The Green Papers
2013 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 2012)
    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 2012 and which fielded candidates in the previous presidential election [2012] 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

Green Affiliates: D.C. Statehood Green; Desert Greens; Green Independent; Green-Rainbow; Mountain; Pacific Green; Peace And Justice; Progressive Party of Missouri

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
26 Candidates

D.C. Statehood Green
D.C. Statehood Green Affiliate of: Green
DC affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates

Desert Greens
Desert Greens Affiliate of: Green
Utah affiliate of the Green Party

Green Independent
Green Independent Affiliate of: Green
Maine affiliate of the Green Party

Green-Rainbow Affiliate of: Green
Massachusetts affiliate of the Green Party

Pacific Green
Pacific Green Affiliate of: Green
Oregon affiliate of the Green Party

Peace And Justice
  Affiliate of: Green
New York affiliate of the Green Party

Progressive Party of Missouri
Progressive Party of Missouri Affiliate of: Green
Missouri Green Party affiliate

Mountain Affiliate of: Green
Based in West Virginia

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate

On 8 July 2007, the Mountain Party voted to become the West Virginia affiliate of the Green Party.

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
ArkansasGreenJosh DrakeCandidate for Governor
GreenMark SwaneyCandidate for Senate Class 2
CaliforniaGreenEllen BrownCandidate for Treasurer
GreenDavid CurtisCandidate for Secretary of State
GreenMichael "Mike" PowelsonCandidate for House CD 30
GreenLuis J. RodriguezCandidate for Governor
GreenLaura WellsCandidate for Controller
District of ColumbiaD.C. Statehood GreenEugene PuryearCandidate for Mayor
D.C. Statehood GreenNatale "Lino" StracuzziCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
IllinoisGreenPaula BradshawCandidate for House CD 12
GreenLeAlan M. JonesCandidate for House CD 2
GreenNancy Lynn WadeCandidate for House CD 5
MarylandGreenIan Andrew SchlakmanCandidate for House CD 2
MichiganGreenPat TimmonsCandidate for House CD 4
New Hampshire  
New JerseyGreenSteven "Steve" WelzerCandidate for Governor
New Mexico  
New York  
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OhioGreenRobert M. "Bob" HartCandidate for House CD 12
GreenDennis S. SpisakCandidate for Governor
PennsylvaniaGreenPaul GloverCandidate for Governor
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaGreenEugene PlattCandidate for House CD 1
South Dakota  
TexasGreenUlises CabreraCandidate for Commissioner of General Land Office
GreenMichael CaryCandidate for House CD 28
GreenChandrakantha CourtneyCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
GreenKenneth KendrickCandidate for Commissioner of Agriculture
GreenJamar OsborneCandidate for Attorney General
GreenBrandon ParmerCandidate for Governor
GreenMartina SalinasCandidate for Railroad Commissioner 3
GreenEmily Marie SanchezCandidate for Senate Class 2
GreenDeb ShaftoCandidate for Comptroller of Public Accounts
Virgin Islands  
West Virginia(Mountain)Edward L. "Ed" Rabel, Jr.Candidate for House CD 2

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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