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Moore’s past campaigns have never been heavy on the conventional, but his relative absence from the spotlight this time around is nearly unheard of for a major party candidate.
Independent voters have been the fastest-growing voting block in San Diego county and city over the past four decades, a trend that shows a decline in the clout of the two major parties.
William Salka, a professor of political science at Eastern Connecticut State University, said the challenges for candidates not affiliated with either of the two major parties are numerous.
Men vastly outnumber women, who now make up a third of Parliament’s 650 members, though women lead three of the five major parties.
The next redrawing of Louisiana's legislative and congressional districts won't come around until 2021, but the issue could play a major role in Louisiana's 2019 state elections and has drawn interest from both major parties on a national level.
In American general elections, the two major parties serve a winnowing function, reducing the number of reasonable alternatives down to two.
Any other interest group would die to have this much clout within one of America’s two major parties.
It's named for the Democrats' 1928 presidential nominee, the first Catholic nominated by a major party.
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