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Election 2020: Research

Political Science Databases

Political Science CompleteCitations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields.

Public Affairs IndexIndex to articles on national and international public policy.


Some subject headings in our libraries catalog for finding political research:

Elections > United States. 
Voting > United States. 
Democracy > United States. 
Political campaigns > United States. 
United States > Politics and government. 

Research Projects

The American Presidency Project: Archive of data about a wide range of presidential activities such as first year legislation, requests of Congress, major speeches, and approval ratings. 

American National Election Studies: Archive of data from national studies on the US electorate.

Gerrymandering Data:  Statistical analysis of congressional districts and the level of gerrymandering in each one.  Generated from a Princeton study.

Harvard Election Data Archive: Contains data on election results, voting behavior, and electoral politics within the United States.

OpenData Initiative: Archive of data about money in politics and campaign finance.

Voteview:  Aggregate of collected data from Professor Keith Poole (UGA) about topics such as political party polarization and congressional voting patterns.



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