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“The study of the State and systems of government; the analysis of political activity and behavior.” (OED Online)
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---- House (Bios, Districts and District Information, Voting)
---- Senate (Bios, Voting)
Statistics and Data Sets
Security - (terrorism, technology, international relations, policy)
Literature Review Basics
More Information on Literature Reviews
Elections and Voting Data Sources
Vote totals by county and district for House, Senate, and Governor. Vol 30 has popular/electoral votes beginning 1920, party affiliation and votes beginning 1960, and other information.
American National Election Studies
Downloadable data sets
Federal, State and Local statistics. Local ballot measures.
From U.S. House, PDF format back to 1920 for federal elections
Federal Election Commission Election Results
Maps and downloadable statistics on incumbents, party breakdowns, etc.
Presidential Elections Data
from American Presidency Project at UCSB.
Statistics from National Archives
Some data goes back to 1789. Popular and electoral votes, electors.
Voting and Registration
From Census Bureau, includes turnout, age, race and origin.
Campaign Finance Institute
Campaigns and Elections
Elections A-Z (campaigning, terms, issues)
Guide to U.S. Elections (political conventions and parties)
SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behavior
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