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


Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
186 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlabamaWrite-inVictor Sanchez WilliamsCandidate for Senate Class 2
AlaskaWrite-inJohn R. CoxCandidate for House At-Large
Write-inSean GodfreyCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inSidney I. "Sid" HillCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inJohn Michael JaramilloCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inKaren PerryCandidate for Senate Class 2
American Samoa  
ArizonaWrite-inBrian BaileyCandidate for Governor
Write-inAnthony CamboniCandidate for Attorney General
Write-inCary D. DolegoCandidate for Governor
Write-inSydney DudikoffCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inGary DunnCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inSamuel EsquivelCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inJ. JohnsonCandidate for Governor
Write-inAlice NovoaCandidate for Governor
Write-inGustavo OrtegaCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inSampson U. RamirezCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inDiana-Elizabeth Ramseys Rasmussen KennedyCandidate for Governor
Write-inFederico SánchezCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inLee ThompsonCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inJames Curtis "Curtis" "Curt" WoolseyCandidate for Governor
ArkansasWrite-inCharles NeelyCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inJanis Kent PercefullCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inScott PfleegorCandidate for Senate Class 2
ColoradoWrite-inSpencer Logan "Logan" BlackburnCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inKathleen Rosewater CunninghamCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inMarcus GiavanniCandidate for Governor
Write-inDaniel KirschlerCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inDonald WilloughbyCandidate for Senate Class 2
ConnecticutWrite-inDaniel R. GaitaCandidate for Governor
Write-inRolf MaurerCandidate for Treasurer
Write-inStephen A. MillerCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inSophie E. PastoreCandidate for House CD 4
Write-informer state Representative Jonathan W. PeltoCandidate for Governor
Write-inJohn RenjilianCandidate for Governor
Write-inJohn TraceskiCandidate for Governor
DelawareWrite-inWalter B. JanochaCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inCarl Robert SminkCandidate for Senate Class 2
District of ColumbiaWrite-inBen FoshagerCandidate for Mayor
FloridaWrite-inPiotr BlassCandidate for Governor
Write-inTimothy Michael "Tim" DevineCandidate for Governor
Write-inChristopher L. Duncan, Jr.Candidate for House CD 8
Write-inDavid B. FalstadCandidate for House CD 10
Write-inEmelia Sandra HarrisCandidate for Governor
Write-inLuther LeeCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inMonroe LeeCandidate for Governor
Write-inMichael Stephen LevinsonCandidate for House CD 13
Write-inMichael Stephen LevinsonCandidate for House CD 13
Write-inJoe NewmanCandidate for House CD 16
Write-inJeffrey M. ObosCandidate for Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Write-inDeborah Katz PueschelCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inLeon Leo RayCandidate for House CD 9
Write-inTimothy John RossanoCandidate for House CD 19
Write-inTimothy John RossanoCandidate for House CD 19
Write-inRaymond Todd SchamisCandidate for House CD 22
Write-inCharles Frederick TolbertCandidate for Governor
Write-inW. Michael TroutCandidate for House CD 21
Write-inAlejandro M. WaltersCandidate for House CD 24
GeorgiaWrite-inBrian Russell BrownCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inDavid C. ByrneCandidate for Governor
Write-inRonald L. CainCandidate for House CD 8
Write-inRaymond Lee DavisCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inMatthew JamisonCandidate for Governor
Write-inAnantha Reddy MuscuCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inChancey Andrell PorterCandidate for Governor
Write-inMary H. SchroderCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inBilly WoodsCandidate for Superintendent of Education
IdahoWrite-inWalt BayesCandidate for Governor
Write-inMarcus Bradley EllisCandidate for Governor
Write-inReed C. McCandlessCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inPaul VenableCandidate for Governor
Write-inKurt M. WertzbaugherCandidate for Governor
Write-inLarry Allen WhiteCandidate for Governor
IllinoisWrite-inAuthor C. BrumfieldCandidate for Secretary of State
Write-inPhil CollinsCandidate for House CD 9
Write-inRoger K. DavisCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inWilliam W. "Bill" FawellCandidate for House CD 17
Write-inTimothy GoodcaseCandidate for Comptroller
Write-inMarcus LewisCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inAaron MerreighnCandidate for Governor
Write-inGregg MooreCandidate for Governor
Write-inRobert "Chico" Perez, Jr.Candidate for Governor
Write-inSherry ProcarioneCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inMichael RentfroCandidate for Governor
Write-inSheldon SchaferCandidate for Secretary of State
Write-inMichael W. ScruggsCandidate for Governor
Write-inHilaire F. ShiouraCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inMark SmithCandidate for Governor
Write-inScott K. SummersCandidate for Governor
Write-inRyan SweeneyCandidate for Governor
Write-inConstant "Connor" VlakancicCandidate for House CD 11
IndianaWrite-inJames L. Johnson, Jr.Candidate for House CD 1
KentuckyWrite-inMike MaggardCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inRobert Edward RansdellCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inShawna SterlingCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inGregory D. WelchCandidate for Senate Class 2
MaineWrite-inLeigh M. HawesCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inChristopher A. "Chris" LyonsCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inBarry D. StephensCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inDeril V. StubenrodCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inJ. Martin VachonCandidate for Governor
MarylandWrite-inDennis L. FritzCandidate for House CD 5
Write-inAnjali Reed PhukanCandidate for Comptroller
Write-inCharles Ulysses SmithCandidate for Governor
Write-inEd TinusCandidate for Governor
Write-inAndrew Jaye "A.J." WildmanCandidate for House CD 8
Write-inLih YoungCandidate for House CD 8
MassachusettsWrite-inBrian R. MuelloCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inWilliam F. "Bill" WiltCandidate for House CD 5
MichiganWrite-inCongressman Kerry Bentivolio BentivolioCandidate for House CD 11
Write-inRobert BoenschCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inPatrick GroulxCandidate for Governor
Write-inJeffrey Allan "Jeff" JonesCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inMichael MarkCandidate for Governor
Write-inCharles PakkalaCandidate for Governor
Write-inCalvin PrudenCandidate for House CD 14
Write-inGeorge SaadyCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inRichard SillsCandidate for Governor
Write-inSam ThomasCandidate for Governor
Write-inDouglas TroszakCandidate for Senate Class 2
MinnesotaWrite-inMerrill AndersonCandidate for Governor
Write-inSharon AndersonCandidate for Attorney General
Write-inDennis S. FercheCandidate for Governor
Write-inCurtis HedCandidate for House CD 6
Write-inAj JanssenCandidate for Governor
Write-inJack ShephardCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inStephen WilliamsCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inAndrew Richard WillmergCandidate for House CD 2
MissouriWrite-inTheodis "Ted" Brown, Sr.Candidate for House CD 8
Write-inNikolas BruceCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inGregory A. CowanCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inHarold DavisCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inJohn C. HagertyCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inMartin LindstedtCandidate for House CD 7
NebraskaWrite-inTroy WentzCandidate for Governor
New HampshireWrite-inMax AbramsonCandidate for Governor
Write-inBrian H. ChabotCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inP. Gardner GoldsmithCandidate for Senate Class 2
New Jersey  
New MexicoWrite-inThomas F. HookCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inJack A. McGrannCandidate for House CD 2
New York  
North CarolinaWrite-inShawn EcklesCandidate for House CD 9
Write-inBarry GurneyCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inLouis HarmatiCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inJohn RhodesCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-informer Indian Trail Councilman David WaddellCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inWrite-In (Miscellaneous)Candidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inWrite-In (Miscellaneous)Candidate for House CD 9
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OhioWrite-inRalph A. ApplegateCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inCory HoffmanCandidate for House CD 9
Write-inDavid Allen PastoriusCandidate for House CD 13
Write-inGeorge A. SkalskyCandidate for House CD 9
PennsylvaniaWrite-inKen KrawchukCandidate for Governor
Write-inThomas D. "Tom" LineaweaverCandidate for Governor
Write-inTheodore MankoCandidate for House CD 13
Write-inThomas E. McCallCandidate for House CD 15
Write-inBetsy SummersCandidate for House CD 11
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaWrite-inRhys SageCandidate for Governor
South Dakota  
TennesseeWrite-inA. Darryl HaasCandidate for Governor
Write-inBeLinda Jo IvinsCandidate for Governor
Write-inDeWayne A. JonesCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inScott KudialisCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inErin Kent MageeCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inDana MathenyCandidate for House CD 8
Write-inMark PearsonCandidate for Governor
Write-inMatthew David SharafiCandidate for House CD 5
TexasWrite-inSarah M. PavittCandidate for Governor
Write-inMohammed Abbajebel TahiroCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inDonald L. VanceCandidate for House CD 19
UtahWrite-inDavid A. ElseCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inWarren RogersCandidate for House CD 2
Virgin Islands  
West VirginiaWrite-inDino BattistaCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inLarry Eugene ButcherCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inRobert Lawrence FluhartyCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inRoger SmithCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inLiz SullivanCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inAlex Wolf WeinsteinCandidate for Senate Class 2
Write-inChuck WoodCandidate for House CD 1
WisconsinWrite-inKeith R. DeschlerCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inSteve R. EvansCandidate for Governor
Write-instate Representative Brett D. HulseyCandidate for Governor
Write-inJumoka Akang JohnsonCandidate for Governor
Write-inJessica Nicole PerryCandidate for Governor
Write-inSusan P. ReschCandidate for Governor
Write-inJohn T. SchiessCandidate for House CD 7
Write-inRob TaylorCandidate for House CD 7
Write-informer Mauston City Councilmember Ken Van DorenCandidate for House CD 3
Write-inMary Jo WaltersCandidate 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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