The System's View of Third Party Candidates

PRESIDENTIAL SELECTION, ed. by Franklin J. Havelick, Conference Proceedings for American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Law and Voter Participation, pp. 25-28, 1982

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Stephen E. Gottlieb

Albany Law School

Date Written: 1982

Abstract

This article provides a description of the differences in the legal treatment among the major parties, minor parties and independent candidates, outlines the constitutional constraints on appropriate goals for the presidential system, and considers whether the regulation of third parties and independent candidates is conducive to a strong democratic system.

Keywords: constitutional constraints on appropriate goals, regulation of third parties

Suggested Citation

Gottlieb, Stephen E., The System's View of Third Party Candidates (1982). PRESIDENTIAL SELECTION, ed. by Franklin J. Havelick, Conference Proceedings for American Bar Association Special Committee on Election Law and Voter Participation, pp. 25-28, 1982 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1568984

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