Presidential Election Resources -- exact counts and lots
2004 -- count totals, post-election nominees, documents of all
sorts to give a total picture.
-- peer-reviewed and non-partisan, it covers the history and
function of the U.S. presidency. It also access up-to-date
information on White House and presidential personnel. An excellent
American Presidency Project
the only online resource that has consolidated, coded, and organized
into a single searchable database:
The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft
(1789-1913) The Public Papers of the Presidents:Hoover to
Bush (1929-1993) The Weekly Compilation of Presidential
Documents:Clinton - G.W. Bush (1993-2007)
Searchable database of full-text books, speeches, transcripts and
more. From Presidential debates and Patriot Act to the
confirmation hearings of John Roberts, who is now the Chief Justice of
the U.S. Supreme Court.
Directory of the United States Congress: 1774 - present
Electronic Article Review Service, a bibliography and review of
journal articles in moral and political philosophy
Centre for Applied Social
Surveys Question Bank--an immense file of social science
Committee on Oversight
and Government Reform -- US Congress
Finder--links to over 100 online constitutions worldwide.
Archive: Poll Item Database--see how other people have phrased survey
questions on the subjects for which you are designing surveys, and
Elections: Historical Election Archive --"the most complete
on-line historical database of Upper Midwestern statewide
and district-level election returns."
Following the Dollars -- political contributions (Dem & Rep) by
zip code, provides a map and markers you can click on with names of
GovTrack.us: Tracking the U.S.
Congress -- a non-governmental resource that monitors
legislation, voting records, etc...
for Political and Social Research
Living Room Candidate:
Presidential Campaign Commercials, 1952-2008 -- Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2004 from
the Museum of the Moving Image.
Budget Simulation-- a student lesson
Public Opinion Data:--Gallup
Organization Newsletter Archive
Center for Public Opinion Research -- includes an archive of
survey data and more.
for Office: Political Cartoons 1898-1948 -- from the National
Archives, it covers the SAME sort of issues seen in today's campaigns,
only the names have changed! Curated by an Ambrose Graduate.
Science Data Collections
Statistics Briefing Room-- government demographic, health,
education, and crime statistics in brief, arranged for ease of use by
and Registration Data--Historical Time Series Tables [.pdf]