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Last EditedRBH - May 09, 2009 03:57pm
DescriptionThe Progressive Party has existed in several forms.

Theodore Roosevelt ran as a Progressive in 1912, finishing second ahead of President William Howard Taft. This granted the Progressive Party ballot access in a lot of states, but the Progressive Party withered as a separate entity by 1916 when they fielded no Presidential nominee.

Robert LaFollette was considered a Progressive party candidate in 1924 (although he ran under other labels in some states)

Robert LaFollette, Jr. helped form the Progressive Party of Wisconsin which existed from 1934 to 1946 and won numerous offices.

Henry Wallace also ran as a Progressive in 1948. Although not directly connected or supported by most of the previous Progressive Party members (and unable to use the Progressive label in Wisconsin). Wallace finished 4th with a disappointing percentage.

Currently the Progressive Party has elected officials in Vermont. Where most of the current Progressive Party activity is conducted these days.

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 19, 2009 01:30pm Blog Entry Oregon Peace Party Changes Its Name to Progressive Party   Article RBH 
Mar 18, 1946 08:00pm Rule Change Progressives of Wisconsin Vote to Rejoin Republicans  Article Homegrown Democrat 



03/05/2019 Burlington, VT City Council Progressive Party Control Lost 33.33% (-8.33%)
03/05/2019 Burlington, VT City Council Central District Perri Freeman Won 53.83% (+16.53%)
03/05/2019 Burlington, VT City Council East District Jack Hanson Won 60.39% (+21.00%)
03/05/2019 Burlington, VT City Council South District Mohamed Jafar Lost 30.65% (-34.54%)
01/23/2019 VT State House - Chittenden 06-7 - Appointment Diana Gonzalez Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
11/06/2018 OR Governor Chris Henry Lost 0.59% (-49.46%)
11/06/2018 VT State House Progressive Party Control Lost 4.67% (-58.67%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Chittenden 06-3 Brian Cina Lost 0.08% (-55.31%)
11/06/2018 VT State Senate Progressive Party Control Lost 6.67% (-66.67%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Orange-Caledonia Susan Hatch Davis Lost 0.06% (-51.07%)
11/06/2018 VT State Senate - Chittenden County Chris Pearson Won 9.93% (-4.23%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Windsor 3-2 George T. McNaughton Lost 16.53% (-14.84%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Rutland 6 Tim Guiles Lost 17.22% (-13.89%)
11/06/2018 VT State Senate - Washington County Anthony Pollina Won 21.20% (+0.00%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Windsor-Orange 2 Nick Clark Lost 8.55% (-30.67%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Chittenden 06-4 Brian Cina Won 46.59% (+0.00%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Rutland-Bennington Robin Chesnut-Tangerman Won 53.95% (+8.03%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Chittenden 07-3 Frank Davis Lost 20.70% (-57.97%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Windsor-Orange 2 Jill Wilcox Lost 6.50% (-32.72%)
11/06/2018 VT State House - Chittenden 06-4 Selene Colburn Won 52.92% (+6.33%)