ABC News' Politics Page.www.abcnews.go.com/sections/politics
site is especially useful for presidential primary and election news
including delegate counts and advertisements.
AllPolitics.com's Election 2000 www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/
by CNN and Time Magazine, this site features America Votes, 2004 that
includes information on polls, issues, timelines, and candidates.
Center for American Women and Politics
The CAWP is a uaffiliated with
the Eagleton Institue of Politics at Rutgers University. The site tracks women
candidates for congressional and state elctions, provides state by stae facts on
women officeholders and data on the gender gap and voting patterns.http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~cawp/
CQ's Campaign & Elections Magazine www.campaignline.com
Quarterly's site features campaign news, "the Political Oddsmaker" and the "Rate
your Rep" section, which includes Congressional incumbent biographies from
Politics in America and other CQ publications.
This website states it is working to bring ordinary people back into
politics. It contains useful information for those who want to do grass roots
organizing. However, it does contain anti-Bush material.
An extensive directory
of political links created by a campaign memorabilia dealer.
Project Vote Smart's Vote Smart Web. www.vote-smart.org/
Sponsored by the
nonprofit, nonpartisan Project Vote Smart, this unique site features selected
incumbent voting records and ratings as well as extensive issue questionnaires
filled out by most candidates. This site covers Presidential, Congressional and
Gubernatorial elections. Also has sites to assist teachers to cover elections in
Washington Post's OnPolitics Elections 2004
Campaign Finance Institute
Affiliated with george washington University in washington, D.C., the
institute is a nonpartisan think tank established in 2000 to study campaign
finance issues and to seel consensus on ways to improve the regulatory system.
The site contains useful links to recent articles and studies, and summaries of
the Bipartisan Campaign reform Act of 2002.
Center for Responsive Politics www.opensecrets.org/
Source for Money in Politics Data." A wealth of information from this
non-partisan organization. Page features searchable databases of PACs,
lobbyists, year 2004 Presidential Races, and "soft money," Site is
also known as "Open Secrets
Hoover Institution, Campaign Finance site
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace was founded in 1919 and is
affiliated with Stanford University. The site provides information on the
history of campaign finance reform and pulls together the text of Supreme Cort
decisions on the topic.
Outside group that does studies on campaign
finance trends and activity, including 527 organizations, facilitating more
effective use of Federal Election Commission, Internal Revenue Service, and
other data. http://www.tray.com/fecinfo/
former Federal Election Commission (FEC) employees, this easy-to-use site offers
access to current official FEC data. The site provides current federal campaign
finance information for candidates, parties, PACS and individual
Federal Election Commission. www.fec.gov/1996/sdrindex.htm
official site includes campaign finance information for all registered
presidential and congressional candidates, parties, and PACS, an online version
of the FEC's Citizens Guide to Contributions and the Law, and FEC news
Official National Political Party Sites:
Additional Political Party Sites (All include official and unofficial
3rd Party Central www.3pc.net/index.html
you will find information about the "third-party movement" in American
The premise is that eventually the current dominant
parties will either shrink, or fracture, and in their place Americans will
have many major parties to choose from, each filling a different niche in a
broad political spectrum. The purpose is to raise public awareness of the
political alternatives, and to encourage participation in the democratic
process. Includes a party matchmaking service where you can test your
compatibility with different political parties.
OTHER USEFUL SITES
The Hill www.hillnews.com/
Includes the front page stories of the most recent print edition as well as
the classified advertisements. Also contains a wide range of political
The site contains information country by country on election turnout. Has
information on such timely topcs as compulsory voting, and methods of counting
A collection of 797 sites related to the 2000 election grouped into
categories such as sitesby politcal party, news sites, and government
The Political Graveyard www.potifos.com/tpg
Maintained by a
Political Science Department staffer at Michigan State University, this site
takes data from the Biographical Directory of the American Congress and other
sources to produce a database of deceased American politicians. Includes
interesting lists of examples, such as "Politicians who died at the U.S.
Capitol" and "Politicians who were killed in duels."