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Republican Party Platform 1970

Logo on GOP 1970 Platform Pamphlet

When Maine became the 23rd State to join the Union 150 years ago she had already earned a prominent place in history … for it was here, along the Coast of Maine, that the strength, ingenuity and determination to live … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1972

CITIZENS RIGHT’S Full-time district prosecutors appointed by the Attorney General. Creation of a State Crime Laboratory. Mandatory training of full-time deputy sheriffs. A complete review and updating of State Election Laws. A 3 months residency requirement for voter registration enrollment. … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1974

We, the members of the Republican Party of the State of Maine, recognize that people are creatures of God and as such are entitled to all the dignity that life on this planet can provide. We believe that it is … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1976

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF THE STATE OF MAINE IN ITS 1976 STATE CONVENTION ADOPTS THE FOLLOWING PLATFORM AS ITS STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES AND PROPOSALS. THE FIRST PART IS A DETAILED OUTLINE OF ENDURING PARTY PHILOSOPHY. THE SECOND PART INCLUDES OUR … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1978

1978 GRASSROOTS REPUBLICAN PLATFORM PREAMBLE This platform is an intentional departure from past platforms. It does not purport to treat every issue affecting Maine people. Instead, it is the Convention’s feeling that the Maine Republican Party should make a brief … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1980

(Adopted by the 1980 Maine Republican State Convention) The Republican Party of the State of Maine offers for public consideration the following Platform. It is the result of suggestions received from individuals, town caucuses, and fifteen hearings throughout the State, … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1982

The Republican Party is a Party of individuals, independent and resourceful, who believe that the quality of government is determined by citizen participation. We believe the proper function of government is to do for the people only those things they … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1984

REPORT OF THE 1984 MAINE REPUBLICAN PLATFORM COMMITTEE PREAMBLE The Maine Republican Party enthusiastically endorses the policies and achievements of President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush, and we support their reelection. We especially appreciate their efforts in revitalizing … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1986

* Report of the 1986 Maine * Republican Platform Committee PREAMBLE The Republican Party of the State of Maine, with great pride in its State and in its Party’s leaders, and with confidence in its principles offers for public consideration … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1988

* Maine 1988 Republican Platform * PREAMBLE The Republican Party of the State of Maine, with reverence for God, pride in our leadership, and confidence in the guiding principles of our party, offers this PLATFORM as a place where all … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 1992

May 2, 1992 PREAMBLE The Republican Party of the State of Maine , gathered in convention, looks at the world around us with pride in eleven years of national and international Republican leadership. Under Presidents Reagan and Bush, with the … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2002

Adopted May 3, 2002 We believe that we must protect our country and our fellow citizens by supporting President George W. Bush as he defends our nation against terrorist attacks; We believe that Maine per capita income is low because … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2004

Maine Republican Party Platform 2004 As Amended at the 2004 Republican StateConvention May 15, 2004 We believe that we must protect our country and our fellow citizens by supporting President George W. Bush in his effort to continue the defense … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2006

As Amended at the 2006 Republican State Convention, May 6, 2006 We believe we must protect our country and fellow citizens by supporting President George W. Bush in his effort to continue the defense of our nation against terrorist attacks; … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2008

As Ratified By The 2008 Maine Republican Party State Convention on May 3, 2008 We believe the defense of our safety and sovereignty is the primary responsibility of the national government. We believe we must protect our country and fellow … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2010

Our Mission Maine Republicans are united in our guiding principles. Our strength lies in knowing that Republican ideals will maintain our country as the strongest nation on Earth. Our tenets include respect for the U.S. constitution, personal responsibility and accountability, … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2012

Mission and Platform Our Mission Maine Republicans are united in our guiding principles. Our strength lies in knowing that Republican ideals will maintain our country as the strongest nation on Earth. Our tenets include respect for the U.S. constitution, personal … Continue reading

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Republican Party Platform 2014

2014 Maine Republican Platform Ratified by The Maine Republican State Convention, April 25, 2014 Generations of Americans have fought to preserve the Republic, our freedoms, and the American way of life. We appreciate and honor the service of active duty … Continue reading

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Young Republican Platform 1950

Adopted in Augusta, February 25, 1950. Believing’ in a vigorous and progressive approach to problems of government, We, the Young Republicans of Maine adopt the following resolutions as our major objectives; State: 1. We believe that increased state aid is … Continue reading

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Young Republicans Platform 1952

Supporting a goal of a 100,000 Republican majority for Maine in 1952 to set the trend for a nation-wide Republican victory in this crucial election, and believing that the realization of this goal demands a clear, concise and positive statement … Continue reading

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