The Green Papers
2017 Political Parties
Parties Grouped by Classification

Parties Grouped by Classification
Parties Alphabetically

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
6 Incumbents
98 Candidates

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
Alabama(Independent)Eulas Devlin Kirtdoll, Sr.Candidate for Senate Class 2
IndependentChad "Chig" MartinCandidate for Governor
(Independent)Arlester "Mack" McBrideCandidate for Senate Class 2
(Independent)Chanda Mills CrutcherCandidate for Senate Class 2
AlaskaIndependentLieutenant Governor Byron I. MallottIncumbent Lieutenant Governor
IndependentLieutenant Governor Byron I. MallottCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
IndependentGovernor Bill WalkerIncumbent Governor
IndependentGovernor Bill WalkerCandidate for Governor
American Samoa  
ArizonaIndependentStacie BanksCandidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction
IndependentAugustine Beyer "Augie" BeyerCandidate for House CD 8
IndependentAugustine Beyer "Augie" BeyerCandidate for House CD 8
IndependentKiko RexCandidate for House CD 9
ArkansasIndependentMichael BarrettCandidate for House CD 4
IndependentNatashia Burch HulseyCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentLee McQueenCandidate for House CD 4
ColoradoIndependentKathleen CunninghamCandidate for Governor
IndependentRichard OsadaCandidate for Governor
IndependentKorey Paul StarkeyCandidate for Governor
IndependentNicholas Stephen Dreselly "Nick" ThomasCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentMichael WilbournCandidate for Governor
IndependentMatthew WoodCandidate for Governor
ConnecticutIndependentMonte FrankCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
IndependentRichard "Oz" GriebelCandidate for Governor
DelawareIndependentChristopher William MockermanCandidate for House At-Large
Democrats Abroad  
District of ColumbiaIndependentDustin "DC" CanterCandidate for Mayor
GeorgiaIndependentPatrick MooreheadCandidate for House CD 10
IndependentMary WestCandidate for House CD 12
IdahoIndependentAdam PhillipsCandidate for Governor
IndependentMichael RichardsonCandidate for Governor
IndependentJames D. "J.D." WardellCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentJohn Thomas WiechecCandidate for Governor
IllinoisIndependentWilliam J. "Bill" KellyCandidate for Governor
IndependentMateusz "Mat" TomkowiakCandidate for House CD 3
IndianaIndependentJeremy Lee EdomCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentJohn Patrick PiperCandidate for Senate Class 1
IowaIndependentBrent RoskeCandidate for Governor
KansasIndependentRichard "Rick" KloosCandidate for Governor
IndependentGreg OrmanCandidate for Governor
MaineIndependentEthan AlcornCandidate for Governor
IndependentTiffany BondCandidate for House CD 2
IndependentKenneth CapronCandidate for Governor
IndependentAlan CaronCandidate for Governor
IndependentAlex HammerCandidate for Senate Class 1
Independentstate Treasurer Teresea M. "Terry" HayesCandidate for Governor
IndependentWill Rawle Sheridan HoarCandidate for House CD 2
Independentformer state Senator John JenkinsCandidate for Governor
IndependentSenator Angus Stanley King, Jr.Incumbent Senate Class 1
IndependentSenator Angus Stanley King, Jr.Candidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentKarmo SandersCandidate for Governor
IndependentDanielle Ravyn VanHelsingCandidate for House CD 2
MarylandIndependentTed AtheyCandidate for House CD 6
IndependentEdward G. ShlikasCandidate for Senate Class 1
MassachusettsIndependentShiva AyyaduraiCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentJohn P. DevineCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentJoshua FordCandidate for Senate Class 1
MichiganIndependentDouglas Mark Smith, Jr.Candidate for House CD 3
IndependentMarcia SquierCandidate for Senate Class 1
MississippiIndependentWilliam Harrison "Harry" TurnerCandidate for House CD 4
NebraskaIndependentstate Senator Bob KristCandidate for Governor
NevadaIndependentBarry MichaelsCandidate for Senate Class 1
New HampshireIndependentShawn O'ConnorCandidate for House CD 1
New JerseyIndependentformer Long Hill Mayor Gina GenoveseCandidate for Governor
IndependentMuhammad UsmanCandidate for Senate Class 1
New MexicoIndependentChristopher Michael RoybalCandidate for Governor
New YorkIndependentJames Brian "Lone Crow" ClasbyCandidate for House CD 23
IndependentUlysses Town Board Member John G. "J.G." HertzlerCandidate for House CD 23
IndependentLawrence Mark "Larry" PiegzaCandidate for House CD 27
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern MarianasIndependentTerritorial Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho "Kilili" SablanIncumbent Delegate to the House of Representatives
IndependentTerritorial Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho "Kilili" SablanCandidate for Delegate to the House of Representatives
OhioIndependentJames Jerome BellCandidate for House CD 11
IndependentMike GoldschmidtCandidate for House CD 1
IndependentJonathan Alan VeleyCandidate for House CD 12
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode IslandIndependentJill CartyCandidate for Senate Class 1
Independentformer state Representative Joseph A. "Joe" TrilloCandidate for Governor
South Carolina  
South DakotaIndependentGeorge HendricksonCandidate for House At-Large
TennesseeIndependentNicholas Brent MantanonaCandidate for House CD 9
TexasIndependentJessica Kludt AllalaCandidate for House CD 16
IndependentRoger Richard BaroneCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentLori Anita BartleyCandidate for House CD 18
IndependentCarl Alexander BibleCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentByron BradfordCandidate for Governor
IndependentThor HarrisCandidate for Governor
IndependentRobert Carter MasonCandidate for House CD 3
IndependentJessica Lee PeterkaCandidate for House CD 18
IndependentPatrick SmithCandidate for Governor
IndependentRicardo Turullols-BonillaCandidate for House CD 21
IndependentStephanie WilliamsCandidate for House CD 22
IndependentDaniel WootenCandidate for Governor
VermontIndependentSenator Bernard "Bernie" SandersIncumbent Senate Class 1
IndependentSenator Bernard "Bernie" SandersCandidate for Senate Class 1
Virgin IslandsIndependentGovernor Kenneth E. "Ken" MappIncumbent Governor
VirginiaIndependentScott BlankenshipCandidate for House CD 9
IndependentMichael FrendCandidate for House CD 6
WashingtonIndependentEric AgnewCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentMike CoverdaleCandidate for House CD 6
IndependentWilliam Eugene "Bill" GrassieCandidate for House CD 8
IndependentAdam HarrisonCandidate for House CD 10
IndependentClay JohnsonCandidate for Senate Class 1
West Virginia  
WisconsinIndependentJefferson CarpenterCandidate for Governor
IndependentRalph "Robbie" HoffmanCandidate for Governor
IndependentKris Ann RileyCandidate for House CD 5
IndependentTravis D. SwenbyCandidate for Governor
IndependentMary Jo WaltersCandidate for Senate Class 1
IndependentDavid "Dave" WarnacutCandidate for House CD 5

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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