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Statistical Information & Data: Politics

A guide to mining Social Science Stats & Data at the UGA Libraries

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Sheila Devaney
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US Political/Congressional/Presidential

CQ Almanac (See Appendix for Tables) Arranged thematically, CQ Almanac organizes, distills, and cross-indexes for permanent reference the full year in Congress and in national politics.

Public Disclosure Documents Financial Disclosure Reports and more.


Social Explorer
Social Explorer contains detailed historic and current census information in an easy-to-use format. Although Social Explorer does not contain every census table, it does provide the most frequently sought-after census data. If you cannot find the information that you are looking for, you may have to consult the printed census volumes. Please contact a librarian for further assistance.

Polls and Public Opinion

Gallup.Com Daily News, Polls, Public Opinion on Government, Politics, Economics, Management.
iPoll From the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.

The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press  The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press is an independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics, the press, and public policy issues.