The Green Papers
2006 Political Parties
Parties Grouped by Classification

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The Classification of Political parties listed on

  1. Major Parties (those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1976 and 2004)
    1. Democrats and affiliates
    2. Republicans and affiliates
  2. Third Parties
    1. Major Third Parties and affiliates (any Party, other than the Democrats and the Republicans, receiving a minimum of 2/10ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1976 and 2004 and which fielded candidates in the previous presidential election [2004] are hereby defined as "Major third parties" for the purposes of "The Green Papers" website. Excluded from this are non-party Independent bids for President which received at least 0.2% of the nationwide popular vote. See Criteria for including Major Third Parties)
    2. Other Third Parties (i.e., not a Major Third Party)
  3. Independents (covering Unaffiliated, Nonpartisan and all the other synonyms/euphemisms for Independent)
  4. Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable


Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Incumbents
106 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlabamaIndependentMark Edwin LayfieldCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentJohnny Swanson, IIICandidate for Senate Class 2
AlaskaIndependentAndrew J. HalcroCandidate for Governor
IndependentWilliam W. "Bill" RatiganCandidate for House At-Large
IndependentFay Von GemmingenCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
American Samoa(Independent)Muavaefaatasi Ae Ae, Jr.Candidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
ArizonaIndependentJay Dudley QuickCandidate for House CD 8
ArkansasIndependentRod BryanCandidate for Governor
CaliforniaIndependentWilliam D. GriffithCandidate for House CD 50
ColoradoIndependentAttorney General John W. SuthersIncumbent Attorney General
District of Columbia  
IdahoIndependentCameron ForthCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentDavid Edwin "Dave" OlsonCandidate for House CD 1
IllinoisIndependentBill ScheurerCandidate for House CD 8
IndianaIndependentCharles E. BarmanCandidate for House CD 1
(Independent)John MillerCandidate for House CD 5
(Independent)John Leroy PlemonsCandidate for House CD 7
(Independent)Mark PoolCandidate for Senate Class 1
IowaIndependentJames F. HillCandidate for House CD 1
MassachusettsIndependentChristy MihosCandidate for Governor
IndependentPeter Andrew WhiteCandidate for House CD 10
MississippiIndependentJim GilesCandidate for House CD 3
NevadaIndependentDaniel RosenCandidate for House CD 2
New Hampshire  
New JerseyIndependentThomas D. "Tom" AbramsCandidate for House CD 7
IndependentDaryl Mikell BrooksCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentJ.M. Carter, Jr.Candidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentThomas Steven "Tom" FanslauCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentKen FeduniewiczCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentEdward "Ed" "NJ Weedman" ForchionCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentR. Matthew FretzCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentDick HesterCandidate for House CD 13
IndependentDick HesterCandidate for House CD 13
IndependentMichael "Mike" JarvisCandidate for House CD 9
IndependentLynn MerleCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentRobert E. MullockCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentHerbert H. ShawCandidate for House CD 13
IndependentN. Leonard SmithCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentHerbert L. "Herb" TarbousCandidate for House CD 6
IndependentLouis B. Wary, Jr.Candidate for House CD 4
IndependentEsmat ZaklamaCandidate for House CD 13
New Mexico  
New York  
North Carolina  
North DakotaIndependentJames GermalicCandidate for Senate Class 1
Northern Marianas  
OhioIndependentJohn A. EastmanCandidate for Secretary of State
IndependentRobert "Bob" FitrakisCandidate for Governor
IndependentTimothy J. "Tim" KettlerCandidate for Secretary of State
IndependentWerner J. LangeCandidate for House CD 14
IndependentWilliam S. "Bill" PeirceCandidate for Governor
OklahomaIndependentElmer Zen "E.Z." MillionCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
IndependentMatthew Horton WoodsonCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentWilliam P. "Bill" Wortman, IIICandidate for House CD 1
Pennsylvania(Independent)Russ DiamondCandidate for Governor
IndependentJohn Andrew MurphyCandidate for House CD 16
Puerto Rico  
Rhode IslandIndependentKenneth A. CapalboCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentRodney D. "Rod" DriverCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentRobert J. Healey, Jr.Candidate for Lieutenant Governor
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
TennesseeIndependentGeorge BanksCandidate for Governor
IndependentEduardo "Ed" Choate, Sr.Candidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentKathleen A. "Kate" CulverCandidate for House CD 7
IndependentNewton Jake "Jake" FordCandidate for House CD 9
IndependentRobert L. "Bob" GarrisonCandidate for House CD 6
IndependentDavid GatchellCandidate for Governor
IndependentDavid GatchellCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentEmory "Bo" HeywardCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentH. Gary KeplingerCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentScott KnappCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentMarivuana Stout LeinoffCandidate for Governor
IndependentChristopher "Chris" LugoCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentMichael L. PeavlerCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentGayl G. PrattCandidate for House CD 7
IndependentJames William ReevesCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentJohn L. RimerCandidate for House CD 7
IndependentMahmood "Michael" SabriCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentNorman R. SalibaCandidate for House CD 6
IndependentCharles E. SmithCandidate for Governor
IndependentRobert N. SmithCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentWilliam J. SmithCandidate for House CD 7
IndependentHoward M. SwitzerCandidate for Governor
IndependentVirginia Anne "Ginny" WelschCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentCarl "Two Feathers" WhitakerCandidate for Governor
IndependentJames B. "Mickey" WhiteCandidate for House CD 7
TexasIndependentTommy Ray Calvert, Jr.Candidate for House CD 21
IndependentRichard S. "Kinky" FriedmanCandidate for Governor
IndependentBrian ParrettCandidate for House CD 25
IndependentJames Lyle PetersonCandidate for House CD 21
IndependentMark Joseph RossanoCandidate for House CD 21
IndependentCraig T. StephensCandidate for House CD 23
IndependentComptroller Carole Keeton "Grandma" StrayhornCandidate for Governor
VermontIndependentBenjamin ClarkeCandidate for Governor
IndependentCris EricsonCandidate for Governor
IndependentCris EricsonCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentSenator Jim JeffordsIncumbent Senate Class 1
IndependentChris KarrCandidate for House At-Large
IndependentDennis MorrisseauCandidate for House At-Large
IndependentPeter D. MossCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentCongressman Bernard "Bernie" SandersCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentCongressman Bernie SandersIncumbent House At-Large
IndependentKeith SternCandidate for House At-Large
IndependentJerry TrudellCandidate for House At-Large
Virgin IslandsIndependentAldah "Foncie" Donastorg, Jr.Candidate for Governor
IndependentKenneth E. MappCandidate for Governor
IndependentWarren B. MoslerCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
VirginiaIndependentW. Brad BlantonCandidate for House CD 7
IndependentJames Thomas "Jim" HuryszCandidate for House CD 8
IndependentNeeraj C. NigamCandidate for House CD 10
IndependentAndré D. PeeryCandidate for House CD 6
IndependentMarvin Francis Pixton, IIICandidate for House CD 1
IndependentBarbara Jean PryorCandidate for House CD 6
WashingtonIndependentRobin AdairCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentLinnea S. NoreenCandidate for House CD 7
West Virginia  
WisconsinIndependentBen J. GlatzelCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentRobert R. RaymondCandidate for House CD 5

Parties are listed as (party) where either it has been reported that a given candidacy is affiliated with a given Party but said affiliation does not appear on the ballot or 'The Green Papers' does not have independent confirmation from an election authority that the given Party has its own separate line on the ballot.


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