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Political Science

Provides free and subscription resource recommendations in general and various political science subfields. Includes listings of the most widely used political science data and statistical resources.


Studies in campaigns, elections, and voting comprise issues such as voter turnout, voting behavior, campaigns, political parties, and electoral systems. Here are a few tips for doing elections research:

CQ Press - Key Background Resources

CQ Press is the go-to publisher for U.S. Government, politics, and public policy reference resources. The CQ Press Library at SAGE Knowledge aggregates reference materials, encyclopedias, and primary source documents on the legislative history of the United States. The following resources are important CQ voting and election reference publications.

U.S. Elections & Voting Data

U.S. Campaign Finance

U.S. Election Law

International Elections Data and Statistics