Links for National Political Parties
Five political parties can nominate candidates for public office, and each party has a website where you can learn more about their platform and philosophies. The five parties are listed here in alphabetical order.
- Constitution Party: ConstitutionParty.com
- Democratic Party: Democrats.org
- Green Party: gp.org
- Libertarian Party: lp.org
- Republican Party: gop.com
Read more about the development of political parties in America in “Choosing Sides: The Rise of Party Politics.” And read the story of how the donkey and the elephant became the icons for the Democratic and Republican parties in “The Donkey and the Elephant.”