The only path to victory is through the two major political parties, which means our options are determined by partisans and activists.
Third Party archive on Democracy Chronicles
The third party archive is about seeking to end America's two-party system. Libertarian, Green and independent candidates will be highlighted. Also see our entire section on third parties called Third Party Central where you can find information on every small party in the country.
American bipartisan democratic unity is essential if the U.S. is to counter the rise of three autocratic Eurasian superpowers — China, Russia and Iran
The American Party for Socialism and Liberation is an American Third Party and its leader, Gloria La Riva, has declared its 2020 candidacy.
It will take 13 Senate Republican votes to pass a Trump-endorsed gun-control bill assuming the entire 47-member caucus of Democrats & Independents backs it.
Howard Schultz has formally dropped out of the presidential race although he had suspended his potential independent run several months ago.
Contrary to post on this web page, Delaware file a petition with U.S. Supreme Court in case over whether independents can become state Judges.
Political division, voters hardened and resistant to change constitute a recipe for a 2020 general election that could be contested on a narrow base.
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris had been set for an interview with leaders of the Working Families Party, but at the last minute she decided not to attend.
Senate amends a bill that requires independent voters to receive two postal notices telling which parties allow independent voters to vote in primaries.
David H. Koch, an industrialist and libertarian who amassed a multibillion-dollar fortune died on Friday at his home in Southampton, N.Y. He was 79.