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Resources for Voters

See also the Newsstand for other closely related sources.  


Campaigns Online, Johns Hopkins University Center for the Study of American Government project exploring the use of the  Internet in political campaigns


Commission on Presidential Debates, transcripts of all presidential debates dating back to 1960

Committee on the Present Danger,   "dedicated to winning the War on Terrorism"


Congressional Biographical Directory, a   U.S. government site consisting of biographies of every member of Congress dating back to the Continental Congress


Congress.org:  Elections, Candidates, Issues (by Capitol Advantage) 


Election Center,  an international association of election and voter registration officials




Georgetown University's Political Database of the Americas


Governing Magazine


Green Papers


Harvard University Institute of Politics


Journalist's Toolbox


League of Women Voters


National Association of State Election Directors (NASED)


New Century Project


Open Secrets.org"your guide to the money in  U.S. elections"


Political Reporting Resources


Political Resources on the Net


Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


University of Virginia Center for Politics 





For an excellent up-to-date comprehensive list of schools that offer political science degrees that can be obtained online, see the Web site Political Science Degree: Guide to Online Political Science Degrees. A hat tip to the site's creator and maintainer.

Government Web sites



Congressional Biographical Directory, biographies of everyone who has ever served in Congress

Congress Online Project

Electoral College Web Zine

Federal Election Commission (FEC), comprehensive and easy-to-navigate Web site for candidates and voters

FirstGov.gov, the U.S. government's official site

House Republican Conference

House of Representatives Republican Policy Committee

House of Representatives Democrats

Help America Vote Act (HAVA) 

House of Representatives

House roll call records, updated daily

National Constitution Center



Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Senate roll call votes, updated daily

Thomas, Library of Congress site for legislative information

White House Interactive





See also Massachusetts Politics page.

Massachusetts government's official site

Massachusetts Elections
Division, Secretary of the
Commonwealth's Office 

Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF), Commonwealth of Massachusetts 

Electoral College in Massachusetts

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts



State election offices in the other New England states 



New Hampshire

Rhode Island



Page last updated October 27, 2016