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Single-issue political parties form in response to a particular problem that their members want to change in society. One early example in American history was the American Party, also called the Know-Nothing Party, whic...

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Political parties play a large role in the government by supporting candidates and supporting certain policies. The parties offer candidates based on who they believe represent their views.

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In the American political system, political parties serve the purpose of providing a platform for like-minded individuals to rally around a particular ideology. These parties then influence legislation and governing, rec...

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VoteSmart features a list of political parties in Texas and their available contact information as of 2014. All the parties have working websites as of September 2014 except for the Southern Independence Party, which has...

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Some of the functions played by political parties include pre-selection of candidates for political office, providing organizational support for individual candidates and giving a structured channel to people with simila...

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Examples of political parties include the Democratic Party (U.S.), the Conservative Party (U.K.), the Christian Democratic Union (Germany) and the Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (Zimbabwe). According to Merr...

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Having different political parties is advantageous in that it makes it possible for people with common ideas to join together and advocate for the rights and interests of the citizens they represent. Also, opposing polit...

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