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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
118 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlaskaLibertarianJim C. McDermottCandidate for House At-Large
American Samoa  
ArkansasLibertarianDavid E. "Dave" DinwiddieCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
LibertarianDekalb Township Constable Frank GilbertCandidate for Governor
LibertarianShawn HipskindCandidate for Governor
LibertarianNathan LaFranceCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianGlen SchwarzCandidate for Governor
ColoradoLibertarianMatthew HessCandidate for Governor
District of ColumbiaLibertarianBruce MajorsCandidate for Mayor
LibertarianSara Jane PanfilCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
FloridaLibertarianSteve LaBiancaCandidate for Governor
LibertarianRaymond Heath "Ray" NetherwoodCandidate for House CD 19
LibertarianLucas T. OverbyCandidate for House CD 13
LibertarianLucas T. OverbyCandidate for House CD 13
LibertarianMatthew "Matt" SchnackenbergCandidate for House CD 11
LibertarianJohn Wayne SmithCandidate for Governor
LibertarianWilliam Richard "Bill" WohlsiferCandidate for Attorney General
LibertarianAdrian WyllieCandidate for Governor
IllinoisLibertarianLupe DiazCandidate for Governor
LibertarianJulie FoxCandidate for Comptroller
LibertarianChad GrimmCandidate for Governor
LibertarianSharon HansenCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianChris MichaelsCandidate for Secretary of State
LibertarianMatthew "Matt" SkopekCandidate for Treasurer
IndianaLibertarianTravis L. BurnsCandidate for House CD 2
LibertarianAndrew Michael "Andy" HorningCandidate for House CD 8
IowaLibertarianChuck AldrichCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianJake PorterCandidate for Secretary of State
KansasLibertarianChris ClemmonsCandidate for House CD 2
LibertarianTresa McAlhaneyCandidate for Governor
LibertarianKeen A. UmbehrCandidate for Governor
KentuckyLibertarianDavid PattersonCandidate for Senate Class 2
LouisianaLibertarianBrannon L. McMorrisCandidate for Senate Class 2
MarylandLibertarianShawn QuinnCandidate for Governor
LibertarianScott SoffenCandidate for House CD 7
LibertarianArvin VohraCandidate for House CD 4
MichiganLibertarianRobert James "Jim" FulnerCandidate for Senate Class 2
MississippiLibertarianDanny BedwellCandidate for House CD 1
MissouriLibertarianBill SlantzCandidate for House CD 8
New Hampshire  
New JerseyLibertarianKenneth R. "Ken" KaplanCandidate for Governor
New Mexico  
New YorkLibertarianKristin M. DavisCandidate for Comptroller
North CarolinaLibertarianJohn Thomas "J.T." RitchCandidate for House CD 11
North DakotaLibertarianRoland RiemersCandidate for Secretary of State
LibertarianJack SeamanCandidate for House At-Large
Northern Marianas  
OhioLibertarianformer state Representative Charles R. "Charlie" EarlCandidate for Governor
LibertarianMarc Allan FeldmanCandidate for Treasurer
LibertarianAaron HarrisCandidate for Secretary of State
LibertarianSteven R. LinnabaryCandidate for Attorney General
PennsylvaniaLibertarianKen KrawchukCandidate for Governor
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaLibertarianRalph Allen BeachCandidate for Governor
South DakotaLibertarianKurt EvansCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianKen SantemaCandidate for Secretary of State
TexasLibertarianWill AikensCandidate for House CD 28
LibertarianKen AshbyCandidate for House CD 5
LibertarianJamie BalagiaCandidate for Attorney General
LibertarianScott J. BallardCandidate for House CD 31
LibertarianRobert J. BellCandidate for Governor
LibertarianJohn BetzCandidate for House CD 25
LibertarianMark BolerCandidate for House CD 26
LibertarianCory W. BrunerCandidate for House CD 35
LibertarianGene ChapmanCandidate for Governor
LibertarianHugh ChauvinCandidate for House CD 6
LibertarianSteven L. ChildsCandidate for Commissioner of General Land Office
LibertarianCraig ClevelandCandidate for House CD 2
LibertarianEd ColliverCandidate for House CD 12
LibertarianRuben CorvalanCandidate for House CD 23
LibertarianDavid CunninghamCandidate for House CD 21
LibertarianBrandon De HoyosCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
LibertarianRick DonaldsonCandidate for Commissioner of Agriculture
LibertarianGerald FowlerCandidate for House CD 7
LibertarianRobert Lynn GarrettCandidate for Governor
LibertarianKatherine Youngblood "Kathie" GlassCandidate for Governor
LibertarianThomas "Tom" GlassCandidate for Attorney General
LibertarianShawn Michael HamiltonCandidate for House CD 17
LibertarianMichael "Mike" "Commander" IdrogoCandidate for House CD 20
LibertarianCecil Anthony InceCandidate for House CD 3
LibertarianJohnny JohnsonCandidate for House CD 9
LibertarianRuss JonesCandidate for House CD 8
LibertarianBill KelseyCandidate for House CD 10
LibertarianEd KlessCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
LibertarianMax W. Koch, IIICandidate for House CD 30
LibertarianMike KollsCandidate for House CD 24
LibertarianJason Marshall KuteCandidate for Railroad Commissioner 3
LibertarianRyn T. LangeCandidate for House CD 11
LibertarianRob LaphamCandidate for House CD 22
LibertarianRoss Lynn LeoneCandidate for House CD 15
LibertarianRobert "Star" LockeCandidate for Governor
LibertarianMark LoeweCandidate for House CD 21
LibertarianMark A. MillerCandidate for Railroad Commissioner 3
LibertarianJohn Jay MyersCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianBill OliverCandidate for House CD 17
LibertarianRebecca PaddockCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianDavie "Rocky" PalmquistCandidate for Commissioner of Agriculture
LibertarianJohnny PartainCandidate for House CD 15
LibertarianTanuja ParuchuriCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianClark PattersonCandidate for House CD 1
LibertarianJaime O. PerezCandidate for House CD 16
LibertarianRichard "Chip" PetersonCandidate for House CD 19
LibertarianEmily PivodaCandidate for House CD 13
LibertarianDoug PurlCandidate for House CD 34
LibertarianJ.P. RaleyCandidate for House CD 4
LibertarianEdward "Ed" RankinCandidate for House CD 32
LibertarianJason ReevesCandidate for House CD 33
LibertarianJon RolandCandidate for Senate Class 2
LibertarianRobb RourkeCandidate for House CD 36
LibertarianRyan RowleyCandidate for House CD 34
LibertarianBen SaundersCandidate for Comptroller of Public Accounts
LibertarianAaron Sheppard, IICandidate for House CD 23
LibertarianRyan ShieldsCandidate for House CD 21
LibertarianRoxanne SimonsonCandidate for House CD 27
LibertarianMatt SolodowCandidate for House CD 12
LibertarianJames StanczakCandidate for House CD 29
LibertarianEd TidwellCandidate for Commissioner of General Land Office
LibertarianRodney VeachCandidate for House CD 36
LibertarianJames B. VeasawCandidate for House CD 2
LibertarianJennifer WhelanCandidate for House CD 18
LibertarianJohn WiederCandidate for House CD 14
LibertarianLee WrightsCandidate for Governor
Virgin Islands  
VirginiaLibertarianRobert C. "Rob" SarvisCandidate for Governor
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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