Definition of Political platform
1. Noun. A document stating the aims and principles of a political party. "They won the election even though they offered no positive program"
Generic synonyms: Document, Papers, Written Document
Terms within: Plank
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Literary usage of Political platform
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1. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"... or on the political platform. As a lawyer he had in his day no equal ; a thorough scholar and student of the law, his cases for trial were prepared with ..."
2. Oriental America and Its Problems by Theodore Williams Noyes (1903)
"... XVI TRUE ANTI-IMPERIALISM Antagonistic to Both Great Political Parties—Curious Phases of the Presidential Campaign—political platform Duplicity—Genuine ..."
3. The Methodist Review (1873)
"... or the existence of God, even if a German political party should lay an anti-Sabbath, or anti-Bible, or an atheistic plank in its political platform. ..."
4. Socialism in Theory and Practice by Morris Hillquit (1909)
"The policy of every party must in the last analysis be determined by and subordinated to its main aims and objects, its political platform, and as long as ..."