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2008 Political Parties
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The Classification of Political parties listed on TheGreenPapers.com.

  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
 
    

Scattering
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
227 Candidates


 
StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlabamaScatteringWrite-InCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringWrite-InCandidate for President
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House CD 7
Alaska  
American Samoa  
Arizona  
ArkansasScatteringTotal Over VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringTotal Over VotesCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringTotal Over VotesCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringTotal Over VotesCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringTotal Over VotesCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringTotal Under VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringTotal Under VotesCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringTotal Under VotesCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringTotal Under VotesCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringTotal Under VotesCandidate for House CD 4
California  
Colorado  
Connecticut  
Delaware  
District of ColumbiaScatteringOver VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringUnder VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringWrite In, if anyCandidate for President
ScatteringWrite In, if anyCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
Florida  
Georgia  
GuamScatteringOver VotesCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
ScatteringUnder VotesCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
ScatteringWRITE IN VOTECandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
HawaiiScatteringBlank VotesCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringBlank VotesCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringBlank VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringOver VotesCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringOver VotesCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringOver VotesCandidate for President
Idaho  
Illinois  
Indiana  
IowaScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for President
ScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringOVER VOTESCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringSCATTERINGCandidate for President
ScatteringSCATTERINGCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringSCATTERINGCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringSCATTERINGCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringSCATTERINGCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringUNDER VOTESCandidate for President
ScatteringUNDER VOTESCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringUNDER VOTESCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringUNDER VOTESCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringUNDER VOTESCandidate for House CD 3
Kansas  
Kentucky  
Louisiana  
MaineScatteringOTHERSCandidate for President
ScatteringOTHERSCandidate for Senate Class 2
MarylandScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 8
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringOther Write-InsCandidate for President
MassachusettsScatteringAll othersCandidate for President
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 8
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 9
ScatteringAll OthersCandidate for House CD 10
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for President
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 8
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 9
ScatteringBlanksCandidate for House CD 10
Michigan  
MinnesotaScatteringOtherCandidate for Senate Class 2
Mississippi  
Missouri  
Montana  
NebraskaScatteringWrite InCandidate for President
Nevada  
New HampshireScatteringScatterCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringWrite-insCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for Governor
ScatteringWrite-insCandidate for House CD 2
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New YorkScatteringBlankCandidate for President
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 8
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 9
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 10
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 11
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 12
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 13
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 14
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 15
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 16
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 17
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 18
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 19
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 20
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 21
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 22
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 23
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 24
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 25
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 26
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 27
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 28
ScatteringBlankCandidate for House CD 29
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for President
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 8
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 9
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 10
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 11
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 12
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 13
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 14
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 15
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 16
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 17
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 18
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 19
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 20
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 21
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 22
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 23
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 24
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 25
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 26
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 27
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 28
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 29
ScatteringVoidCandidate for President
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 8
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 9
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 10
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 11
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 12
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 13
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 14
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 15
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 16
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 17
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 18
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 19
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 20
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 21
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 22
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 23
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 24
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 25
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 26
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 27
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 28
ScatteringVoidCandidate for House CD 29
North CarolinaScatteringWRITE-IN Misc.Candidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringWRITE-IN Misc.Candidate for President
ScatteringWRITE-IN Misc.Candidate for Commissioner of Insurance
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
Ohio  
Oklahoma  
Oregon  
PennsylvaniaScatteringScatteredCandidate for President
Puerto RicoScatteringEN BLANCOCandidate for Governor
ScatteringEN BLANCOCandidate for Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives
ScatteringNOMINACIÓN DIRECTACandidate for Governor
ScatteringNOMINACIÓN DIRECTACandidate for Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives
ScatteringNULASCandidate for Governor
ScatteringNULASCandidate for Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaScatteringWrite-InCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringWrite-InCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringWrite-InCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringWrite-InCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringWRITE-INCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringWrite-InCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringWRITE-INCandidate for House CD 6
South Dakota  
Tennessee  
Texas  
Utah  
VermontScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for House At-Large
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for Governor
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for Treasurer
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for Secretary of State
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for Auditor of Accounts
ScatteringWrite-in VotesCandidate for Attorney General
Virgin Islands  
Virginia  
Washington  
West Virginia  
WisconsinScatteringScatteringCandidate for President
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 1
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 2
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 3
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 4
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 5
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 6
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 7
ScatteringScatteringCandidate for House CD 8
WyomingScatteringOver VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringOver VotesCandidate for Senate Class 1
ScatteringOver VotesCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringOver VotesCandidate for House At-Large
ScatteringUnder VotesCandidate for President
ScatteringUnder VotesCandidate for Senate Class 1
ScatteringUnder VotesCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringUnder VotesCandidate for House At-Large
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for President
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for Senate Class 1
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for Senate Class 2
ScatteringWrite-InsCandidate for House At-Large
 

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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