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minor party

noun as in third party

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During the tea party wave, Haran became frustrated with the new activists’ anti-government tilt and turned to the Constitution Party, a minor party that’s to the right of the GOP.

One million ballots are from voters who don’t list a party preference or are registered with minor parties, though past elections indicate they likely lean Democratic.

Instead of being a minor party candidate, she is now an increasingly prominent Republican.

From Time

The remaining third are registered as independents or with a minor party — a group that tends to favor Democratic candidates.

From Fortune

That was the official line, though one man later confessed he was a minor party functionary and was sacked.

“More Minor Party and Independent Legislators Elected in 2012 Than in Any Year Since 1942,” at Ballot Access News.

Since Democrats had been rendered to minor-party status, disagreements were papered over.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to minor party, such as: mediator, arbiter, arbitrator, third force, and unbiased observer.

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