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2020 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
4 Candidates
13 Links

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
ConnecticutNot readily classifiableLabor Party - Connecticut Valley Chapter
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
GeorgiaNot readily classifiableSouthern Party of Georgia
HawaiiNot readily classifiableHawai'i Independent & Sovereign
IllinoisNot readily classifiableBrian J. BoevingCandidate for House CD 12
KansasNot readily classifiableParty of the Center
MichiganNot readily classifiableSeldon Frank CuppsCandidate for Senate Class 2
Not readily classifiableValgrie L. WilusCandidate for Senate Class 2
New Hampshire  
New JerseyNot readily classifiableNew Jersey Conservative Party
Not readily classifiableNew Jersey Independents
New Mexico  
New York  
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 classifiableJames BrumleyCandidate for Senate Class 2
UtahNot readily classifiableBeing Human Party
Virgin Islands  
WashingtonNot readily classifiableCommunist Party - Washington State District
West Virginia  
WisconsinNot readily classifiableProgressive Dane
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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