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Tag: Third Party Politics


Why Bernie Sanders Should Stay in the Race—and How He Can Win

By joining forces with the Green Party’s Jill Stein, the Vermont senator would pose a formidable independent challenge to both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, two of the major parties’ most unpopular candidates in recent history.

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Most Independents Elected to Statehouses Since 1942

The 25 alternative candidates elected to state legislatures in the 2012 election might not seem like a huge groundswell, but it represents the highest level of independent representation in statehouses since 1942.

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Independent Candidate Favored to Win Senate Race

If you’re not a Democrat or a Republican, the widely held belief goes, you have zero chance of winning an election. But there is one state where someone not affiliated with the two major parties has a good shot at winning a seat in the United States: Maine.

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 READ MORE


Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Visits ‘Moyers & Company’

As Bill Moyers explores in the latest edition of his program, third parties have a place in the American political system, despite the fact that it’s dominated by Democrats and Republicans.

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