From Stanford University & the University of Michigan, with funding by the National Science Foundation. Statistical data since 1948. The core content consists of 65 data sets on pre- and post-election surveys of voter attitudes. Builds on the work of the Survey Research Center and the Center for Political Studies of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Data sets may be downloaded as ZIP files.
Provides links to external Web sites containing publicly available election data and other electoral information from more than 120 countries. Frequently updated and considered one of the most current and comprehensive for this type of information.
Archives of election web resources kept for the U.S. national elections since 2000.
FactCheck.org From the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, also referred to as the Annenberg Political FactCheck, monitors the factual accuracy of U.S. political players in the media. Browse by Date or Search by Keywords.
Sponsored by the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan and non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. Tracks campaign reforms, campaign finance filings, politicians, elections, influence & lobbying, news & analysis.
Provides information about elected officials and candidates at the state and federal levels. Biographies, campaign finances, issues, performace evaluations, and voting records. Provides information about Congressional Committees. Tracks legislation in Congress.
Established in 1975 to monitor election activity in the U.S. Discloses campaign finances, enforces election finance laws, and oversees public funding of federal elections. Includes National Voter Turnout in Federal Elections.
A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. Hint: Use the Advanced Search to determine Applicant eligibility and Assistance type.
MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
A US government portal for proposed and final regulations of the executive branch. The interface begins with a basic search and then allows the user to refine results. RSS feeds and e-mail notifications are available.
Laws that come through Congress (House & Senate)/the Legislature: Sources are identified for: Bills, Hearings, Reports (in Congressional Record), Public Laws (in Statutes at Large), the law (in U.S. Code)--Find through GPO FDsys, HeinOnline, & Thomas (below)
Founded in 1974 with the enactment of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act, CBO's mandate is to provide the Congress with objective, nonpartisan, and timely analyses to aid in economic and budgetary decisions on the wide array of programs covered by the federal budget and the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process.
Supported by the University of California at Santa Cruz. Video footage by C-SPAN. An archived collection of the televised proceedings of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Keyword searching.
Compiled by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress.
Economist Country Briefings Compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit of Economist Newspaper, Ltd. This resource gives access to fact sheets about major world countries, up-to-date gross domestic product data, policy issues, and taxation information, as well as economic and political forecasts for the month. Provides some free and some fee-based information.
Allows users to compare the wording and provisions of the constitutions of the world's countries (in force as of September 2013). Offers browsing by country and by over 300 broad topics to locate PDF and HTML versions of the most recent edition of a national constitution, and to filter results by documents issued in a particular year(s). Results are in English only.