The following 803 parties have, at one time or another, run congressional candidates.
250 250 State Bonds AAC American Anti-Communist AAD Anti-Administration Democrat A American Ab Abolitionist A-B Anti-Boss A-BnD Anti Benton Democrat Ac Action A-C Anti Carpetbagger A-Cmp Anti-Compensation AcP Action Popular A-C-R Anti-Clinton Republican AcT Action Talks Ad Adams or Administration A-D Anti-Drug AdD Administration Democrat AdI Adams Independent AE American Eagle A-F Anti-Federal AFI American Free Independent AfK Action for Kanjorski AFP Alliance for Progress AGA American Grassroots Alternative Ag Agrarian AH American Heritage AIA An Independent America AIC American Independent Conservative AID Aloha Democrat AJ Andrew Jackson A-Jn Anti-Jackson AkI Alaskan Independence A-KNI Anti-Know Nothing Independent Al America First Al American Independent AL American Labor Ald Allied A-L&F Anti League World Court & Anti Foreign Entanglements A-M Anti-Mason AmCt American Constitution AmFP America First Populist A-Mh Anti-Machine A-Mn Anti-Monopoly AmR American Republican A-MTF Anti Medical Trust Federation AN American National Anb Anti Nebraska A-NbD Anti Nebraska Democrat APA Abolish Port Authority AP All People's APC All People's Congress APF ACF Profile Family APg American Progressive APP A Public Party A-R Anti-Rent A-Rf American Reform A-RW Anti-Rent Whig ASI American Systems Independent A-Sil Anti-Silver A-Sv Anti-Slavery At Americanist AT American Third A-Tr Anti Trust AT-R Anti-Trust Republican A-Tx Anti Tax AW American Way AwFP Always for People AWG Amber Waves of Grain AWL Against Wilson League AxT Ax Taxes BAG Better Affordable Government BBs Back to Basics BES Better Bf Buffalo BFP Buono Food Plan BGG Bipartisan Good Government B-I Bus Independent BkD Brooklyn Democrat Bk-R Bucktail Republican BM Business Men BMs Bull Moose BnD Benton Democrat BR Ballot Reform BrD Breckinridge Democrat BRG Basic Reformed Government BRs Betsy Ross BS Better Schools BtB Build the Bronx B&T Black and Tan BtC Butler Congress BtD Buder Democrat BtG Bolting Greenback BtP Best BtR Butler Republican BUT Bring Us Together BWI Beer Wine Independent BxV Bronx Voters By Bryan CA Civic Action CAL Concerned Citizens Against LILCO Cap Capitalist CCC Citizens Civil Committee C&C Concerned & Capable cc Concerned Citizens CCg Change Congress C Conservative CCRL Cook County Reform League CD Conservative Democrat CFB Chemical Farming Banned CFC Cash for Congress CF City Fusion Cg Coughlin CgP Coughlin's Principles ChA Christian American ChC Christian Contenders ch Chesapeake Ch Christian ChN Christian Nationalist ChP Christian Pro Life CIR Clinton Republican Cit Citizens CitI Citizens Independent CitPg Citizens Progressive CitS Citizens-Socialist CLA Conservation of Life Advocates CL Commonwealth Land Cm Communist Cmw Commonwealth CmW Communist Workers Cn Conservationist Cng Congressional CnI Conservative Party of Illinois CNM Cincinnatus Nonpartisan Movement Cnt Continental Cnv Conservers CoC Contempt of Court Co Coalition CoIR Colored Republican Col Colored COP Concerns of People Cor Courage Cp Capitalist CP Common People's CPD Chicago Platform Democracy CPe Citizens Peace CPop Colorado Populist CqC Co-Equal Citizens CR Conservative Republican CRE Citizens Against Rising Electric Rates Csc Civic Securities CS Common Sense CsD Cass Democrat CSE Create Steady Employment CSI Civil Service Independent CSJ Coughlin Social justice CsmA Consumer Action Csm Consumer CSR Civil Service Reform Csts Constitutionalists CSz Citizens for Szabo Ct Constitution CtD Constitutional Democrat CtG Constitutional Government CtI Constitutional Independent CtNP Citizens Non-Partisan Cts Constitutional CtsF Constitutional Freedom CtU Constitutional Unionist CuC Clean Up Congress CU Conservative Unionist Cup A Connecticut Party CuR Caucus Republican CVV Concerned Voter's Voice CW City Workers CY City D-ABd Democrat Anti-Broderick D-ALdD Democrat Anti-Land Distribution D-AL Democrat Anti-Lecompton D-ARd Democrat Anti-Redemption D-ATD Anti-Tammany Democrat D-Bd Democrat-Broderick D-CD Democrat-County Democrat D-Cit Democrat-Citizens D-Clf Democrat-Clark faction DDD Destroy Drug Devils D Democrat DDI Damm Drug Dealers De Deescalators DeP A Delaware Party DFL Democratic Farmer Labor DgD Douglas Democrat D-Hn Democrat-Hunker D-HS Democrat-Hard Shell DIA Democracy in Action DI Dodd Independent DIG Decency in Government D-IH Democrat Irving Hall D-Lc Democrat Locofoco D-LdD Democrat Land Distribution D-L Democrat Lecompton D-MH Democrat Mozart Hall D-NC Democrat No Caucus DN Direct Nomination DoM Donald of Moorestown D-Rd Democratic-Redemption D-R Democratic-Republican DR/NS Democratic-Republican New School DR/OS Democratic-Republican Old School DS Democratic Socialist D-SS Democratic-Soft Shell D-Tf Democrat Troup faction D-TH Democrat Tammany Hall D&V Decency & Vigilance D-wi Democrat written-in DWL Down with Lawyers EA Enforcement Alliance EBJ Equality, Brotherhood, Justice EC Effective Congress Eco Economy E Ecopole EFA Eliminate Foreign Aid EJ Economic Justice EPC End Poverty Constitutionally EP Elect Progressive EqR Equal Rights ER Economic Recovery EVA Enforcement of the Volstead Act Ev Environment Constitutionally ExC Essex Conservative FA Farmers Alliance FCD Free Coinage Democrat FD Free Democrat FdN Freedom Now FDP Fifteen Dollar Pension Fel Fellowship FEP Freedom Equality Prosperity F Federalist FF Four Freedoms FFL Freedom for LaRouche FH'80 Frank Harrison '80 FHE Free Honest Elections FLbt Free Libertarian FL Farmer Labor FLF Farmers Labor Friend F&L Freedom & Liberty FN Future Now Fog Foglietta FPb Free People FPe For People FP Fair Play Fre Freedom FS-D Free Soil-Democrat FS Free Soil FSil Free Silver FSR Free Silver Republican Ft Fascist FT Free Trade FtPe For the People FTr Free Trader FTV Freedom Through Victory FU Fed Up Fus Fusion 3 FWC Francis Worley Congress Fwd Forward FW Farm Workers GbD Greenback Democrat GC Gun Control GG&CE Good Government & Clean Elections GG Good Government G Greenback GIAC GI's Against Communism G-Lab Greenback Labor GN Good Neighbor GNYD Greater New York Democrat GrC Green Coalition GR Grass Roots Gr Green GW General Welfare GWI George Wallace GWT God We Trust HE Honest Elections HG Honest Government HL High Life HMD Honest Money Democrat HmR Human Rights HmRR Human Rights Ratification HR Home Rule HSI Howard Safer Independent IAA Independent Against Apathy IAc Independent Action IAC Independent American Citizens IAI Independent Americans Independence IA Independent American Ia Iowa I-AN Independent Anti-Nebraska IaNP Iowa New Party IAT Independent Anti-Tax I-Bk Independent Bucktail ICA Independent Citizens Action ICC Independent Citizens Committee ICg Independent Congress IC Independent Conservative ICit Independent Citizen ICm Independent Communist ICR Independent Conservative ID Independent Democrat IdL Industrial Labor IdtG Industial Government Idt Industrialist IDy Industrial Dry IFCg Independent for Congress IFCh Independent for Change IfE Independents for Economy IfFr Independent for Freedom IFH Inflation Fighting House Wife IF Independent Fusion IfL Independent for Labor IfPe Independent for Peace IfPt Independents for Perot IFs Independence Fusion IGb Independent Greenback IgD Irregular Democrat IGG Independent for Godly Government IG Independent Government IGr Independent Grassroots IIG Integrity In Government I Independent IJP Increase Jobless Pay ILab Independent Labor IL Independence League ILn Independent Lincoln ILP Independent Lincoln Principle ILS Independent Life Savings IMGr Independent Maine Greens INC Individual Needs Center In Independence IN Independent Neighbors INMx Independent New Mexico INP Independent Nomination Paper INR Independent National Republican IO Independent Organization IPC Independent People's Coalition IPeC Independent People's Choice IPe Independent Peoples IPeN Independent People's Network Ipg Independent Progressive IPgL Independent Progressive Line IPgR Independent Progressive Republican I/P Independent Party IPM Independent Party of Montana IPop Independent Populist IPr Independent Prohibition IRA Inalienable Rights Upheld IRf Independent Reformer IR Independent Republican IRm Independent Reform ISd Illinois Solidarity IsFC Independents for Change is Independent Socialist ISL Independent Socialist Labor ITh Independent Thinking It Industrial ITnR Independent Townsend Republican ITV Independent Teacher Veteran ITW Independent Tax Watchdog IUD Independent Union Democrat IUL Independent Union Labor IUW Independent Union Whig Ivc Independent Voice IV Independent Voters IVm Independent Vermonters IVs Independent Vote IVt Independent Veteran IVW Independent Voters of Wisconsin IW Independent Whig IWk Independent Workers Iwt Independent Wet Jb Jobless JC Jefferson Coolidge J-Clf Jacksonian Clark faction JEB J-E-B Party Inc. JEP Jobs Equality Peace Jf Jefferson JfsD Jeffersonian Democrat Jfs Jeffersonian J Jacksonian JPD Jefferson Principle Democrat Jp Jersey Pension JPR Jobs, Property Rights JR Jackson Republican J-Tf Jacksonian Troup faction JuDI Justice Decency Independent Ju justice Ju&P justice and the Poor JWh John White JW Jim Wham KAN Keep America Neutral KAY Keep America First KCE Kindel Commercial Equality KCg Krill for Congress KfC Kennry for Congress K Keystone KPW Keep People Working Lab Labor LabR Labor Reform LAC Light a Candle LaF LaFollette LAI Independent Alliance LBD Liberty Bell Democrat Lbt Libertarian lCgn Independent Congressional Lc Lancaster LD Liberal Democrat LFD Lincoln Fair Deal LFI LaFollette Independent L&F Labor & Farmer LFR Let Freedom Ring LFT Less Federal Taxes LID League Island Development LI Liberal Independent LJG Labor, Justice, Gumption LLC Liberal Labor Choice L Liberal LLJ Life, Liberty, Justice LLMR Limit Land Manipulation & Rent Ln Lincoln L&O Law & Order Lo Loyal lPeU Independent People's Union LP Law Preservation LPM Labor Party of Maryland LPt Louanner Peters LRf Land Reform LR Liberal Republican LRR LaRouche Was Right LRU La Raza Unida LRz La Raza LSL Liberal Sunday Law Lty Liberty LU Liberty Union LW&B Light Wine & Beer Lw Lewisite LyD Loyal Democrat MCF Michigan Commonwealth Federation McK McKinley Citizens McKSM Mitchell Sound Money MfC Mitchell for Congress MgC Magerman for Congress MLby Mr. Liberty ML Municipal League M Mayflower MnT Minnesota Taxpayers M-Pop Mid Road Populist MS Milton Street MtC Morris for Congress MT Mississippi Taxpayers MVA Modification of Volstead Act MW Militant Workers NA New Alliance NAT No Additional Taxes NDI New Day Independent ND New Deal NDPA National Democratic Party of Alabama NE New Era NFL No Foreign Loans NF Nuclear Freeze NH New Hispano NI New Independent NJC New Jersey Conservative NJI New Jersey Independents NL New Leadership NM New Majority N National NNG No Nonsense Government NPe National People's NPf No Preference NPg National Progressive NPL Non Partisan League NP Non-Partisan NPPR Non Partisan Progressive Republican NPt New Politics NPy New Party NRc National Recovery NRf National Reform NR National Republican NSil National Silver NSJ National Social justice NS No Slogan NSP National Silver Populist NSR National States Rights NSt National Statesman NSv Neighborhood Service NtD National Democrat NtL Natural Law Nt Nationalist NU National Union NUn New Union NWT No Wage Tax Nx No Party OAP Old Age Pension OAS Old Age Security OB Open Book OD Old Democrats OgD Original Democrat O'H The O'Hara Bill Opp Opposition OS-R Old School Republican Otn Official Townsend PA=Ck Port Authority=Crooks PAC Politicians Are Crooks PaD Pennsylvania Democrat PAI Preserve American Independence PaJJ Peace jobs justice PAJ Politicians Are jokers Pa Peace Pat Patriot PB Pennsylvania Blacksmith PCD Public Congress of Delaware Pcf Pacific PCI Peter Cooper Independent P-Cmp Pro-Compensation PC People's Choice PCP People's Congressional Preference P&D Parker & Davis PDR Pro-Democracy Reform PeCd People's Candidate PeCo People's Constitutional PeCR People's Constitutional Rights PeD Peace Democrat PeER People's Equal Rights Pe&F Peace & Freedom PeIC People's Independent Coalition PeI People's Independent PeIR People's Independent Reform PeL People's Labor Pe People's PeR People's Rights PeUt People's Unity PFE Pensions for Everybody Pf Pathfinders PgA Progressive Alliance PgBMR Progressive Bull Moose Republican Pgl Progressive Independent PgL Progressive Labor PgN Progressive New Dealer Pg Progressive PgR Progressive Republican PgRs Progressive Roosevelt PHA Perot Hispano American PHP Prosperity Home Protection P&H Pride & Honesty P-I-E Progress-Integrity-Economy Pi Peace Independent PLAA Pro Life Anti-Abortion PLfC Pro Life Conservative PLfl Pro Life Independent PLf Pro Life PLIC Pro Life Independent Conservative PL Personal Liberty PLPF Pro Life Pro Family Veteran PLS Progressive Labor Socialist PM Poor Man's Pn Pension Pop Populist PO Public Ownership PPA Public Power Alternative to LILCO PPD Protest Progress Dignity P&P Peace & Prosperity PP People's Progressive P Prohibition Ppr Popular ppt Pure Politics PrCh Perot Choice PrC Personal Choice PrI Perot's Independent Ps Prosperity PTF Progress Through Freedom PtgF Protecting Freedom ptm Potomac Pt Protectionist PT Protective Tariff Pts Protecting Seniors PVP People Over Politics Py Primary PyR Primary Republican QCR Quality Congressional Representation QI Queens-lndependent Q Quid Rad Radical RAL Ratepayers Against LILCO RbCit Robinson Citizens R-B&T Republican Black & Tan RCI Richmond County Independent RCit Republican Citizens RC Rainbow Coalition Rc Recovery R-dc Republican Delegate Convention Rdj Readjuster Ref Referendum RegDm Regular Democracy RegD Regular Democrat Res Resource RFC Reef for Congress Rf Reform RgPe Regular People's RG Righteous Government R-hf Republican Hill faction RID Reform Democrat R-If Republican Lynch faction RLI Roosevelt Liberal Independent R-Lw Republican Lilly White RND Roosevelt New Deal ROP Running on Principles Ro Republicson RO Royal Oak RoR Reorganized Republican Rp8 Repeal TE807 RpdD Repudiation Democrat RPg Roosevelt Progressive RPI Ross Perot Independent Rpl Repeal R-P Republican-Prohibition RPT Restore Public Trust R Republican R Republican RR Robinson Republican RSD Roosevelt Social Democrat Rsl Roosevelt Independent Rs Roosevelt RTL Right to Life R-T Republican Tomlinson faction Rt Restoration RTV Right to Vote RU Republican Union RVA Repeal Volstead Act RvW Revolutionary Workers R-Wf Republican Wolcott faction R-wi Republican write-in R-W Republican White ScD Secessionist Democrat Sc Secessionist ScW Secessionist Whig SD Social Democrat Sec Security Seq Socialist Equality SFC Smith for Congress SiIR Silver Republican SilD Silver Democrat Sil Silver SIS Staten Island Secession SJD Social justice Democrat SJL Social justice Labor SJ Social Justice SJU Social justice Union SL Socialist Labor SLt Social Leftist SMD Sound Money Democrat SMj Silent Majority SM Save Medicare SOJ Scales of justice SoRD Southern Rights Democrat SoR Southern Rights Sp-I Socialist Principle Independent SqD Square Deal SRp Social Responsibility Ssil Stalwart Silver S Socialist STI Stop Tax Increase StPe Straight People's StRD States Rights Democrat StrD Straight Democrat StR States Rights ST Single Tax Sts Statesman SW Socialist Workers SWT Stick with Thorn TAI The Independent Alternative TBA TBA-Green TB Tax Break TCi Tax Citizens TCN Tax Cut Now TCP-LI Tax Cut Party-Long Island TC Tax Cut TD True Democrat TFC Time for Change TfD Tariff Democrat TGG Taxpayers Good Government Th Third Party TIC Tisch Independent Citizens TIP Taft for President TJ Thomas Jefferson TLC Term Limits Candidate TLL Truth, Life, Liberty TMC Time for a Change TM Town Meeting Tnd Townsendite TnJ Townsend Social justice Tnn Townsend Non-Partisan TnP Townsend Plan TnR Townsend Recovery Tn Townsend TOAP Townsend Old Age Pension ToF Taxpayers Only Friend TPC The People's Choice TPF The People's Friend TPI Taxpayers Independent TPK Taxpayers Party of Kentucky TPL Townsend Pension-Labor TPP The People's Party TPY Taxpayers TrnR Temperance Reform T-R Tammany Republican TRT Taxpayers Revival Ticket T Temperance TTP The Third Party TWR Taxation Without Representation Ty-A Trotskyist Anti-War TyD Taylor Democrat UC United Citizens UD Union Democrat UfJ Unity for justice UfPe United for Peace UGG United Good Government UI The Unbossed Independent Uls United Independent UL&S United Liberals & Socialists UL Union Labor UM Unity Movement Unaffil. (No party indicated on ballot) Un Unionist UPg Union Progressive U&P Union & Peace URf Union Reform UR Union Republican USA Undauntable Stalwart Allegiance USC United States Congress USL U.S. Labor UST U.S. Taxpayers us United States Utd United UtD United Dry UtL United Labor UtP United Parties UTR Urban Tax Reform UT United Taxpayers Ut Unity UUD Unconditional Union Democrat U Union UVD Ultra Veto Democrat UWS United We Serve UW Union Whig VC Vote Christian 88 Vet-F Veterans-Farmer Vet I Veterans Independent Movement Vet Veterans' VfPe Voters for Peace VG Vermont Grassroots VI Vermont Independent VIV Vote Independent Vote VL Voters League Vol Voice of Independence VRf Virginia Reform VR Voters Rights VSD Virginia Social-Democrat V Victory VV Veterans' Victory VWH Victory Without Hate WAA War Against AIDS WAC Workers Against Concessions Wa Washington WC Working Class We Wheeler WF World Federalist WhP White Power WI Wilson Independent wi (write-in) WkC Workers' Communist Wkm Workingman WksL Workingmen's League Wks Workingmen's Wk Workers WLL Washington State American Liberty League WL Workers League WP William Penn W-StR Whig States Rights WtI Wet Independent WtM Wet Modification WtP We the People WtR Western Republican Wt Wet WtW Win the War WV War Veterans W Whig WWP Work with People WW Workers World WWW World Without War YAD Youth Against Draft YD Young Democrat YGB You Gotta Believe Yg Youngman yp Your Party YSA Young Socialist Alliance
SOURCE: Michael Dubin: Congressional Elections, Congressional Quarterly Inc.
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