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Independent candidates


  • Here are entered works on political candidates who are not affiliated with a party, or who are not the official candidate of the party with which they are affiliated.

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    • found: Work cat: 2018402933: Los nuevos dilemas de la democracia en México, 2017:p. 9 ([cataloger's translation] the book the reader has in his hands has as its aim to analyze independent candidacies, recently incorporated into the Mexican electoral system)
    • found: Ballotpedia, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:search the Encyclopedia of American politics > independent (An independent political candidate or voter may choose not to affiliate with a political party because no existing party reflects his or her viewpoints. In some cases, an independent candidate may associate in some way with a political party (for example, as a voter in a party's primary elections) but opt not to run under that party's label)
    • found: Bealey, F. Blackwell dictionary of political science, 1999, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under marginal seat (at the 1997 British General Election, Tatton, the fifth safest Conservative seat fell to an Independent candidate)
    • found: Dictionary of politics and government (Collin), 2004, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under London mayor (Ken Livingstone was elected first mayor of London in 2000 as an independent candidate, having failed to secure the nomination of the Labour Party)
    • found: Encyclopedia of politics, 2005, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under Bush, George H.W. (After fighting off a primary challenge from the far right wing of his party by television commentator Pat Buchanan, Bush had to face Clinton and an independent candidate, Texas billionaire Ross Perot) under United States of America (Nader repeated his presidential run again in 2004, this time as an independent candidate)
    • found: Encyclopedia of U.S. political history, 2010, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under third parties (In 1974, in a little-noticed U.S. Supreme Court decision (Storer v. Brown, 415 U.S. 724), the U.S. Supreme Court said it is unconstitutional for states to have no procedures for independent candidates to get on the ballot)
    • found: LC database, Nov. 7, 2018(independent candidate; independent candidates; independent candidacy)
    • found: O'Dea, S. From suffrage to the Senate, 2013, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos (unsuccessful Independent candidate for governor of California in 2003)
    • found: Reader's companion to American history, 2014, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under New Nationalism (because he was a Republican and Taft was running again, Roosevelt ran as an independent candidate on the Progressive party ticket)
    • found: Watts, D. Dictionary of American government and politics, 2010, via WWW, viewed Nov. 7, 2018:under Nader, Ralph (stood as an independent candidate) under presidential elections (Much attention is paid to the televised debates between the candidates. This can, but does not necessarily, involve any independent candidate)
    • found: Watts, D. Glossary of UK government and politics, 2007:under all-women shortlist (A prominent local party official, Peter Law, objected to the method used, stood as an unofficial independent Labour candidate in the General election and defeated the official party candidate by a substantial margin) under Livingstone, Ken (elected as the first Mayor of London in 2000 as an independent Labour candidate, having been denied the chance to stand as the official party representative)
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    • Here are entered works on political candidates who are not affiliated with a party, or who are not the official candidate of the party with which they are affiliated.
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    • 2018-11-07: new
    • 2019-02-21: revised
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