A GUIDE TO PARTY LABELS


The following is a list of the abbreviations used in this publication to identify the party labels that appeared on the various state ballots for the U.S. Presidential and Congressional candidates in the 2000 primary and general elections. The designation of a party label by a candidate may vary from state to state due to differences in state law. The party label listed may not necessarily represent a political party organization.

AIP

= American Independent 

AKI

= Alaskan Independence

AMC

= American Constitution Party

BP

= By Petition 

BR

= Buchanan Reform 

C

= Conservative

CAM

= Constitutional American

CF

= Citizens First 

CFC

= Conscience For Congress

CNC

= Concerned Citizens

CON

= Constitution 

CPF

= Constitution Party Of Florida

CPP

= Concerns Of People Party

CST

= Constitutional 

D

= Democratic Party

DCG

= D.C. Statehood Green

DFL

= Democratic-Farmer-Labor

DNL

= Democratic-Nonpartisan League

EF

= Earth Federation

FRE

= Freedom 

FSW

= Florida Socialist Workers

GBJ

= God Bless Jersey

GI

= Green Independent 

GPF

= Green Party Of Florida

GRA

= Green Party Of Arkansas

GRM

= Massachusetts Green Party

GRN

= Green 

GRT

= Grassroots

GRT-VT

= Vermont Grassroots

HGR

= Hawaii Green

I

= Independent 

IAP

= Independent American 

ICE

= In Common Effort

ICM

= Independent Citizens Movement

IDP

= Independence 

IG

= Iowa Green Party

IPR

= Independent/Progressive

L

= Liberal

LBF

= Libertarian Party Of Florida

LBT

= Libertarian 

LBT-IA

= Libertarian Party Of Iowa

LMP

= Legalize Marijuana Party

LU

= Liberty Union

N

= Nonpartisan 

NJC

= NJ Conservative Party

NJI

= New Jersey Independents

NL

= Natural Law 

NLF

= Natural Law Party Of Florida

NPP

= New Progressive Party

O

= Other

P

= Prohibition Party

PC

= Politicians Are Crooks

PG

= Pacific Green 

PPD

= Popular Democratic Party

PRI

= Puerto Rican Independence Party

PRO

= Progressive

R

= Republican Party

REF

= Reform

RFM

= Reform Party Minnesota

RTL

= Right To Life

SC

= School Choice

SFL

= Socialist Party Of Florida

SOC

= Socialist Party USA

SWC

= Socialist Workers Campaign

SWP

= Socialist Workers Party

TG

= Trust In God

TND

= Timesizing Not Downsizing

U

= Unenrolled

UC

= United Citizens 

UCO

= Unthinkable Courage

UN

= Unaffiliated 

UST

= U.S. Taxpayers 

W

= Write-In

WF

= Working Families 

WG

= Wisconsin Green

WW

= Workers World 

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