The Modern Whig Party is a political party in the United States founded in 2007. The party describes itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. Members of the party have won a handful of local elections, but they did so under other party labels or as independents. In recent years, the party has not nominated candidates for any major office.

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  • The Modern Whig Party is a political party in the United States founded in 2007. The party describes itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. Members of the party have won a handful of local elections, but they did so under other party labels or as independents. In recent years, the party has not nominated candidates for any major office. The Modern Whig Party underwent a major overhaul of its structure and leadership in late 2014 and re-launched in the early spring of 2015. (en)
  • The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. Members of the party won a handful of local elections, but they did so under other party labels or as independents. In recent years, the party did not nominate candidates for any major office. The Modern Whig Party underwent a major overhaul of its structure and leadership in late 2014 and re-launched in the early spring of 2015. In October 2018 it agreed to merge with several other independent parties to form the Alliance Party, which officially launched in January 2019. (en)
  • }} The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007 by post-9/11 military veterans. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. According to the Wall Street Journal, the party was "the brainchild of soldiers tired of the bickering that filled chow-hall TV screens on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan." Members of the party initially won a handful of local elections while running on major party tickets; the first being Ken Belcher of Alabama, who claimed victory on behalf of the Modern Whig Party for the local position of Constable. In spring 2010, Time rated the Modern Whig Party as among the "top 10 most popular alternative political movements worldwide".In 2013, Robert Bucholz, a software engineer running on the Modern Whig Party ticket in Philadelphia, defeated a Democrat to win the post of judge of elections, becoming the first Whig to win an election in the city in 159 years. (en)
  • The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007 by post-9/11 military veterans. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. According to the Wall Street Journal, the party was "the brainchild of soldiers tired of the bickering that filled chow-hall TV screens on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan." Members of the party initially won a handful of local elections while running on major party tickets; the first being Ken Belcher of Alabama, who claimed victory on behalf of the Modern Whig Party for the local position of Constable. In spring 2010, Time rated the Modern Whig Party as among the "top 10 most popular alternative political movements worldwide".In 2013, Robert Bucholz, a software engineer running on the Modern Whig Party ticket in Philadelphia, defeated a Democrat to win the post of judge of elections, becoming the first Whig to win an election in the city in 159 years. (en)
  • The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007 by post-9/11 military veterans. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supported fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. According to the Wall Street Journal, the party was "the brainchild of soldiers tired of the bickering that filled chow-hall TV screens on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan." Members of the party initially won a handful of local elections while running on major party tickets; the first being Ken Belcher of Alabama, who claimed victory on behalf of the Modern Whig Party for the local position of Constable. In spring 2010, Time rated the Modern Whig Party as among the "top 10 most popular alternative political movements worldwide". In 2013, Robert Bucholz, a software engineer running on the Modern Whig Party ticket in Philadelphia, defeated a Democrat to win the post of judge of elections, becoming the first Whig to win an election in the city in 159 years. (en)
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  • The Modern Whig Party is a political party in the United States founded in 2007. The party describes itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. Members of the party have won a handful of local elections, but they did so under other party labels or as independents. In recent years, the party has not nominated candidates for any major office. (en)
  • The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. Members of the party won a handful of local elections, but they did so under other party labels or as independents. In recent years, the party did not nominate candidates for any major office. (en)
  • }} The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007 by post-9/11 military veterans. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. According to the Wall Street Journal, the party was "the brainchild of soldiers tired of the bickering that filled chow-hall TV screens on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan." (en)
  • The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007 by post-9/11 military veterans. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supports fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. According to the Wall Street Journal, the party was "the brainchild of soldiers tired of the bickering that filled chow-hall TV screens on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan." (en)
  • The Modern Whig Party was a political party in the United States founded in 2007 by post-9/11 military veterans. The party described itself as a mainstream, middle-of-the-road grassroots movement representing voters who do not strictly accept Republican and Democratic positions. The party's general platform supported fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and integrity and pragmatism in government. According to the Wall Street Journal, the party was "the brainchild of soldiers tired of the bickering that filled chow-hall TV screens on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan." (en)
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