Constitution Party

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Constitution Party
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Chairman:Frank Fluckiger
Year created:1992
The Constitution Party is a conservative United States political party. According to its website, the party supports "... limited federal government as outlined in the U.S. Constitution, according to the Actual Intent of the Founding Fathers, with all other powers retained by the people or the people of the states as provided for in the Tenth Amendment."[1] Although the Tea Party and the Constitution Party have similar principles, the Constitution Party is a legally registered party, whereas the Tea Party is not.[1]


The Constitution Party was founded as the U.S. Taxpayers' Party in 1992. The party's official name was changed to the Constitution Party in 1999; however, some state affiliate parties are known under different names. In 1996, the party was recognized by the Federal Election Commission.[2]


The Constitution Party is headed by Chairman Frank Fluckiger. Randall Stufflebeam serves as vice chairman.[3]


The Constitution Party lists its platform on its website. The platform is based on seven principles The following is an abbreviated list:[4]

  • Life: Sanctity of life from conception to natural death.
  • Liberty: Freedom of conscience and actions for the self-governed individual.
  • Family: One husband and one wife with their children as divinely instituted.
  • Property: Each individual’s right to own and steward personal property without government burden.
  • Constitution: Interpreted according to the actual intent of the founding fathers.
  • State's rights: Everything not specifically delegated by the Constitution to the federal government, nor prohibited by the Constitution to the states, is reserved to the states or to the people.
  • American sovereignty: American government committed to the protection of the borders, trade, and common defense of Americans, and not entangled in foreign alliances.

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