The Green Papers
2017 Political Parties
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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

Not readily classifiable

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
8 Candidates
16 Links

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
CaliforniaNot readily classifiableDouglas Scott Van RaamCandidate for House CD 5
ConnecticutNot readily classifiableLabor Party - Connecticut Valley Chapter
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
GeorgiaNot readily classifiableSouthern Party of Georgia
HawaiiNot readily classifiableHawai'i Independent & Sovereign
IndianaNot readily classifiableTyler BenderCandidate for House CD 3
KansasNot readily classifiableParty of the Center
New Hampshire  
New JerseyNot readily classifiableNew Jersey Conservative Party
Not readily classifiableNew Jersey Independents
New Mexico  
New YorkNot readily classifiableMike SaxCandidate for House CD 2
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OregonNot readily classifiableOregon Patriot Party of the American Patriot Party
Puerto RicoNot readily classifiableBandera Roja en Línea
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaNot readily classifiableSouth Carolina Labor Party
South Dakota  
TexasNot readily classifiableTexas Communist Party
Not readily classifiableThe Christian Party of Texas
Not readily classifiableRyan Darrell McKayCandidate for House CD 35
UtahNot readily classifiableBeing Human Party
Virgin IslandsNot readily classifiableIndependent Citizens Movement of the Virgin Islands
WashingtonNot readily classifiableCommunist Party - Washington State District
Not readily classifiableTamborine BorrelliCandidate for House CD 10
Not readily classifiableAlex TsimermanCandidate for Senate Class 1
West Virginia  
WisconsinNot readily classifiableProgressive Dane
Not readily classifiableKen DriessenCandidate for House CD 7
Not readily classifiableTimothy JesseCandidate for Governor
WyomingNot readily classifiableWyoming Country 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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