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    New Historical President RP

    Name and office: Hudson Wallace, Agriculture Businessman (Essentially Henry A. Wallace). (Populism, Libertarianism and Socialism is here).  Race and gender, if other than white male: White Male. Party: Socialist Labor Party (Originally a member of the moderate wing of the Conservative Party but defected to the Progressive Wing of the Liberal Party, he later defected to the Socialist Labor Party). Resident state: Iowa. Platform (see State of the Union): National Strength: Aim to move up one or two ranks in the top 10 country rankings. Military Strength: Maintain the military and navy at the troop and ship levels they are currently at if the budget allows for it. Maintain naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, Panama, St. Pierre and Miquelon, American Polynesia and Japan if those territories consent to them being maintained, withdraw from them if consent is not given. Foreign Affairs: Enact a policy of strict neutrality only engage in warfare if we are attacked or for humanitarian reasons (Or in exceptional circumstances). The Socialist Labor Party pledges to support democracy, self-determination, free trade, and principles of non-aggression in American post-war foreign policy. Continue to support the League of Nations' development. Place harsh sanctions on China for all invading the territories they have done. Support nations that may be invaded next by China. Continue to give funding to rebels in Chinese occupied lands. Start putting out feelers to other nations for a possible alliance against Fascist China. The party supports the current President's stance on Russia and would continue along the same path. Military: Have the military and navy perform training exercises to be prepared for any other possible attacks or potential humanitarian intervention. Pursue research into the possibility of the development of a nuclear bomb. Begin building up the military in case of a possible attack from China. Economy: Legalise, Tax and Regulate sex work (prostitution etc). Implement the "perfect" tax also known as the land value tax. Introduce a wall street transaction tax. Create the Federal Housing Administration this will standards for construction and underwriting and insures loans made by banks and other private lenders for home building. The goals of this organization are to improve housing standards and conditions, provide an adequate home financing system through insurance of mortgage loans, and to stabilize the mortgage market. Aim to construct 1 million or more new homes to rent or buy. Trade: Create free trade deals with nations if they agree to strict protections for workers and the natural resources of the nations involved. The shipping industry will remain nationalized. Budget: A deficit is fine. Focus on how the government can make people's lives better. Social Harmony: No comment. Immigration: All immigrants are welcome as long as they have not committed serious crimes. Mood of the people: No Comment. Popularity of the Incumbent: No comment. Social Issues: Decriminalise homosexuality and allow homosexuals to get married like everyone else. Legalise abortion. Legalise birth control. Etc. Electoral and governmental reform: Elections shall be publicly funded; the electoral college shall be abolished; The recall election (citizens may remove an elected official before the end of his term) shall be created; The referendum (citizens may decide on a law by popular vote) will be created; The initiative (citizens may propose a law by petition and enact it by popular vote) will be created; Judicial recall (when a court declares a law unconstitutional, the citizens may override that ruling by popular vote) will be created; the constitution shall be amended several times; etc. Party Power: Campaign vigorously against both the Liberal and Conservative Parties in both the Presidential Race and Congressional Races. Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate: Electoral and Governmental reform. VP nominee: Lloyd Thomas (NY). The focus of this platform is to create a government that is transparent, accountable and here to help and not hinder the citizens of the nation. The party still advocates for the economic policies presented in previous party platforms.
  2. Results The colour red denotes the States won by Pres. Ford & Sen. Dole, the colour blue denotes the States won by Rep. Udall & Sen. McGovern.
  3. Hi, folks, this is the new version of the series that I promised yesterday, first election updates should be some time soon.
  4. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,1 AM, Wednesday, November 10th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 1 AM:
  5. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,12 AM, Wednesday, November 10th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 12 AM:
  6. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,11 PM, Tuesday, November 9th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 11 PM:
  7. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,10 PM, Tuesday, November 9th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 10 PM:
  8. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,9 PM, Tuesday, November 9th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 9 PM:
  9. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,8 PM, Tuesday, November 9th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 8 PM:
  10. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV,7 PM, Tuesday, November 9th, 1976 Here is the state of the race as of 7 PM:
  11. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Saturday, October 23rd, 1976 Here is an opinion poll showing the state of the race as of today:
  12. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Thursday, September 23rd, 1976 Here is an opinion poll showing the state of the race as of today:
  13. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Monday, August 23rd, 1976 Here is an opinion poll showing the state of the race as of today:
  14. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Thursday, August 19th, 1976 Pres. Gerald Ford is the Republican Party Presidential Nominee defeating Fmr Gov. Ronald Reagan. Gerald Ford has chosen Sen. Bob Dole as his running mate for the upcoming Presidential Election.
  15. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Monday, August 2nd, 1976 The 21st Summer Olympic Games have closed.
  16. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Thursday, July 22nd, 1976 Here are the results of the Democratic Party Presidential Nominating Primaries: Mo Udall has chosen Sen. George McGovern as his running mate for the upcoming Presidential Election.
  17. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Sunday, July 18th, 1976 The 21st Summer Olympic Games have opened in Montreal, Canada.
  18. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Thursday, July 15th, 1976 Here are the results of the Democratic Party Presidential Nominating Primaries:
  19. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Sunday, July 4th, 1976 The Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is not unconstitutional.
  20. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Thursday, June 17th, 1976 The US Ambassador to the Lebanese Republic has been assassinated.
  21. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Monday, June 14th, 1976 Tornadoes have ripped through Iowa, the entire town of Jordan has been destroyed.
  22. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Sunday, June 13th, 1976 The military has overthrown President Juan María Bordaberry of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.
  23. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Sunday, June 6th, 1976 The Teton Dam has collapsed in South Eastern Idaho killing 11 people.
  24. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Thursday, June 3rd, 1976 A car bomb has killed Arizona organized crime reporter Don Bolles. Sen. Scoop Jackson has withdrawn from the Democratic Party Presidential Nominating Primaries.
  25. Daily Politics on WMAL-TV, Tuesday, June 1st, 1976 The Syrian Arab Republic has intervened in the Lebanese Civil War.
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