Federal Election Commission
This agency's website contains links to laws and regs, campaign finance data, and forms needed to start your own PAC.
Illinois Board of Elections
All about voting, candidates and more.
Absentee Voting in Missouri
Find out how to vote absentee in Missouri.
Early Voting in Iowa
Find out how to vote early in Iowa.


Voting and Registration (Census)
This webpage from the Current Population Survey has biennial data going back to 1996 and historical time series data going back to 1964.

Selected Political Parties


Voting America
This website from the University of Richmond has cinematic maps, interactive maps and commentary concerning Presidential elections from 1984 onward.
County and City Data Books
This site from the University of Virginia includes historical data of presidential election voting by county from 1944-2000.
Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections
This site from David Leip has national statistics from 1789 to present as well as maps.

General Information Sites

Project Vote Smart
Issue positions, campaign finance, and voting records are some of the things you'll find at this premiere political website.
This website sponsored by the League of Women Voters Education fund has everything you need to know about voting in your state.
Map the Candidates (Slate)
The site allows you to access videos and other information by looking at a map where you can set the timeline, pick the date to see who was where, and what they were doing on the campaign trail.
American National Election Studies (ANES)
This site is a collaboration between Stanford University and the University of Michigan has data concerning the "causes and consequences of voting behavior and electoral outcomes." Data back to 1948.
Pew Research Center
Find political polling results and analysis, commentary, datasets and more.
Analysis of polling data from various sources.
The most up-to-date polling and analysis from statistical wunderkind Nate Silver.

Political News

Political news and commentary.
Roll Call Politics (Congressional Quarterly)
Political news concerning campaigns for president, house and senate seats and governorships.
Political news and analysis from CNN.
CBS News Politics
Presidential campaign coverage from CBS.
NBC News Politics
Campaign news and analysis from NBC.
ABC News Politics
Political News and analysis from ABC News.
Politics (NYT)
Political coverage from the New York Times.
Indecision (Comedy Central)
Political coverage from a skewed angle.

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