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2012 Political Parties
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  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

Working Families
  Based in New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
47 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
ConnecticutWorking FamiliesCongressman Joseph D. "Joe" CourtneyCandidate for House CD 2
Working FamiliesCongressman Rosa L. DeLauroCandidate for House CD 3
Working Familiesformer state Representative Elizabeth H. EstyCandidate for House CD 5
Working FamiliesCongressman Jim HimesCandidate for House CD 4
Working FamiliesCongressman John B. LarsonCandidate for House CD 1
Working FamiliesCongressman Christopher Scott "Chris" MurphyCandidate for Senate Class 1
District of Columbia  
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New YorkWorking FamiliesCongressman Timothy H. "Tim" BishopCandidate for House CD 1
Working FamiliesCongressman Yvette D. ClarkeCandidate for House CD 9
Working FamiliesCongressman Joseph "Joe" CrowleyCandidate for House CD 14
Working FamiliesCongressman Eliot L. EngelCandidate for House CD 16
Working FamiliesVivianne C. FalconeCandidate for House CD 2
Working FamiliesSenator Kirsten Elizabeth GillibrandCandidate for Senate Class 1
Working FamiliesCongressman Brian M. HigginsCandidate for House CD 26
Working FamiliesCongressman Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" HochulCandidate for House CD 27
Working FamiliesCongressman Steve J. IsraelCandidate for House CD 3
Working Familiesstate Assemblyman Hakeem S. JeffriesCandidate for House CD 8
Working FamiliesCongressman Nita M. LoweyCandidate for House CD 17
Working Familiesformer Congressman Daniel Benjamin "Dan" MaffeiCandidate for House CD 24
Working FamiliesCongressman Carolyn B. MaloneyCandidate for House CD 12
Working FamiliesSean Patrick MaloneyCandidate for House CD 18
Working FamiliesCongressman Carolyn McCarthyCandidate for House CD 4
Working Familiesstate Assemblymember Grace MengCandidate for House CD 6
Working FamiliesMark S. MurphyCandidate for House CD 11
Working FamiliesCongressman Jerrold Lewis "Jerry" NadlerCandidate for House CD 10
Working FamiliesPresident Barack Hussein ObamaCandidate for President
Working FamiliesCongressman William L. "Bill" OwensCandidate for House CD 21
Working FamiliesCongressman Charles B. "Charlie" RangelCandidate for House CD 13
Working Familiesformer prosecutor Julian D. SchreibmanCandidate for House CD 19
Working FamiliesCongressman Josť E. SerranoCandidate for House CD 15
Working FamiliesTompkins County Legislator Nathan I. "Nate" ShinagawaCandidate for House CD 23
Working FamiliesCongressman Louise McIntosh SlaughterCandidate for House CD 25
Working FamiliesCongressman Paul David TonkoCandidate for House CD 20
Working FamiliesCongressman Nydia M. VelázquezCandidate for House CD 7
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OregonWorking FamiliesCongressman Suzanne BonamiciCandidate for House CD 1
Working FamiliesSecretary of State Kate BrownCandidate for Secretary of State
Working FamiliesCongressman Peter Anthony "Pete" DeFazioCandidate for House CD 4
Working FamiliesJoyce B. SegersCandidate for House CD 2
Working FamiliesTreasurer Ted WheelerCandidate for Treasurer
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaWorking FamiliesJoyce KnottCandidate for House CD 5
Working FamiliesDeb MorrowCandidate for House CD 4
Working FamiliesBobbie G. RoseCandidate for House CD 1
Working Familiesformer state Representative Gloria Bromell TinubuCandidate for House CD 7
South Dakota  
VermontWorking FamiliesSecretary of State James C. "Jim" CondosCandidate for Secretary of State
Working FamiliesVince IlluzziCandidate for Auditor of Accounts
Working FamiliesTreasurer Elizabeth "Beth" PearceCandidate for Treasurer
Working FamiliesGovernor Peter ShumlinCandidate for Governor
Working FamiliesCongressman Peter F. WelchCandidate for House At-Large
Virgin Islands  
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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