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Other Political Science Sources
You can find quality government and political science information beyond books, articles, and websites. Check out these other important information sources for your research.
Open States is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state's capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
Data sets from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. Most data for retrospective data sets is also available via CD-ROM.
Associated Press election counts, results.
Mapping the Measure of America
Created by the Human Development Project, this site uses a straightforward 10-point scale to measure the "well-being of America," which is defined by three major factors: health, education, and income. Data are displayed through interactive, color-coded maps of the US.
Government Accounting Office
High Risk List
Fiscal Outlook and Debt Collection
NGO Research Guide
Nearly 700 entries provided by Duke University.
Council of State Governments
A New Nation Votes
A searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy. The data were compiled by Philip Lampi. The American Antiquarian Society and Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives have mounted it online for you with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Think Tank Search
Harvard Kennedy School, Library and Knowledge Services
Evaluating Think Tanks
Includes such tips as: look at the annual report, identify staff and advisors, investigate funding and budgets, and be aware of political leanings and conflicts of interest.