How do you start a new political party in the United States?
The first step in organizing a new political party in the United States is to think of name and elect temporary officials in your party's first convention. Despite the pompous air a convention stirs, there is nothing special about it. You first convention could be in your back yard around the bar-b-que grill, for all it really matters. The party name, however, cannot be previously used. At a minimum, your party leadership should include a committee chairman and a treasurer. Collecting funds to elect an official to a federal, state, or local position is essential to the success of the party. As such, a bank account must be opened in the party's name. Be aware that you will be required to file financial documents and disclosures with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) when you reach the benchmarks laid out by the FEC. This next section comes direct from FEC website and includes two parts, when to register with the FEC and qualifying as a national or state party committee: When does my party committee need to register with the FEC? National and state party committees must register with the FEC once they make contributions or expenditures in connection with federal elections that exceed $1,000 in a calendar year. Local party committees must register with the FEC once they:
- Make contributions or expenditures in connection with federal elections that exceed $1,000 in a calendar year;
- Spend more than $5,000 in a calendar year on so-called "exempt activities"; or
- Raise more than $5,000 during a calendar year in funds designated for use in federal elections.
- Nominating qualified candidates for President and various Congressional offices in numerous states;
- Engaging in certain activities--such as voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives--on an ongoing basis;
- Publicizing the party's supporters and primary issues throughout the nation;
- Holding a national convention;
- Setting up a national office; and
- Establishing state affiliates.
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Political parties started with Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. Both men had totally opposite views on most things(French Revolution, National Bank, XYZ Affair), causing Jefferson to start his on party, the democratic-Republicans, believing it to be for the best. That left the Federalists,… who sided with Alexander Hamilton. (MORE)
the difference between the first two parties are that the federalists wanted change and the ant-federlists did not. one of the federlists was Thomas Jefferson. one of the ani-federlists was Alexander Hamilton.
Currently, the state of New Jersey is under the Republicanadministration of Governor Chris Christie. The party of thegovernor normally determines which political party is in themajority in the state house. Therefore, the party of choicefrequently changes.
these political parties were started around the time of George Washington. our first president was against the parties because he thought people would elect a candidate in the persons own party rather then the candidate that was the better fit to lead. written by, -an eight grader
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the precinct. UK Answer . Normally 'branch's' represent a single local authority seat, or in the case of smaller parties like the Green party a whole constituency or county.
What are the two main political parties of the United States and the animal symbols for the parties?
Republican and democrat. Despite the fact that our country is governed by democracy, republicans still hold positions of political power. Republicans are generally percieved as more conservative, while democrats make changes more often. They often represent 2 different views on political issues, and… rarely agree.The animal symbol for the Democrat is the donkey and for the Republican is the elephant. (MORE)
Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson did. Alexander Hamilton started the Federalist party. Thomas Jefferson started the Democratic-Republican party.
Did Lincoln ever live in Indiana and Abraham Lincoln was what president of the United States and what political party did he represent?
Yes, he lived in Indiana and he was in the Whig and Republicanparty. He was the 16th president of the United States!
Republicans and democrats. How you would define each is subject to change. Most people, I think, vote for the candidate, rather than the party. Some exceptions, of course.
because if we dont have political parties in our government the people not be represented and everything would be very confusing and without order and clarity
I bet maybe you are doing your homework and I think you need the party that is starting with N which is National.hope it will help?
Major Political Parties in the USA. \n(Source: Wikipedia)\n. \n. \nParty Name\nDate Founded\nFounder(s)\nAssociated Ideologies\nÂ \nDemocratic Party\n1792 / 1820s\nThomas Jefferson / Andrew Jackson\nAmerican Liberalism, American Progressivism, Social Liberalism\nÂ \nRepublican Party\n1854\nAl…van E. Bovay\nConservatism, Economic Liberalism, Neoconservatism, Social Conservatism\nÂ \nLibertarian Party\n1971\nDavid Nolan\nLibertarianism, Economic libertarianism, Classical Liberalism\nÂ \nGreen Party\n1984\nHowie Hawkins John Rensenbrink\nGreen Politics, American Liberalism, American Progressivism\nÂ \nConstitution Party\n1992\nHoward Phillips\nPaleoconservatism, Nationalism (MORE)
The First political parties in the united States were called the Federalists and the Democrats.
It is closely divided with the Republicans holding the State Senate by a wide margin, Democrats the State House by a narrow margin, a Democratic Governor, Democratic US Senators and a Democratic majority (12 to 7) in the US House where they gained one seat in 2008. The Auditor General and State Trea…surer are Democrats and the Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General are Republicans. President Obama won the state in the 2008 election receiving 3,276,363 votes to McCains 2,655,885 votes. (MORE)
How many political parties besides democratic and republican asre there in the United States of America?
There are many third parties in the United States aside from the Republican Party and the Democratic Party, but the most well-known and prominent ones are the Green Party, Libertarian Party, Constitution Party, Reform Party, Socialist Workers Party, Labor Party, Populist Party, and the Communist Par…ty. (MORE)
What factors contributed to the development of political parties in the united States during the 1790s?
The main factor that contributed to the development of politicalparties in the United States during the 1790s were differingopinions. The two main groups that formed at that time were theFederalists and the Republicans.
for the most part good no riots a few protest here and there but the USA is very stable your wrong any body there
the first two political parties in the united states was the Anti - federalists and the federalists
The first organized party in America was made up of the followers of Jefferson, who, starting in the 1790s, called themselves Republicans (or Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans). Hamilton and those who opposed Jefferson, kept the name Federalist. Jefferson's Republican Party has no ties to the curr…ent Republican Party. In fact, the current Democratic Party considerers Jefferson and Andrew Jackson as the founders of their party. (MORE)
Soon after America won its independence, it had its presidential elections. While, Washington was president, he appointed his secretary of state as Thomas Jefferson and his secretary of treasury as Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton's beliefs revolved around a strong central government and a manufacturing… economy. Jefferson's revolved around a weak national government and an agricultural economy. They disagreed on everything, so to organize their supporters, Jefferson called people with his beliefs Democratic Republicans and Hamilton was called a Federalist. The Federalists actually died out. Much later on, The Democrats split into democrats that supported slavery and republicans that opposed slavery. Of course, there were factions in Britain and other more recent parties, such as Constitutionalists, TEA, and Independent. (MORE)
The confederates were generally southerns democrats. The republican party started at this time by northerners in opposition to slavery. At this time, southern republicans were referred to as "scalawags" as they were seen as traitors to the confederacy.
What basic difference of opinion originally caused the rise of political parties in the United States?
Republicans want low taxes and small government while Democrats believe in larger government and necessarily higher taxes.
Family and close friends of his. well i though you can buy tickets to go the premiere buy they were like 6000 $ or more and i just wanted to know how to get them and where it is at?. When: August 11, 2009 Where: Knoxville, TN at the Pinnacle Theater
In American politics, the stated purposes of political parties maybe summarized in the following threefold way: First, theyarticulate a vision for flourishing social and individual life.Second, they organize individuals and otherwise gather resourcesnecessary for making that vision reality. Third, t…hey provide theleadership necessary for achieving and/or maintaining that visionin contemporary society. (MORE)
The United States has only two major parties primarily because of the first-past-the-post electoral system. The U.S. single-member district/plurality electoral system requires a party to get a majority of the votes in a district in order to win, and the winner takes it all. Coming in second (even if… only by one vote) does not count, as it would in a proportional representation system. Neither the Constitution nor state laws prohibit minor parties, nor do they mandate only two major parties. One of the criticisms of the American party system is that having only two major parties oversimplifies the electoral system, presenting voters with only two choices instead of a wide range of options.The United States has two major parties, the Democrats and the Republicans. Minor parties do exist, such as the Green Party, which is concerned with the environment, and the Reform Party, which is concerned with reforming government and paying down the national debt. However, only one "third" party in American history (the Republican Party) became strong enough to replace one of the two major parties (the Whig Party). (MORE)
in 1792 the democratic-republic and federalist you can actually see the movie in brainpop.com were it has more info about this topic
Type your answer here... The Demacrat party was in power when most wars or confict were started.
A political party is a group of individuals with broad common interests who organize in order to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy, both at the state and national level. The most organized political parties are found at the state level. Bu…t both state and national political parties provide the following for the citizens of the nation: 1. Recruiting candidates to run for office and to present the goals and ideals of the political party. 2. By campaigning, educate the public on the issues of the day and how that particular party plans to meet those issues. 3. Operating the government. Parties play a key role in running and staffing the branches of the government. Both Congress and state legislatures carry on their work on the basis of party affiliation. Party leaders make sure the members support the party's position when it comes time to vote on a bill. 4. Parties dispense favors, known as patronage, to reward party loyalists. The favors include jobs, contracts, and appointments to positions in government. 5. The party out of office must act as "the loyal opposition" and assume the role of "watchdog" over the party in power. (MORE)
republican and demacratic my answer is: there are over a hundred registered political partiesin the U.S.
The largest political parties in New Mexico, as throughout the US, are the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Probably the most important party in the US after those two is the Libertarian Party. I am not sure if that is true in New Mexico. There are other parties, such as Socialist, Green, …etc. (MORE)
The point of an investor sinking all that capital into machines, was to have those machines replace expensive laborers. In the South, labor was cheap - as it was slave labor. By way of example, no one is going to buy a fancy new dishwasher from Maytag - when you have a kitchen slave in there washin…g the dishes just fine. (MORE)
At the present time, the Labour Party is in power with Gordon Brown as Prime Minister. The main opposition party is the Conservative Party and has David Cameron as its leader. The other (smaller) opposition party is the Liberal Democrats with Nick Clegg as its leader. There will be an election this …year and although the names of the parties will probably remain the same, a different party could be in power. In Scotland, the SNP (Scottish Nationalist Party) have a strong following and in Wales, Plaid Cymru are also well supported. In Northern Ireland there is Sinn Fien and the Unionists. (MORE)
Third parties make issues aware to the American public which then pressures the Democrats or the Republicans to put that issue onto their platform.
Lenin started the Bolshevik Party, as a faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party in 1903. It became a separate party some years after that. It was renamed the Communist Party in March 1918.
The republican party was strengthen as a result of the dred Scott decision in the early nineteenth century. the party severely opposed slavery. Abraham Lincoln was the first president from the Republican party. For more information you can easily check on wikipedia.org
It's more of a personal opinion stated from whether you believe in states' rights or federal government. However, more conclusions lead to the division of a country such as the Civil War with the Bleeding Sumner incident, where one political party member (Republican Sumner) verbally attacked a South…ern Democrat (Brooks) and Brooks beat Sumner cripple with a cane. This doesn't sound like a united country to me. They were meant to unite Americans, but in uniting, we have divided; now the majority of the population is concerned about what their party believes, not what is right or just. Personally, I'm not a fan, and I believe we should have listened to Washington's Farewell Address when he warned America to stay away from political parties. (MORE)
The Federalist Party declined in disgrace and no later political party claimed to have started out as the Federalist Party. However, many of the die-hard Federalists in New England participated in the formation of the Republican Party in 1856.
A political party shall be treated as a recognised political party in a State, if and only if either the conditions specified in Clause (A) are, or the condition specified in Clause (B) is, fulfilled by that party and not otherwise, that is to say- (A) that such party - . has been engaged in pol…itical activity for a continuous period of five years; and . has, at the last general election in that State to the House of the People, or, as the case may be, to the Legislative Assembly of the State, returned- either ( i ) at least one member to the House of the People for every twenty-five members of that House or any fraction of that number from that State; or (ii) at least one member to the Legislative Assembly of that State for every thirty members of that Assembly or any fraction of that number; (B) that the total number of valid votes polled by all the contesting candidates set up by such party at the last general election in the State to the House of the People, or as the case may be, to the Legislative Assembly of the State, is not less than six per cent of the total number of valid votes polled by all the contesting candidates at such general election in the State. (MORE)
The Democratic Party currently holds a majority of seats in both houses of the New Jersey state legislature.
The Democratic Party currently holds a majority of seats in both houses of the New Mexico state legislature.
Hamilton and other leaders who wanted a strong central government banded together to put over their policies. In 1787 they began calling themselves the Federalists. This was the first United States political party. In 1796, anti-Federalists gathered around Jefferson. Members of Jefferson's group cal…led themselves Democratic-Republicans. Northern businessmen, bankers, and merchants supported the Federalists. They believed in a strong national (or federal) government. Federalists held that capital and industry were the basis of a healthy republic and that the federal government should act to protect the country's infant industries. The Democratic-Republican Party drew its followers from planters, small farmers, and artisans. These people wanted government to leave them alone as much as possible. They wanted to limit the federal government's power and leave the most power in the hands of state and local governments. In foreign affairs the Federalists generally leaned toward England, while the Democratic-Republicans sympathized with Revolutionary France. (MORE)
the Democratic Party and the Republican Party (also known as the GOP - Grand Ole Party)
Angela Davis was an activist and radical representing the communist party. Her strongest backing was aligned against the current prison system. She was also very active in promoting feminism, critical thinking and social consciousness.
Many terrorist groups around the world throughout history have goneinto politics. Many countries are born out of wars, with opposingsides moving into politics once the fighting is over. Manyterrorist groups are connected to political parties while stillinvolved in terrorism, and so having a politica…l wing and amilitary wing. The political wing may negotiate and influence themilitary wing to give up their campaigns. A revolution can occur ina country, and once the revolution is over, the revolutionariesstart to run the country and so enter politics. Many now wellestablished and respected democratic political parties around theworld were at one time involved in violence. Taking all thosethings into consideration, there are many potential answers foryour question. (MORE)
There is a friendly struggle between the Democrat and Republican parties in the US State of Texas. Lately the Republicans may have the upper hand, however, Texas cannot always be termed a "Republican" favorite.
Political parties form because different groups of people comerationally to very different conclusions about what the bestdirection is to take the country/state/city.
In the United States there are two main political parties. The Democrat Party ( often misunderstood to read Democratic, its the former one, not the latter.) And the Republican Party. Members of each party are not bound by "strict party lines", meaning that within each party is a broad spectrum of …political thought and philosophy among each party. On any given bill that is reviewed by Congress, as an example, Democrats and Republicans may agree with each other and by doing so are not voting with the majority of their fellow members. (MORE)
It's a little different: the political parties used tonominate vice presidents by separate voting procedures during theParties' national conventions in the election years. Gradually andstarting in the 20th century, Presidential candidates (who hadalways had some influence on the earlier vice-presi…dential electionprocesses) became the major players in deciding who should be votedvice-President. The first to simply name a running mate even beforethe Party Convention started was Ronald Reagan in his (thenunsuccesful) bid for the Republican nomination in 1976 . (MORE)
Lincoln was a member of the Republican Party of 1854, but is was aVERY different Republican Party than we have today.