Women to Watch in Politics

According to the Daily Beast, there are 10 women to watch during the 2012 campaign season.

1. Mia Love, Republican
2. Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat
3. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat
4. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican
5. Kelly Ayotte, Republican
6. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat
7. Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat
8. Deb Fischer, Republican
9. Sarah Steelman, Republican
10. Val Demings, Democrat

Click through to read more about what makes these 10 stand out.

Notice they are all Democrats or Republicans? Who are some notable independent, nonpartisan, or third party women involved in politics and making a difference this campaign cycle?