The Green Papers
2018 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 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


Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
36 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
ArizonaUnaffiliatedJaime Alfredo VasquezCandidate for House CD 3
ColoradoUnaffiliatedDan R. ChapinCandidate for House CD 6
UnaffiliatedNathan ClayCandidate for House CD 7
UnaffiliatedKathleen CunninghamCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedPaul DalyCandidate for House CD 1
UnaffiliatedJohn FrenchCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedRichard OsadaCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedDianna PerkinsCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedJoanne RockCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedKorey Paul StarkeyCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedMichael WilbournCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedMatthew WoodCandidate for Governor
ConnecticutUnaffiliatedMonte FrankCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
UnaffiliatedRichard "Oz" GriebelCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedFred M. "Mitch" LinckCandidate for Senate Class 1
UnaffiliatedMarisa ManleyCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedChiara MannheimerCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
UnaffiliatedKameron ScottCandidate for Governor
UnaffiliatedMicah WelintukonisCandidate for Governor
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
HawaiiUnaffiliatedCrystal Elaine CarpenterCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndianaUnaffiliatedAndrew Ulysses Dwight StrawCandidate for Senate Class 1
MarylandUnaffiliatedTed AtheyCandidate for House CD 6
UnaffiliatedSwami SwaminathanCandidate for House CD 7
UnaffiliatedChin YehCandidate for House CD 6
MassachusettsUnaffiliatedPaul Vincent GordyCandidate for House CD 2
UnaffiliatedMichael P. MullenCandidate for House CD 3
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New YorkUnaffiliatedJoel Anabilah-AzumahCandidate for House CD 9
North CarolinaUnaffiliatedSamaria GrahamCandidate for House CD 10
UnaffiliatedTimmy Wayne StricklandCandidate for House CD 2
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
Utah(Unaffiliated)Glade G. FitzgeraldCandidate for Senate Class 1
(Unaffiliated)Ryan Daniel JacksonCandidate for Senate Class 1
(Unaffiliated)Tyrone JensenCandidate for Senate Class 1
(Unaffiliated)Abe KorbCandidate for Senate Class 1
UnaffiliatedJoshua LowryCandidate for House CD 2
UnaffiliatedJonathan LaRele PetersonCandidate for House CD 4
(Unaffiliated)Caleb Dan ReeveCandidate for Senate Class 1
Virgin Islands  
West Virginia  

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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