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2008 Political Parties
Parties Grouped by Classification


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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
 
    

Working Families
  Based in New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
35 Candidates


 
StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
Alabama  
Alaska  
American Samoa  
Arizona  
Arkansas  
California  
Colorado  
ConnecticutWorking FamiliesCongressman Joseph D. "Joe" CourtneyCandidate for House CD 2
Working FamiliesCongressman Rosa L. DeLauroCandidate for House CD 3
Working FamiliesJim HimesCandidate for House CD 4
Working FamiliesCongressman John B. LarsonCandidate for House CD 1
Working FamiliesCongressman Christopher Scott "Chris" MurphyCandidate for House CD 5
DelawareWorking FamiliesKaren Weldin StewartCandidate for Commissioner of Insurance
District of Columbia  
Florida  
Georgia  
Guam  
Hawaii  
Idaho  
Illinois  
Indiana  
Iowa  
Kansas  
Kentucky  
Louisiana  
Maine  
Maryland  
Massachusetts  
Michigan  
Minnesota  
Mississippi  
Missouri  
Montana  
Nebraska  
Nevada  
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New YorkWorking FamiliesCongressman Gary L. AckermanCandidate for House CD 5
Working FamiliesCongressman Michael Angelo "Mike" ArcuriCandidate for House CD 24
Working FamiliesCongressman Timothy H. "Tim" BishopCandidate for House CD 1
Working FamiliesCongressman Yvette D. ClarkeCandidate for House CD 11
Working FamiliesCongressman Joseph CrowleyCandidate for House CD 7
Working FamiliesCongressman Eliot L. EngelCandidate for House CD 17
Working FamiliesCongressman Kirsten E. GillibrandCandidate for House CD 20
Working FamiliesCongressman John Joseph HallCandidate for House CD 19
Working FamiliesCongressman Brian M. HigginsCandidate for House CD 27
Working FamiliesCongressman Maurice D. HincheyCandidate for House CD 22
Working FamiliesCongressman Steve J. IsraelCandidate for House CD 2
Working FamiliesGraham E. LongCandidate for House CD 3
Working FamiliesCongressman Nita M. LoweyCandidate for House CD 18
Working FamiliesDaniel B. "Dan" MaffeiCandidate for House CD 25
Working FamiliesCongressman Carolyn B. MaloneyCandidate for House CD 14
Working FamiliesEric J. J. MassaCandidate for House CD 29
Working FamiliesCongressman Carolyn McCarthyCandidate for House CD 4
Working FamiliesNew York City Council Member Michael E. "Mike" McMahonCandidate for House CD 13
Working FamiliesCongressman Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" NadlerCandidate for House CD 8
Working FamiliesSenator Barack Hussein ObamaCandidate for President
Working FamiliesMichael P. "Mike" OotCandidate for House CD 23
Working FamiliesJonathan "Jon" PowersCandidate for House CD 26
Working FamiliesCongressman Charles B. RangelCandidate for House CD 15
Working FamiliesCongressman Josť E. SerranoCandidate for House CD 16
Working FamiliesCongressman Louise McIntosh SlaughterCandidate for House CD 28
Working Familiesformer state Assemblyman Paul David TonkoCandidate for House CD 21
Working FamiliesCongressman Nydia M. VelazquezCandidate for House CD 12
Working FamiliesCongressman Anthony D. WeinerCandidate for House CD 9
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
Ohio  
Oklahoma  
OregonWorking FamiliesJ. Ashlee AlbiesCandidate for Attorney General
Pennsylvania  
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
Tennessee  
Texas  
Utah  
Vermont  
Virgin Islands  
Virginia  
Washington  
West Virginia  
Wisconsin  
Wyoming  
 

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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