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


Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
60 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
AlaskaWrite-inGregory Evan "Greg" FitchCandidate for House At-Large
American Samoa  
ArizonaWrite-inThaddeus J. "Thad" Andreski, IICandidate for House CD 4
Write-inRichard GraysonCandidate for House CD 8
Write-inKelly NobleCandidate for House CD 8
Write-inSteven SawdyCandidate for House CD 8
Write-inGary D. SwingCandidate for House CD 8
ArkansasWrite-inSusanAnn MartinCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inJason TateCandidate for House CD 3
CaliforniaWrite-informer San Francisco Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Veronika FimbresCandidate for Governor
Write-inChristopher MellerCandidate for House CD 49
ColoradoWrite-inMarcus Allen MurphyCandidate for House CD 5
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
FloridaWrite-inJay Alan BonnerCandidate for House CD 20
Write-inAlek BynzarCandidate for House CD 15
Write-inDave JohnsonCandidate for House CD 15
Write-inLateresa Ann "L.A." JonesCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inHoward KnepperCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inGary L. KonizCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inMichael Stephen "Lev" LevinsonCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inScott Andrew McCattyCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inDanny MurphyCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inPete PollardCandidate for House CD 19
Write-inJeffrey G. "Jeff" RabinowitzCandidate for House CD 15
Write-inLuis SaldanaCandidate for House CD 11
Write-inCharles Frederick TolbertCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inAngela Marie "Angie" Walls-WindhauserCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inDavid Kenneth WeeksCandidate for Senate Class 1
GeorgiaWrite-inJeremy Carlton Heston StubbsCandidate for House CD 6
IllinoisWrite-inThomas Zane "Tom" SteppCandidate for House CD 3
IndianaWrite-inThomas BallockCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inJames L. Johnson, Jr.Candidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inJohn MillerCandidate for House CD 6
Write-inRichard WolfCandidate for House CD 2
IowaWrite-inGinny CaligiuriCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inJulia OfenbakhCandidate for Secretary of State
Write-inMark David StraussCandidate for House CD 2
MaineWrite-inJ. Martin VachonCandidate for Governor
MichiganWrite-inWilliam Cecil "Bill" CobbsCandidate for Governor
MinnesotaWrite-inJeffrey WhartonCandidate for Governor
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New MexicoWrite-inRobin L. DunnCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
Write-inJasen Lemar EdwardsCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inJesse Andrew HeitnerCandidate for House CD 1
Write-inGrady L. OwensCandidate for House CD 2
Write-inBob WalshCandidate for Governor
New York  
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
OhioWrite-inJames Joseph Condit, Jr.Candidate for House CD 2
Write-inPaul CurryCandidate for Treasurer
Write-inPhilena Irene FarleyCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inTimothy A. PinionCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inFelicia Washington RossCandidate for House CD 11
Write-inAnthony J. SetaCandidate for House CD 1
PennsylvaniaWrite-inBrian KellyCandidate for Senate Class 1
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
TennesseeWrite-inNicholas Brent MantanonaCandidate for House CD 9
Write-inNicholas Brent MantanonaCandidate for Senate Class 1
UtahWrite-inGlade G. FitzgeraldCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inRyan Daniel JacksonCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inTyrone JensenCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inAbe KorbCandidate for Senate Class 1
Write-inJonathan LaRele PetersonCandidate for House CD 4
Write-inCaleb Dan ReeveCandidate for Senate Class 1
Virgin Islands  
West Virginia  
WisconsinWrite-inNicholas Michael "Nick" De LeonCandidate for Governor
Write-inMary Jo WaltersCandidate for Senate Class 1

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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