Which means that no matter what Charlie Crist hopes, third-party mania is not the political equivalent of Simon Cowell.
In the Badger State, Democratic gubernatorial challenger Tom Barrett is the one primarily relying on third-party efforts.
But amid this widespread and sustained dissatisfaction, 2014 was a terrible year for third-party candidates.
If this burgeoning, impassioned group remained at third-party status through November, there might be hell to pay.
The device has been such a hit that it has spawned a huge ecosystem of third-party applications to run on the device.
Tea Partiers looking for a third-party candidate to cast a protest vote are left with slim pickings.
Since the Civil War, the currency question has twice given life to third-party movements.
But the one man with the political vision to see the possibilities of the third-party movement, was not a member of a labor union.
The conference ended with an agreement to support a third-party movement directed by Jenkins.
All this, however, does not prove that the third-party people were not the real forerunners and founders of the Republican party.