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Farmer-labor parties The  Populist party  (also known as the  People's party ) was formed by unhappy  farmers, Western mining interests, and Southerners. It won a number of seats in  Congress and won electoral votes in 1892. The Populists supported the Democratic  candidate William Jennings Bryan in 1896, effectively committing political suicide. The  coalition between farm and labor groups was revived by the  Progressive party  in 1924.  Ideological and one-issue parties Ideological and one-issue parties may cover both ends of the political spectrum. In the  presidential elections between 1904 and 1920, the  Socialist party's  candidates  received between 400,000 and 900,000 votes. More recently, the most influential "party 
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Unformatted text preview: of ideas" is the Libertarian party, which links social liberals and economic conservatives into an alliance against government activism in all spheres of life. Although seldom successful at winning office, the party has been growing steadily; candidate Harry Browne appeared on the ballot in every state in the 2000 presidential election. In addition, political parties are formed around single issues the American party (also known as the Know-Nothing party ) campaigned for an end to immigration to the United States in the 1850s, and the Prohibition party, which ran candidates well into the 1950s, opposed the consumption of alcoholic beverages....
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