The Green Papers
2016 Political Parties
Parties Grouped by Classification


Parties Grouped by Classification
Parties Alphabetically

The Classification of Political parties listed on TheGreenPapers.com.

  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
 
    

Nonpartisan
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
6 Incumbents
8 Candidates


 
StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
Alabama  
Alaska  
American SamoaNonpartisanGovernor Lolo Matalasi MoligaIncumbent Governor
Arizona  
Arkansas  
CaliforniaNonpartisanPublic Instruction Superintendent Tom TorlaksonIncumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction
Colorado  
Connecticut  
Delaware  
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
Florida  
Georgia  
Guam  
HawaiiNonpartisanCalvin G. GriffinCandidate for House CD 1
NonpartisanCalvin G. GriffinCandidate for House CD 1
NonpartisanYvonne P. PerryCandidate for House CD 1
NonpartisanPeter H. PlotzenederCandidate for House CD 1
Idaho  
Illinois  
Indiana  
Iowa  
Kansas  
Kentucky  
Louisiana  
Maine  
Maryland  
Massachusetts  
Michigan  
Minnesota  
Mississippi  
Missouri  
Montana  
Nebraska  
Nevada  
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New York  
North Carolina  
North DakotaNonpartisanPublic Instruction Superintendent Kirsten BaeslerIncumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction
NonpartisanPublic Instruction Superintendent Kirsten BaeslerCandidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction
NonpartisanJoe ChiangCandidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction
Northern Marianas  
Ohio  
Oklahoma  
OregonNonpartisanLabor and Industries Commissioner Bradley P. "Brad" AvakianIncumbent Commissioner of Labor and Industries
Pennsylvania  
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
Tennessee  
Texas  
Utah  
Vermont  
Virgin Islands  
Virginia  
WashingtonNonpartisanPublic Instruction Superintendent Randy I. DornIncumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction
NonpartisanErin JonesCandidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction
Nonpartisanstate Representative Chris ReykdalCandidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction
West Virginia  
WisconsinNonpartisanPublic Instruction Superintendent Tony EversIncumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction
Wyoming  
 

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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