Requirements for gaining party and candidate ballot access in statewide and presidential elections: “2018 Petitioning for Statewide Office” (Ballot Access News, December 2016). “Summary: State Laws Regarding Presidential Ballot Access for the General Election” National Association of Secretaries of State (10/16)
Challengers to Duopoly: Why Third Parties Matter in American Two-Party Politics (book) Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States: Defeating Duopoly, Advancing Democracy (book)
U.S. majority supports a new major party: Gallup poll, 9/30/16 U.S. majority supports progressive policies: Populist Majority Memo Progressive Change Institute Poll “The Progressive Majority” Report Class War: What Americans Really Think about Economic Inequality (book) –
OpenSecrets.org (federal campaign finance database), Center for Responsive Politics FollowTheMoney.org (state campaign finance database), National Institute on Money in State Politics
Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class (book) Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (book) The Democrats: A Critical History (book)
Framingham State University sociologist and Draft Bernie steering committee member explains why progressives need a new party, not a new chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).