Maine bill puts Libertarian Party on ballot and makes improvements to ballot access for new parties
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.
Voter preference for the two party system seems in constant decline and is confirmed by recent polling
The Kentucky money politics law was quashed after ruling in a District Court found the law discriminatory
Straight-ticket voting is officially dead in Texas as a national move away from the system continues
A new wave of independent candidates is taking Utah by storm in a major potential political upheaval
Maryland has become the latest state to improve access for independent and third party candidates
Bernie Sanders talks with voting rights, campaign finance expert and friend of DC Professor Rick Hasen
Pushing smarter voting methods has the potential to change lives in the world at a fundamental level. There are few opportunities for this level of impact.
It is very difficult for independents and third parties to get onto U.S. House ballots in Georgia
Forcing the Commission on Presidential Debates to include independents and third parties not easy