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Political Science

This guide will point you to the best places to find books, articles and other sources of information for your Political Science courses.

Elections & Voting

Studies in campaigns, elections, and voting comprise a wide range of issues. This section introduces important subscription databases and web resources for information on elections, parties, voter behavior, and campaigns. Here are a few tips for doing elections research:

  • Use a reference database such as CQ Political Reference for background information specific to
    campaigns, elections, and voting.
  • Use official government sources such as the Federal Election Commission (FEC) website to locate financial information on political candidates, parties and PAC's.

Key Election Reference

U.S. Elections & Voting Data

U.S. Campaign Finance

U.S. Election Law

International Elections Data