He would be the first black to head a major American political party.
He became the first black person to lead a major European political party.
Since the 1790s, the country has been run by two major parties.
But still the two major parties have there hold here.
Soon the lawyer will become the first black ever to head a major American political party.
It is one of the two major political parties in the state.
He was one of eight candidates, four from each major party.
All three of the major political parties held power during this period.
The two major parties were associated with religious and economic groups.
Until today, no major political party had put forward an official candidate.