Farmer-Labor Party


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a former minor political party in the United States in the early 20th century

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After the onset of the Great Depression, the Republican Party--which had dominated state politics for decades--lost statewide public support to the Farmer-Labor Party.
A explains the partisan configuration of the state and its realignment away from the Republican Party and toward the Farmer-Labor Party beginning with the 1930 elections.
Smiley arose at a time of political transition in Minnesota, as the new Farmer-Labor Party challenged the long dominance of the Republican Party.
The Farmer-Labor Party hoped to put in place a system with promajoritarian partisan bias and high responsiveness, which would allow it to take full advantage of its predicted strong support in the electorate.
Redistricting became a struggle over whether the new plan would allow the Farmer-Labor Party to translate its predicted majority vote share into a large seat share in the congressional delegation.
It is also easy to understand the positions that Reuther took with respect to building a Farmer-Labor Party in 1936 and why his comrades in the SP viewed Reuther's positions as being much more similar to that of the CP than to the SP.
Carl Winter entered into a rather long discussion of the fight between the Communist Party and the Farmer-Labor Party in Minnesota and expressed the hope that Comrade William Z.
There were episodes in the 1930s--for instance, in the state government of Minnesota under Floyd Olson, who represented the Farmer-Labor party.
MinnesotaAaAeAe Democratic Farmer-Labor Party has a large and largely female bench of up-and-coming candidates, three of whom are seeking the partyAaAeAe 2018 gubernatorial nomination.
But he co-chaired Clinton's re-election campaign and in 1996 gave a rousing endorsement of both Paul Wellstone and Bill Clinton at the Democratic Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) convention.
Though it has not had explosive growth, it has been able enlist more unions than any attempt to build a labor party in the US since the Farmer-Labor Party movement in the 1920's and 1930's.
The 1924 campaign laid the groundwork for the resurgence of leftwing populist movements across the upper Midwest--the Non-Partisan League of North Dakota, the Farmer-Labor Party of Minnesota, and the Progressive Party of Wisconsin.
MinnesotaEs Democratic Farmer-Labor Party has a large and largely female bench of up-and-coming candidates, three of whom are seeking the partyEs 2018 gubernatorial nomination.
The DFL is an endorsing party, formed in 1944 when Democrats merged with the Farmer-Labor Party, a Depression-era left party that was a beehive of grassroots activity.
Some of the American left's more notable accomplishments are rooted in rural populism: the Socialist Party's highest all-time local membership totals in Oklahoma before World War I, the state-owned bank and grain mill established in North Dakota by the Nonpartisan League and eight years of radical government in Minnesota under the Farmer-Labor Party in the 1930s.