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Political Parties of California

 

Currently Ballot-Qualified Political Parties
Democratic (1851-Now)
Republican (1856-Now)
American Independent (1968-Present)
Libertarian (1979-Present)
Green (1992-Present)
Peace and Freedom (1968-1998, 2003-Present)

Previously Ballot-Qualified Political Parties
Americans Elect (2011-2015)
Natural Law (1996?-2006)
Reform (1992-2002)

Former Political Parties (w/ Victories)
Anti-Lecompton Democratic (1858-1859)
Douglas Democratic
Fusion (1896)
Greenback (1876-1882)
New Constitution
Progressive
Progressive (Bull Moose)
Union
Whig (1851-1856)
Workingmen (1878-1880)

Former Political Parties (w/o Victories)
American (1856-1886)
Granger (1882)
Taxpayers
Townsend

Other Designations
Independent
No Party Preference
Nonpartisan
Repeal
Write-In

Presidential Candidate
American (1976-1980)
Anti-Monopolist
Bell-Everett
Berkeley Defense Group (1968)
Black Panther
Breckinridge Democratic
Californians for an Alternative in November
Christian Nationalist (1952-1956)
Citizens (1980)
Communist
Constitution (1952-1956)

Free Soil (1952)
Freedom and Peace (1968)

Good Government


Independence League

Independent Progressive
Independent Republican
Know Nothing
La Raza Unida
Lecompton Democratic
Liberal Republican
Liberty
Looking Back
New Alliance


Northern Democratic
People's
Populist

Prohibition
Railroad Traffic Reform
Social Democratic
Socialist
Socialist Labor
Socialist Workers
Southern Democratic


Union Democratic
Union Labor
Union Republican
United American (1976)
Universal (1964-1972)
Workers World (1980-1988)