Liberty Party (United States, 1932)

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Liberty Party
Founded 1932 (1932)
Dissolved 1932 (1932)
Succeeded by Jobless Party
International affiliation None

The Liberty Party was a minor political party in the United States in the 1930s, based on the economic theories of W.H. "Coin" Harvey (1851–1936) (found mainly in his book, The Book). Harvey was initially its 1932 presidential candidate, and they held their convention at his resort, Monte Ne. However, the Liberty Party ended up merging with the Jobless Party, and Harvey ran for president as an independent. He came in fifth, receiving about 53,000 votes. This included over 30,000 votes in the state of Washington alone, where he polled 4.9% of the overall vote.

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