Fiscal NoteTool that helps voters identify and contact elected officials.
Presidential Campaign CommercialsFrom the Museum of the Moving Image, "The Living Room Candidate" contains over 300 campaign commercials for every presidential election since 1952,
VoteSmartInformation on candidates & issues, including voting record, policies, ratings.
Statistics & Data
American National Election Studies (ANES)High quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation; helps with analysis of theoretical and empirical foundations of national election outcomes.
American Presidency ProjectComprehensive site that contains election results from 1789 on, as well as party platforms, inaugural addresses, debates, speeches, and more.
General Social SurveyDemographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest. Many of the core questions have remained unchanged since 1972 to facilitate time-trend studies as well as replication of earlier findings
A New Nation VotesElection database covering presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state elections from 1787 t0 1825
U.S. Census Voting & Registration Survey"Voting and Registration data have been collected biennially in the November Current Population Survey (CPS) since 1964. The statistics presented are based on replies to survey inquiries about whether individuals were registered and/or voted in specific national elections. "
Advocacy & Watchdogs
FactCheck.orgA project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, this nonprofit, nonpartisan organization examines the facts behind political rhetoric.
FairVoteNonprofit, nonpartisan organization advocating for election reform, including a national popular vote for president, universal voter registration, and ranked choice voting.
Federal Election CommissionIndependent regulatory agency whose duties are to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections.
OpenSecrets.orgProject from the Center for Responsive Politics, which is a non-partisan group that monitors campaign financing.