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2010 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 1980 and 2008)
    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 1980 and 2008 and which fielded candidates in the previous presidential election [2008] 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

Independence Affiliates: Independent Greens

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
40 Candidates

Independent Greens of Virginia
  Affiliate of: Independence

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
10 Candidates

The "Independent Greens" are not affiliated with the "Green Party of the United States".

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
District of Columbia  
FloridaIndependencePeter L. AllenCandidate for Governor
MinnesotaIndependenceBob AndersonCandidate for House CD 6
IndependenceJual CarlsonCandidate for Secretary of State
IndependenceStephen W. Steve CarlsonCandidate for House CD 4
IndependenceBill DahnCandidate for Attorney General
IndependenceTom HornerCandidate for Governor
(Independence)Abraham P. "Aubrey" ImmelmanCandidate for House CD 6
IndependenceGlen R. MenzeCandidate for House CD 7
IndependenceJonathan E. "Jon" OlesonCandidate for House CD 3
IndependenceTimothy L. "Tim" OlsonCandidate for House CD 8
IndependenceThomas "Tom" SchrunkCandidate for House CD 5
IndependenceSteven John WilsonCandidate for House CD 1
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New YorkIndependenceCongressman Gary L. AckermanCandidate for House CD 5
IndependenceFrancis X. "Fran" Becker, Jr.Candidate for House CD 4
IndependenceCongressman Timothy H. "Tim" BishopCandidate for House CD 1
IndependenceAnn Marie BuerkleCandidate for House CD 25
IndependenceAttorney General Andrew M. CuomoCandidate for Governor
IndependenceMatthew A. "Matt" DohenyCandidate for House CD 23
IndependenceSenator Kirsten Elizabeth GillibrandCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependenceRichard L. HannaCandidate for House CD 24
IndependenceNan HayworthCandidate for House CD 19
IndependenceCongressman Maurice D. HincheyCandidate for House CD 22
IndependenceCongressman Steve J. IsraelCandidate for House CD 2
IndependenceCongressman Peter T. "Pete" KingCandidate for House CD 3
IndependenceDino LaVerghettaCandidate for House CD 14
IndependenceCongressman Christopher J. "Chris" LeeCandidate for House CD 26
IndependenceCongressman Nita M. LoweyCandidate for House CD 18
IndependenceCongressman Michael E. "Mike" McMahonCandidate for House CD 13
IndependenceCongressman H. Scott MurphyCandidate for House CD 20
IndependenceCorning Mayor Thomas W. "Tom" Reed, IICandidate for House CD 29
IndependenceCorning Mayor Thomas W. "Tom" Reed, IICandidate for House CD 29
IndependenceCraig SchleyCandidate for House CD 15
IndependenceState Senator Eric T. SchneidermanCandidate for Attorney General
IndependenceSenator Charles E. "Chuck" SchumerCandidate for Senate Class 3
IndependenceCongressman Louise McIntosh SlaughterCandidate for House CD 28
IndependenceCongressman Paul David TonkoCandidate for House CD 21
IndependenceCongressman Anthony D. WeinerCandidate for House CD 9
IndependenceHarry J. WilsonCandidate for Comptroller
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South CarolinaIndependenceTony FayyaziCandidate for Superintendent of Education
IndependenceJimmy WoodCandidate for House CD 1
South Dakota  
Virgin Islands  
VirginiaIndependent GreensFloyd C. BayneCandidate for House CD 7
(Independent Greens)Jeffrey Aaron "Jeff" ClarkCandidate for House CD 5
Independent GreensJ. Ron FisherCandidate for House CD 8
Independent GreensDavid William Gillis, Jr.Candidate for House CD 11
(Independent Greens)Kenneth Eugene "Kenny" GoldenCandidate for House CD 2
(Independent Greens)Jeremiah David HeatonCandidate for House CD 9
(Independent Greens)John D. KellyCandidate for House CD 3
Independent GreensGlenda Gail "Gail for Rail" ParkerCandidate for House CD 1
(Independent Greens)William B. "Bill" RedpathCandidate for House CD 10
(Independent Greens)Jeffrey W. "Jeff" VankeCandidate for House CD 6
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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