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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


Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Incumbents
64 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlabamaIndependentformer Congressman R. Parker "Parker" GriffithCandidate for House CD 5
(Independent)James HallCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentLisa MooreCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentCurtis Monroe RaileyCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentErick WrightCandidate for House CD 2
AlaskaIndependentChristopher JamisonCandidate for Governor
Independentformer Mayor of Valdez Bill WalkerCandidate for Governor
American Samoa  
ArizonaIndependentDiana Ramseys-Rasmussen-KennedyCandidate for Governor
IndependentJames Alan SamuelsonCandidate for House CD 5
CaliforniaIndependentBlas Jacob "Jay" CabreraCandidate for Governor
IndependentHoward J. LeonhardtCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
IndependentBrent RoskeCandidate for House CD 33
IndependentDan SchnurCandidate for Secretary of State
IndependentJonathan Turner SmithCandidate for House CD 34
District of ColumbiaIndependentCarlos AllenCandidate for Mayor
IndependentCouncilmember David CataniaCandidate for Mayor
IndependentBen FoshagerCandidate for Mayor
FloridaIndependentJames Edward FraleighCandidate for Governor
IndependentLaura JanayCandidate for House CD 9
IndependentLateresa JonesCandidate for Senate Class 3
IdahoIndependentMarvin Thomas "Pro-Life" RichardsonCandidate for Governor
IllinoisIndependentCurtiss Llong BeyCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentKaren M. JohnsonCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentMarcus LewisCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentElizabeth "Liz" PahlkeCandidate for House CD 2
IowaIndependentJay T. WilliamsCandidate for Senate Class 2
KansasIndependentScott J. BarnhartCandidate for Senate Class 2
KentuckyIndependentMark A. GattonCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentWarren Edward "Ed" MarksberryCandidate for Senate Class 2
MaineIndependentEliot R. CutlerCandidate for Governor
IndependentAlex HammerCandidate for Governor
IndependentSenator Angus Stanley King, Jr.Incumbent Senate Class 1
IndependentRichard MurphyCandidate for House CD 1
MassachusettsIndependentJeffrey S. McCormickCandidate for Governor
MichiganIndependentRobin SandersCandidate for Governor
MinnesotaIndependentNikolay N. BeyCandidate for Senate Class 2
MissouriIndependentVincent Dwain JenningsCandidate for House CD 7
MontanaIndependentShawn Paul White WolfCandidate for House At-Large
NebraskaIndependentDavid Christopher HolcombCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentJames Jeffrey "Jim" JenkinsCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentTodd WatsonCandidate for Senate Class 2
New Hampshire  
New JerseyIndependentRobert DePasqualeCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentEugene Martin LaVergneCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentStuart David MeissnerCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentPablo OliveraCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentJoseph Rudy RulloCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentAntonio Nico SabasCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentHank SchroederCandidate for Governor
IndependentEdward C. "Ed" Stackhouse, Jr.Candidate for Senate Class 2
New Mexico  
New YorkIndependentKins JeroboanCandidate for House CD 10
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern MarianasIndependentTerritorial Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho "Kilili" SablanIncumbent Delegate to the House of Representatives
Puerto Rico  
Rhode IslandIndependentJonathan MacielCandidate for House CD 1
South CarolinaIndependentBrandon Christina ArmstrongCandidate for Senate Class 2
South DakotaIndependentMike MyersCandidate for Governor
Independentformer U.S. Senator Larry Lee PresslerCandidate for Senate Class 2
TennesseeIndependentEdmund Louis Gauthier, IICandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentCarl "Two Feathers" WhitakerCandidate for Governor
TexasIndependentAvery L. AyersCandidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentBilly Wayne Engle, Jr.Candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture
IndependentPhilip Kuper TottenhamCandidate for House CD 21
UtahIndependentCraig Richard BowdenCandidate for House CD 1
VermontIndependentSenator Bernard "Bernie" SandersIncumbent Senate Class 1
Virgin IslandsIndependentSoraya Diase CoffeltCandidate for Governor
Virginia(Independent)John O. Parmele, Jr.Candidate for Governor
IndependentTareq SalahiCandidate for House CD 10
West Virginia  
WisconsinIndependentJim PalmerCandidate for Attorney General
IndependentHari TrivediCandidate for Governor

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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