The Green Papers
2017 Political Parties
Parties Grouped by Classification

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 1984 and 2016)
    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 1984 and 2016 and which fielded candidates in the previous presidential election [2016] 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

Green Affiliates: D.C. Statehood Green; Desert Greens; Green Independent; Green-Rainbow; Mountain; Pacific Green; Peace And Justice; Progressive Party of Missouri

Party Links
Green Party of the United States
Green Parties of North America

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
45 Candidates
43 Links

D.C. Statehood Green
D.C. Statehood Green Affiliate of: Green
DC affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Link

Desert Greens
Desert Greens Affiliate of: Green
Utah affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Link

Green Independent
Green Independent Affiliate of: Green
Maine affiliate of the Green Party

Party Links
Maine Greens (Green Independent)

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Links

Green-Rainbow Affiliate of: Green
Massachusetts affiliate of the Green Party

Party Links
Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Link

Pacific Green
Pacific Green Affiliate of: Green
Oregon affiliate of the Green Party

Party Links
Pacific Green Party of Oregon

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Link

Peace And Justice
  Affiliate of: Green
New York affiliate of the Green Party

Progressive Party of Missouri
Progressive Party of Missouri Affiliate of: Green
Missouri Green Party affiliate

Mountain Affiliate of: Green
Based in West Virginia

Party Links
West Virginia Mountain Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Link

On 8 July 2007, the Mountain Party voted to become the West Virginia affiliate of the Green Party.

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlaskaGreenGreen Party of Alaska
American Samoa  
ArizonaGreenThe Arizona Green Party
GreenEve Reyes AguirreCandidate for Senate Class 1
ArkansasGreenGreen Party of Arkansas
CaliforniaGreenGreen Party of California
GreenChristopher CarlsonCandidate for Governor
GreenRodolfo Cortes BarraganCandidate for House CD 40
GreenAngelica Maria DuenasCandidate for House CD 29
Greenformer Santa Monica Mayor Michael FeinsteinCandidate for Secretary of State
GreenVeronika FimbresCandidate for Governor
GreenEric FrameCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenBarry HermansonCandidate for House CD 12
GreenJosh JonesCandidate for Governor
GreenJason KishineffCandidate for House CD 5
GreenKenneth MejiaCandidate for House CD 34
GreenMichael "Cal Songmaker" ZiesingCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenMiguel Angel "MigZ" ZuñigaCandidate for House CD 43
ColoradoGreenThe Green Party of Colorado
GreenVéronique BellamyCandidate for Governor
ConnecticutGreenGreen Party of Connecticut
GreenThe Green Party of Connecticut
Democrats Abroad  
District of ColumbiaD.C. Statehood GreenDC Statehood Green Party
FloridaGreenGreen Party of Florida
GreenEric AllenCandidate for House CD 16
GeorgiaGreenJames L. "Jimmy" Cooper, IIICandidate for House CD 8
GreenFernando GamarraCandidate for House CD 10
IdahoGreenGreen Party of Idaho
IllinoisGreenIllinois Green Party
GreenRandy AuxierCandidate for House CD 12
IndianaGreenIndiana Green Party
IowaGreenIowa Green Party
KentuckyGreenKentucky Green Party
LouisianaGreenGreen Party of Louisiana
MaineGreen IndependentMaine Green Independent Party
Green IndependentMaine Greens (Green Independent)
GreenLegislative Tribal Member Representing the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians Henry John BearCandidate for House CD 2
GreenJay DresserCandidate for Governor
GreenBetsy MarsanoCandidate for Governor
MarylandGreenMaryland Green Party
GreenGeorge GluckCandidate for House CD 6
GreenIan SchlakmanCandidate for Governor
MassachusettsGreen-RainbowGreen-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts
MichiganGreenGreen Party of Michigan
GreenThe Green Party of Michigan
GreenAnita E. BelleCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenJennifer V. KurlandCandidate for Governor
GreenJennifer V. KurlandCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenDwain Clarence Reynolds, IIICandidate for Governor
GreenStephen Robert Neale "Steve" YoungCandidate for House CD 12
MinnesotaGreenGreen Party of Minnesota
GreenPaula OverbyCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenRay "Skip" SandmanCandidate for House CD 8
MississippiGreenGreen Party of Mississippi
MissouriGreenGreen Parties in Missouri
MontanaGreenMontana Green Party
GreenThomas BreckCandidate for Senate Class 1
NebraskaGreenNebraska Green Party
NevadaGreenNevada Green Party
New Hampshire  
New JerseyGreenThe Green Party of New Jersey
GreenSeth Kaper-DaleCandidate for Governor
GreenDiane MoxleyCandidate for House CD 7
New MexicoGreenGreen Party of New Mexico
New YorkGreenGreen Party of New York State
North CarolinaGreenCharlotte Area Green Party
GreenNorth Carolina Green Party
North DakotaGreenGreen Party of North Dakota
Northern Marianas  
OhioGreenGreen Party of Ohio
GreenConstance Gadell-NewtonCandidate for Governor
GreenAdam HickeyCandidate for House CD 14
OklahomaGreenGreen Party of Oklahoma
OregonPacific GreenPacific Green Party of Oregon
PennsylvaniaGreenGreen Party of Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode IslandGreenGreen Party of Rhode Island
South CarolinaGreenSouth Carolina Green Party
GreenDavid KulmaCandidate for House CD 5
South Dakota  
TennesseeGreenGreen Party of Tennessee
GreenGreen Party of Tennessee
TexasGreenGreen Party of Texas
GreenTravis ChristalCandidate for Comptroller of Public Accounts
GreenJoel GronauCandidate for House CD 30
GreenRobert Carter MasonCandidate for House CD 3
GreenJamar OsborneCandidate for Attorney General
GreenJames Partsch-GalvanCandidate for House CD 29
GreenGeorge ReiterCandidate for Railroad Commissioner 2
GreenJanis RichardsCandidate for Governor
UtahDesert GreensDesert Greens Green Party of Utah
GreenAdam DavisCandidate for House CD 1
(Green)Brendan PhillipsCandidate for House CD 3
VermontGreenGreen Party of Vermont
Virgin Islands  
VirginiaGreenThe Green Party of Virginia
WashingtonGreenGreen Party of Washington
West VirginiaMountainWest Virginia Mountain Party
WyomingGreenWyoming Green Party

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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