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*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.
 
*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.
 
*American sovereignty: American government committed to the protection of the borders, trade, and common defense of Americans, and not entangled in foreign alliances.
 
==2010 candidates==
 
 
* [[Idaho State Senate elections, 2010|Idaho State Senate elections]]: [[Ray Writz]], [[Randall K. Patterson]]
 
* [[Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010|Minnesota State Senate elections]]:  [[Steve Park]]
 
* [[Missouri State Senate elections, 2010|Missouri State Senate elections]]: [[Bennie Hatfield]], [[Richard Newton]]
 
* [[South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010|South Dakota State Senate elections]]: [[Slade Ammann]],
 
* [[Utah State Senate elections, 2010|Utah State Senate elections]]: [[Jim Peverelle, Jr]], [[David A Hansen]], [[Sherry Phipps]]
 
  
 
==State affiliates==
 
==State affiliates==

Revision as of 11:45, 13 December 2013



Constitution Party
Constitution Party logo.PNG
Chairman:Frank Fluckiger
Year created:1992
Website:http://www.constitutionparty.com/
The Constitution Party is a conservative United States political party. According to their website, they "...support 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]

History

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]

Leadership

The Constitution Party is headed by Chairman Frank Fluckiger. The Vice Chairman is Randall Stufflebeam.[3]

Issues

The Constitution Party lists their platform on their website. Their 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.

State affiliates

Independent American Party of Nevada

The Independent American Party is the Nevada affiliate of the national Constitution Party.[5]

External links

See also

References