Rep. Chapman joins Maine Green Party

Rep. Chapman joins Maine Green Party

Can block calls for special legislative sessions

Representative Ralph Chapman joins Maine Green Party

Rep. Ralph Chapman.

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by Anne Berleant

 

Rep. Ralph Chapman (G-Brooksville) has joined the Maine Green Party, he announced on September 20, nearly four months after unenrolling from the Democratic Party ...

“The primary reason has to do with the corporate funding,” he said. “We know the problems of corporate funding in campaigns, but what most people don’t see is that corporate funding corrupts the system inside the State House, as well…The party leadership is responding to the corporate lobbies that fund their ability to elect people of their party, and therefore purchase the loyalty of those people.”

The Green party does not accept corporate contributions, Chapman said ...

 

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