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APIC Binkley Kerry

APIC Binkley Kerry Political Button Museum
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APIC Binkley Kerry button back Political Button Museum
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MY CHOICES FOR PRESIDENT 2003 2004 APIC BINKLEY USA KERRY
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Photographs of Jonathan Binkley and John Kerry with USA seal and a yellow star between them with blue and red text.

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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 is 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 9 Democratic candidates running for presidency. The main contenders for the Democratic party were John Kerry and John Edwards. Binkley had presumably chosen Kerry as the Democratic 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 Democratic party presidential primaries. (2020, July 3). Wikipedia. Retrieved July 27, 2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Democratic_Party_presidential_primari...

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PO1063
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