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  Populist
POLITICAL PARTY DETAILS
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AbbreviationPOP
Website
CountryUnited States
Established1984-00-00
Disbanded1996-00-00
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last EditedRBH - July 16, 2018 03:42pm
DescriptionSeveral entities to used the ballot label "Populist".

1) Various candidates of the People's Party (1887-1908) have been listed as Populist candidates

2) The Populist Party (1984-1996) was a right-wing political party of the 1980s. This political party attempted to gather the remnants of the old George Wallace parties into one national organization (unsuccessfully). [Link]

Since the early 90s, Various independent candidates have also used the name Populist without a connection to an organized party

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Sep 25, 2003 12:00am General Defend Family Community, Country The Populist Party  Article Thomas Walker 

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