The Green Papers
2018 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

American Constitution Party
  Affiliate of: Constitution
Colorado affilate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates

Concerned Citizens
  Affiliate of: Constitution
Connecticut affiliate of the Constitution Party

Independent American
  Affiliate of: Constitution
Nevada affiliate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
10 Candidates

Nebraska Party
  Affiliate of: Constitution
Nebraska affiliate of the Constitution Party

U.S. Taxpayers
  Affiliate of: Constitution

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
9 Candidates

Former name for the Constitution Party.

StatePartyCandidate or LinkOffice
American Samoa  
ColoradoAmerican ConstitutionAmanda CampbellCandidate for Secretary of State
American ConstitutionGerald F. KilpatrickCandidate for Treasurer
Democrats Abroad  
District of Columbia  
MichiganU.S. TaxpayersRobert GaleCandidate for Secretary of State
U.S. TaxpayersTheodore Brooks "Ted" GerrardCandidate for House CD 3
U.S. TaxpayersRonald E. "Ron" GraeserCandidate for House CD 2
U.S. TaxpayersGeorge E. Huffman, IIICandidate for Senate Class 1
U.S. TaxpayersDavid J. LillisCandidate for House CD 8
U.S. TaxpayersTodd M. SchleigerCandidate for Governor
U.S. TaxpayersMarc Joseph SosnowskiCandidate for House CD 13
U.S. TaxpayersGerald T. Van SickleCandidate for Attorney General
U.S. TaxpayersStephen J. YoungCandidate for House CD 6
NevadaIndependent AmericanKamau A. BakariCandidate for Senate Class 1
Independent AmericanRussell J. BestCandidate for Governor
Independent AmericanDaniel G. "Dan" GarfieldCandidate for House CD 1
Independent AmericanJanine Hawkins HansenCandidate for Lieutenant Governor
Independent AmericanJoel Frederick HansenCandidate for Attorney General
Independent Americanformer California Assemblyman William E. "Bill" HogeCandidate for Treasurer
Independent AmericanWarren Ross MarkowitzCandidate for House CD 4
Independent AmericanHarry Lee VickersCandidate for House CD 3
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New York  
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Northern Marianas  
Puerto Rico  
Republicans Abroad International  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
UtahIndependent AmericanGregory C. "Greg" DuerdenCandidate for House CD 3
Independent AmericanReed C. McCandlessCandidate 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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