The selected think tanks below were chosen in an effort to present organizations that represent a broad spectrum of political thought in the United States. There are many more thinks tanks worthy of mention. For a complete list, see the Think Tank Directory from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
According to Politics1.com, three minor parties have distinguished themselves in terms of ballot accessibility and votes received in the past several election cycles. They are listed below. Additionally, you'll find a link to Project Vote Smart's list of all political parties in the United States.