Sep 15, 2010

WI: Third Parties Flourishing in Badger State Assembly Races

Another excellent and in-depth report from Smart Politics:
. . . A Smart Politics analysis of more than 2,000 general election State Assembly races over the past 40 years finds that the number of districts with independent or third party candidates on the ballot, as well as the total number of such candidates, are at their highest levels since 1974. . . .

The surge in candidates challenging the two major parties is at its highest level since the early 1970s, when the American Party fielded dozens of candidates across the Badger State.

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