From the Duke University Special Collections Library, this exhibit illustrates the nation's presidential elections in letters, sheet music, leaflets, buttons, and bumper stickers.
America's oldest policy think tank for US and international politics, economics, and foreign policy.
Type your zip code beside Abraham Lincoln and click "GO" to see a list of your elected representatives.
Provided by the CIA.
A citizens encyclopedia on Congress that you can edit.
The League of Women Voters Education Fund's DNet is an interactive online voter guide with nonpartisan, state-specific election information. Enter your zip code to read and compare candidate statements, suggest issues you care about and learn about the election process in your community. DNet provides a free online forum for candidates at all levels to debate the issues of importance in your community.
The Wayback Machine is a service that allows people to visit archived versions of stored websites. The Election 2000 Internet Library is the first archive available on the Wayback Machine. It is a collection of over 1,000 sites archived repeatedly over the Fall and Winter of 2000, covering the controversial Election of 2000. The Wayback Machine makes it possible to revisit these sites.
An independent regulatory agency of the Federal Government, the FEC has financial information about candidates, parties, and PACs. This site also has federal elections and voting statistics, news releases, and a downloadable National Mail Voter Registration form.
This site gives electoral projections based on polls, statistics, and in-depth analysis.
Search by zip code or name to find those who live near you that have made presidential campaign contributions.
Full text of all the inaugural addresses from George Washington to the present.
An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act. Some of the documents included here are "The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962," "Nixon-Presley Meeting: the Documentation," and "Nuclear History at the Archives."
From the Virginia State Board of Elections, enter your street number, name, and Zip code to find the address of your polling place, the names of your current representatives, and your voting districts.
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to parties, organizations, governments, media and more from all around the world.
Documents from the files of Paul H. O'Neill, U.S. Treasury Secretary for the first two years of the Presidency of George W. Bush. These documents, cited in The Price of Loyalty are scanned from the originals and presented with explanations of context and little comment.
Billed as a "one-stop shopping center for political information." Has both federal and state information. Includes a Zip Code lookup to find your candidates and elected officials.
Capitol Hill newspaper containing detailed investigative reporting.
From the University of Virginia, this collection of data is built upon precinct level data tapes obtained from the Virginia Board of Elections. Users of this system will be able to create customized tables of precinct level election returns. Elections included are President, Senator, Representative, Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and General Assembly (Senate and House).
From the Virginia State Board of Elections, voter information includes polling places, absentee ballot applications, detailed election results, and more.
A non-profit group formed to address a long-standing problem with Virginia's system of financing state and local election campaigns. Virginia imposes no limits on campaign contributions as long as candidates file reports that identify donors who give more than $100. This site attempts to present a practical way to view and analyze the paper disclosure reports on file at the State Board of Elections and local voter registrars.
After a decennial census, the Census Bureau assigns each state the number of seats it will have in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next 10 years. States are given the responsibility of drawing legislative boundaries for congressional districts as well as for state legislative districts. This web site provides information on the current districts and proposed plans for the state of Virginia.
How to register and how to find your polling place in Virginia. Also, information on absentee voting, including how to apply for and submit an absentee ballot in Virginia.
This site lets you browse every vote in the U.S. Congress since 1991.
Between 1940 and 1973, six American presidents from both political parties secretly recorded just under 5,000 hours of conversations. This site is designed as a service to the research community by making freely available all of the presidential recordings, along with relevant research materials.
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