Tag Archives: 2010 Election Results

Smart Politics Blog Lists Minor Party and Independent Candidates for U.S. House who got Highest Percentages in 2010

from Ballot Access News
Smart Politics Blog Lists Minor Party and Independent Candidates for U.S. House who got Highest Percentages in 2010

On December 7, Smart Politics, the blog of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota, posted a list of the minor party and independent candidates for U.S.… Read more ...

Nov 2010 Elections: More states elected third party and independent nominees to office than any year since 1922

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More States Elected Non-Major Party Nominees to Federal and State Office in 2010 Than in Any Previous Year Since 1922

November 19th, 2010

In the November 2010 election, eleven states elected people to federal or state office who were not nominees of either the Democratic Party or the Republican Party. 

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LI, NY daily newspaper acknowledges impact and growth of third party vote

The Long Island daily newspaper, Newsday, has the following editorial published on-line, and in the Sunday print version of the paper:

(excerpt from) Newsday
Box Score
110%

That’s the increase in votes cast for non-major party candidates in this year’s New York gubernatorial election, compared with 2006. Nearly 200,000 people supported a candidate other than the Republican or Democratic nominees…

In print in the Sunday, November 7, 2010 issue, opinion section, page A33

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Ballot Access News: ballot status results from Election 2010

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Political Parties Gain Qualified Status in Some States, Lose it in Others

November 2nd, 2010

Here is a partial rundown on whether various minor parties in various states either gained, kept, or lost qualified status, as a result of votes cast on November 2, 2010: [These are based on early returns.

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