Excerpt from The Voter's Non-Partisan Handbook and Campaign Guide: Great Issues and National Leaders of 1908
It is every voter's duty to study the issues and the men now before the country. Every Democrat should be as familiar with the Repub lican issues and leaders as with his own. Every Republican should be familiar with the Democratic claims and their champions. Every Socialist, Populist, Prohibitionist, Independent, and members of all political parties, should be familiar with the claims and the principles of the other parties. It is a privilege that every man should avail himself Of as well as a duty that he owes to his country to study all the platforms and all the issues, otherwise he cannot be informed and do his duty as a patriot at the polls.
NO matter how insignificant the party or the candidate we have, in this book, the platform of that party and the biography of that candidate and the principles which that party stands for and adyo cates in 1908.
In addition to the above we have an outline history of our country, the administration of all the Presidents, and the story of the great campaigns Of the past from Washington to Roosevelt. The book also presents varied statistics and information, that every voter ought to have in book form, for ready reference.
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