Politics

 

Political news

Political commentary

Harry's blog

Opinions and background on the issues

 

Massachusetts politics

 

Political parties and PACs

 

Resources for candidates

 

Resources for ballot initiative campaigns

 

Resources for voters

 

Civic engagement

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Politics:

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

 

e.thePeople.org

 

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 

 

 

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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

 

Federal 

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

Policity.com

Senate

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Senate roll call votes, updated daily

Thomas, Library of Congress site for legislative information

White House Interactive

 

 

State

Massachusetts 

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 

Connecticut

Maine

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Vermont

 

Page last updated October 27, 2016