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Political Science: Elections & Campaigns

Campaings & Elections-United States

  • America Votes
    REF JK1967.A8 (Back volumes also available)

  • Atlas of Presidential Elections

  • Election Statistics
    Created by the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Clerk.

  • Federal Election Commission
    Source for viewing federal candidates' campaign finance reports; also possible to search by contributor.

  • Open Secrets is the nation’s premier independent website tracking the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens’ lives.

  • Living Room Candidate
    Web site of the Museum of the Moving Image that features more than 300 presidential campaign commercials, dating back to the 1950's.

  • Project Vote Smart
    Non-partisan site that provides access to biographical information, voting records, issue positions and interest group ratings of elected officials and political candidates across the country.

International Campaigns & Elections

  • Comparative Study of Electoral Systems
    Allows cross-national research among election studies conducted in over fifty countries. Data is from public opinion survey questions as well as post election studies. Users must register.

  • ElectionGuide
    Results from around the world, 1998+, from the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), a Washington-based organization.

  • Elections and Electoral Systems Around the World
    One component of the extensive site created by Richard Kimber (United Kingdom).

  • Elections Around the World
    Updated monthly. Election results and links to major and minor parties, parliaments, and electoral institutes - site created by Wilfried Derksen (Netherlands).

  • Parties and Elections in Europe
    Parliamentary elections in the European countries since 1945 - site created by Wolfram Nordsieck (Germany).