Political Trends and New Party Movements

  • By:Joel I. Seidman
  • Content Type: Report
  • Publisher: CQ Press
    • Publication year: 1934
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  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.4135/cqresrre1934051800

Archive Report

Indications of Impending Political Realignment

Afar-Reaching party realignment in the United States is seen in some quarters as the eventual outcome of present political trends and of the anticipated creation of a new party by the progressive Republicans of Wisconsin at the convention which they are to hold on May 19. The basis for establishment of a sectional progressive party in the Northwest is believed to exist in the friendly relations obtaining between the Wisconsin progressives, the Farmer-Labor party of Minnesota, and the Non-Partisan League of North Dakota. According to some observers, there is the further possibility that such a sectional organization might be expanded in 1936 into a national farmer-labor party, along the lines of the 1924 La Follette movement, by the addition of ...

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