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APIC Binkley Bush

APIC Binkley Bush Political Button Museum
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MY CHOICES FOR PRESIDENT 2003 2004 APIC BINKLEY USA BUSH
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Photographs of Jonathan Binkley and George W. Bush with a United States seal and a yellow star between them and red and blue text surrounding.

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Jonathan Binkley is the chair of the Republican Political Items Collection for the American Political Items Collectors, which was founded in 1945 as a non-profit organization dedicated to studying, preserving, and collecting political and presidential items. In the 2004 presidential election, Republican candidate George W. Bush ran against Democratic candidate John Kerry. In 2003, however, the official candidates had not yet been chosen. During the primary elections, there had been 15 Republican candidates running for presidency. The main Republican candidates were George W. Bush and Bill Wyatt. Binkley had presumably chosen Bush as the Republican candidate before the primaries had come to a close.

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Pitsch, M. (1996, June 19). Polls prompt NEA to shift focus away from politics to issues. Education Week, 15(39). https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/1996/06/19/39side.h15.html
The Republican political items collectors (RPIC) chapter. (n.d.). American Political Items Collectors. https://www.apic.us/AbouttheAPIC/SpecialtyChapters/Republican-RPIC/tabid...
Join the American political items collectors. (n.d.). American Political Items Collectors. https://www.apic.us/AbouttheAPIC/WhatistheAPIC/tabid/200/Default.aspx
2004 United States presidential election. (2020, July 22). Wikipedia. Retrieved July 27, 2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_United_States_presidential_election
2004 Republican party presidential primaries. (2020, June 27). Wikipedia. Retrieved July 27, 2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Republican_Party_presidential_primaries

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PO1062
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