Politics Sources


American Government & Politics at : This

Google Search:  Uncle Sam

Political Database of the Americas

Political Information


American Party Platforms

National Party Platforms of 1980
.  Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1982.  JK2255 .J643 (Research Stacks)

National Party Platforms.  Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1978.    JK2255 .J643 (Reference)

Open Secrets: The Encyclopedia of Congressional Money and Politics

Running for President: The Candidates and their Images
.  New York : Simon & Schuster, c1994.  E183 .R96 1994

World Almanac of Presidential Campaigns.  New York : World Almanac, 1992.  JF285 .S55 1992 (UGL Reference)


Encyclopedia of Third Parties in the United States.  Armonk, N.Y. : Sharpe Reference, c2000.  JK2261 .E474 2000 

Directory of American Political Parties

Public Opinion

American Public Opinion Index.  Louisville, Ky. : Opinion Research Service, 1981- ,  HM261 .A4632 

Gallup Brain

Gallup Polls

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Polling the Nations

Media and Politics



Institute of Politics, Democracy & the Internet (IPDI)

Political Insider

Public Affairs Video Archives (Purdue)


American League of Lobbyists

American lobbyists directory
. Detroit : Gale Research, c1990-,  KF195.L6 .A45  (Law Reference)

Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)

Public interest profiles
.  Washington, D.C. : Foundation for Public Affairs, [c1977]-c2001.  JK1118 .P79  (Bus/SPEA)

Election Data

America at the Polls. Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2001.  JK524 .M33 2001

America Votes

Campaigns and Elections

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

CQ's resource guide to modern elections : an annotated bibliography,
1960-1996.  Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2000.  Z7195.U5 M2844 2000

Election Data Book.  Lanham, Md. : Bernan Press, c1993-  JK1967 .E4 

Federal Election Commission

How to research elections
.  Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2000.   Z7164.R4 M37 2000

National Election Studies

U.S. Elections Research Guide (Penn)

University of Michigan Documents Center: Elections 2004

Useful Web Sites

Political Science Resources (University of Michigan)

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

White House

Visual and Audio Material

America in Caricature, 1765-1865

American Memory

American Political Prints 1766-1876

Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium

Images of American Political History

last updated: 3/31/2010