The Green Papers
2018 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

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Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
95 Candidates
46 Links

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlaskaGreenGreen Party of Alaska
American Samoa  
ArizonaGreenThe Arizona Green Party
(Green)Richard GraysonCandidate for House CD 8
GreenHaryaksha Gregor KnauerCandidate for House CD 4
GreenEve Reyes-AguirreCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenMyron ScottCandidate for House CD 9
(Green)Gary D. SwingCandidate for House CD 8
GreenAngel TorresCandidate for Governor
ArkansasGreenGreen Party of Arkansas
CaliforniaGreenGreen Party of California
GreenChristopher N. CarlsonCandidate for Governor
GreenRodolfo Cortes BarraganCandidate for House CD 40
GreenAngelica Maria DueñasCandidate for House CD 29
GreenLewis Keith ElbingerCandidate for House CD 1
Greenformer Santa Monica Mayor Michael FeinsteinCandidate for Secretary of State
(Green)former San Francisco Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Veronika FimbresCandidate for Governor
GreenBarry HermansonCandidate for House CD 12
GreenJosh JonesCandidate for Governor
GreenJason KishineffCandidate for House CD 5
(Green)former Mayor of Richmond Gayle McLaughlinCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
GreenKenneth MejiaCandidate for House CD 34
GreenRobert Christian "Chris" RichardsonCandidate for House CD 7
GreenErik RydbergCandidate for Secretary of State
GreenDanielle St. JohnCandidate for House CD 49
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
GreenAngela CapineraCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenMike DeRosaCandidate for Secretary of State
GreenT. J. ElginCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenPeter GoselinCandidate for Attorney General
GreenEd HeflinCandidate for Comptroller
GreenTom McCormickCandidate for House CD 1
DelawareGreenThe Green Party of Delaware
GreenDavid B. ChandlerCandidate for Treasurer
GreenDemitri George TheodoropoulosCandidate for Senate Class 1
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
FloridaGreenGreen Party of Florida
GreenEric AllenCandidate for House CD 16
(Green)Dave JohnsonCandidate for House CD 15
GreenBruce StanleyCandidate for Governor
GeorgiaGreenJames L. "Jimmy" Cooper, IIICandidate for House CD 8
GreenFernando GamarraCandidate for House CD 10
HawaiiGreenGreen Party of Hawaii
IdahoGreenGreen Party of Idaho
IllinoisGreenIllinois Green Party
GreenRandy AuxierCandidate for House CD 12
IndianaGreenIndiana Green Party
GreenGeorge WolfeCandidate for Secretary of State
IowaGreenIowa Green Party
GreenPaul Knupp, Jr.Candidate for House CD 3
KentuckyGreenKentucky Green Party
LouisianaGreenGreen Party of Louisiana
MaineGreenJay DresserCandidate for Governor
GreenBetsy MarsanoCandidate for Governor
MarylandGreenMaryland Green Party
GreenJon CookCandidate for Governor
GreenGeorge GluckCandidate for House CD 6
GreenMia Danielle MasonCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenIan SchlakmanCandidate for Governor
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 Henry John "Skip" SandmanCandidate for House CD 8
MississippiGreenGreen Party of Mississippi
MissouriGreenGreen Parties in Missouri
GreenDavid Justus ArnoldCandidate for House CD 2
GreenJerome BauerCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenMaurice CopelandCandidate for House CD 5
GreenJo CrainCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenDon FitzCandidate for Auditor
MontanaGreenMontana Green Party
GreenTimothy AdamsCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenDouglas Bruce "Doug" Campbell, IICandidate for House At-Large
GreenSteve KellyCandidate for Senate Class 1
NebraskaGreenNebraska Green Party
NevadaGreenNevada Green Party
New Hampshire  
New JerseyGreenThe Green Party of New Jersey
GreenDiane MoxleyCandidate for House CD 7
New MexicoGreenGreen Party of New Mexico
New YorkGreenGreen Party of New York State
Greenformer New Paltz School Board Member Steven "Steve" GreenfieldCandidate for House CD 19
GreenHowie HawkinsCandidate for Governor
GreenThomas J. "Tom" HillgardnerCandidate for House CD 6
GreenLynn Sandra KahnCandidate for House CD 21
GreenJia LeeCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
GreenMichael H. SussmanCandidate for Attorney General
GreenMichael W. "Mike" ZakCandidate for House CD 27
North CarolinaGreenCharlotte Area Green Party
GreenNorth Carolina Green Party
North DakotaGreenGreen Party of North Dakota
Northern Marianas  
OhioGreenGreen Party of Ohio
(Green)James Joseph Condit, Jr.Candidate for House CD 2
(Green)Paul CurryCandidate for Treasurer
(Green)Philena Irene FarleyCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenConstance Gadell-NewtonCandidate for Governor
GreenJoe ManchikCandidate for House CD 12
GreenJoe ManchikCandidate for House CD 12
(Green)Anthony J. SetaCandidate for House CD 1
OklahomaGreenGreen Party of Oklahoma
PennsylvaniaGreenGreen Party of Pennsylvania
GreenJocolyn Bowser-BostickCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
GreenNeal GaleCandidate for Senate Class 1
GreenPaul GloverCandidate for Governor
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode IslandGreenGreen Party of Rhode Island
GreenGreen Party of Rhode Island
South CarolinaGreenSouth Carolina Green Party
GreenDavid EdmondCandidate for Commissioner of Agriculture
GreenBryan Kelly PughCandidate for House CD 6
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
(Green)Robert Carter MasonCandidate for House CD 3
GreenJamar Charles OsborneCandidate for Attorney General
GreenJames Partsch-GalvanCandidate for House CD 29
GreenGeorge F. ReiterCandidate for Railroad Commissioner 2
GreenJanis Marie RichardsCandidate for Governor
UtahGreenAdam DavisCandidate for House CD 1
VermontGreenGreen Party of Vermont
Virgin Islands  
VirginiaGreenThe Green Party of Virginia
WashingtonGreenGreen Party of Washington
GreenStonewall Jackson "Stoney" BirdCandidate for House CD 2
GreenJames Robert "Jimmie" DealCandidate for Senate Class 1
West Virginia  
WisconsinGreenTiffany AndersonCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
(Green)Nicholas Michael "Nick" De LeonCandidate for Governor
GreenBradley P. "Brad" KarasCandidate for Secretary of State
GreenNathan PelkeyCandidate for Treasurer
GreenMichael J. WhiteCandidate for Governor
GreenKen YorganCandidate for House CD 1
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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