Tag Archives: minor party

Colorado Constitution Party Prepares for Major-Party Status Following Tancredo’s Run for Governor


From Denver Westword:

By inching over 10 percent of the vote last Tuesday, Dan Maes saved the Colorado Republican Party from the humiliation of falling to minor-party status. But while Tom Tancredo didn’t win the race, his 30 percent-plus of the vote elevated the American Constitution Party to a major Colorado party.

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IPR Exclusive: Libertarian race in PA brings minor party status for at least 2 years

Story by Kimberly Wilder of www.onthewilderside.com . Last updated 11/4/09 at 1:36pm.

I just got off the phone with Marakay Rogers. This information is based on the math she did for her race yesterday. The vote totals for the Pennsylvania races can be found: here.*

In Pennsylvania, in order to gain “minor party status” for the next two years, a party must receive 2% of the vote related to the statewide candidate on the ballot that year with the highest vote totals.… Read more ...