An independent voter is a person who does not want to be affiliated with any particular political party. In the United States, this means independent voters do not consider themselves to be part of either the Republican ... More »

The independent Quinnipiac University poll surveys Americans across the nation about political races and issues of public concern. The poll's results are frequently published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, U... More » Government & Politics Politics

Get on a ballot in Cherokee County, Georgia, either by being selected by one of the two major political parties or collecting the required number of signatures for an independent candidate. Georgia requires that a candid... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

In most states, declaration of political party affiliation occurs when a person initially registers to vote. The process of declaring a political party affiliation after the voter registration process varies between stat... More » Government & Politics Politics Political Parties

The Public Broadcasting Service offers a free, 12-question quiz to determine political party leanings on its website, The quiz is based on survey results by the Pew Research Center. has a longer... More » Government & Politics Politics Political Parties

A single-issue party is a political party that argues and promotes legislation for a single issue. Green parties in various nations, for example, started off as parties focusing solely on the environment. More »

Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, a political party can be a faction, but a faction is not necessarily a political party. A political party exists for the purpose of obtaining and maintaining power w... More »