Minor presidential candidates and parties of 1992
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Minor presidential candidates and parties of 1992 a reference by Glenn Day

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English



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  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1992.,
  • Presidential candidates -- United States.,
  • Political parties -- United States -- Platforms.,
  • Third parties (United States politics),
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993.

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Includes index.

Statementby Glenn Day.
LC ClassificationsE884 .D39 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1567097M
ISBN 100899506534
LC Control Number91051228

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The Democratic presidential primaries were the selection process by which voters of the Democratic Party chose its nominee for President of the United States in the U.S. presidential election. Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton was selected as the nominee through a series of primary elections and caucuses culminating in the Democratic National Convention held from July 13 to July Minor parties have been important throughout the history of our country. They have given voters options other than the major party candidates. They have also caused the major parties to take another look at their own platforms. At certain times in history, minor parties have . A minor party Also known as a third party, it is an organization that is not affiliated with the Democrats or Republicans, contests in a limited number of elections, and does not receive large pluralities of votes., or third party, is an organization that is not affiliated with the two major American parties—the Democrats or parties run candidates in a limited number of. United States - United States - Political parties: The United States has two major national political parties, the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Although the parties contest presidential elections every four years and have national party organizations, between elections they are often little more than loose alliances of state and local party organizations.