The Green Papers
2014 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

Not readily classifiable

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
6 Candidates
10 Links

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
ArizonaNot readily classifiablePatriot Party of Arizona (not affiliated with any other party)
Not readily classifiableJosé Luis "Joe" Peñalosa, Jr.Candidate for House CD 7
CaliforniaNot readily classifiableJerry Leon CarrollCandidate for Senate Class 3
ConnecticutNot readily classifiableLabor Party - Connecticut Valley Chapter
District of Columbia  
HawaiiNot readily classifiableHawai'i Independent & Sovereign
MinnesotaNot readily classifiableDan R. VacekCandidate for Attorney General
New Hampshire  
New JerseyNot readily classifiableNew Jersey Conservative Party
New Mexico  
New YorkNot readily classifiableformer Middletown City Alderman Scott A. SmithCandidate for House CD 18
Not readily classifiableAllen Frank SteinhardtCandidate for House CD 5
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OregonNot readily classifiableOregon Patriot Party of the American Patriot Party
Puerto RicoNot readily classifiableBandera Roja en Línea
Not readily classifiableMiguel Hernandez VivoniCandidate for Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
UtahNot readily classifiableBeing Human Party
Virgin IslandsNot readily classifiableIndependent Citizens Movement of the Virgin Islands
WashingtonNot readily classifiableCommunist Party - Washington State District
West Virginia  
WisconsinNot readily classifiableProgressive Dane

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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