The Green Papers
2011 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 1980 and 2008)
    1. Democrats and affiliates
    2. Republicans and affiliates
  2. Third Parties
    1. Major Third Parties and affiliates (any Party, other than a Major Party [as defined in 1. above], receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1980 and 2008 and which fielded candidates in the previous presidential election [2008] 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 0.15% 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
35 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlaskaLibertarianJim C. McDermottCandidate for House At-Large
American Samoa  
CaliforniaLibertarianPhilip Z. BergCandidate for House CD 8
LibertarianStephen "Steve" CollettCandidate for House CD 36
LibertarianPaul LazagaCandidate for House CD 14
LibertarianGail LightfootCandidate for Senate Class 1
LibertarianMike PasterCandidate for House CD 49
ColoradoLibertarianJames Clifford "Jim" PirtleCandidate for House CD 5
ConnecticutLibertarianPaul PassarelliCandidate for Senate Class 1
LibertarianDan RealeCandidate for House CD 2
DelawareLibertarianBrent WangenCandidate for House At-Large
District of Columbia  
FloridaLibertarianCalen FrettsCandidate for House CD 1
LibertarianMichael S. "Prince" HullCandidate for House CD 10
LibertarianGerald Paul NyrenCandidate for House CD 3
IndianaLibertarianRupert BonehamCandidate for Governor
LibertarianAndy HorningCandidate for Senate Class 1
KansasLibertarianJoel BalamCandidate for House CD 3
KentuckyLibertarianKenneth C. "Ken" Moellman, Jr.Candidate for Treasurer
LouisianaLibertarianScott A. Lewis, IIICandidate for Governor
MissouriLibertarianKevin CraigCandidate for House CD 7
MontanaLibertarianRon VandevenderCandidate for Governor
NevadaLibertarianB. Dale GrembanCandidate for House CD 2
New Hampshire  
New JerseyLibertarianJim GawronCandidate for House CD 11
New Mexico  
New York(Libertarian)Daniel "Dan" O'ConnorCandidate for House CD 12
LibertarianEric SundwallCandidate for Senate Class 1
North CarolinaLibertarianLon Vernon CecilCandidate for House CD 12
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OhioLibertarianRichard C. "Rich" Ehrbar, IIICandidate for House CD 3
OregonLibertarianJames FosterCandidate for House CD 1
PennsylvaniaLibertarianMichael Bryant "Mike" KoffenbergerCandidate for House CD 19
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
TexasLibertarianMichael ColeCandidate for House CD 36
LibertarianTracy Raymond DanielsCandidate for House CD 26
LibertarianAmy JacobellisCandidate for House CD 14
(Libertarian)David Wayne SmithCandidate for Senate Class 1
LibertarianBob SmitherCandidate for House CD 14
LibertarianMike TaylorCandidate for House CD 18
Virgin Islands  
VirginiaLibertarianKaren U. KwiatkowskiCandidate for House CD 6
West Virginia  

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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