Hoover, so overwhelmingly expressed at the last … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1936

Bangor, April 2, 1936 The delegates of the Republican Party, assembled in convention in Bangor, hereby adopt the following declaration of principles or platform: 1. We believe in the preservation of the Constitution of the United States of America and … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1938

1. The integrity and complete separation of the functions of executive, legislative and judicial branches of Federal government must be maintained. 2. We believe in adequate naval and military preparedness for national defense. 3. We advocate such Federal taxation as … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1940

The Republicans of Maine, in convention assembled, adopt the following statement of principles, upon which they ask the support of the electorate of Maine in the coming election. I We believe the so called New Deal experiment has run the … Continue reading

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