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|The Oxford handbook of American political parties and interest groups||Stacks||JK2261 .O75 2010|
|IPolitics : citizens, elections, and governing in the new media era||Stacks||JK1764 .I75 2012|
|U.S. election system||Stacks||JK1976 .U217 2004|
|American government and politics today : the essentials||Stacks||JK276 .B36 2010|
|Political parties, campaigns, and elections||Stacks||JK2281 .D53 2000|
|Electoral college reform : challenges and possibilities||Stacks||JK529 .E54 2010|
|Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties||eBook Collection||View E-Book|
|Politics : The Basics||eBook Collection||View E-Book|
|American Political Parties and Elections : A Very Short Introduction||eBook Collection||View E-Book|
|The State of the Parties : The Changing Role of Contemporary American Parties||eBook Collection||View E-Book|
|Parties and Elections in America : The Electoral Process||eBook Collection||View E-Book|
|Dilemmas in American Politics : Two Parties--Or More? : The American Party System (2nd Edition)||ebrary||View E-Book|
|American Politics and Society (8th Edition)||ebrary||View E-Book|
|Everything American Government Book : From the Constitution to Present-Day Elections, All You Need to Understand Our Democratic System||ebrary||View E-Book|
|The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science||Credo||View E-Book|
|The Essentials of Global Politics||Credo||View E-Book|
Subject headings: Elections - United States. Political movements. Political science. Political parties. Political systems. Politics and government. Public law. Right and left (Political science). United States - Politics and government. Voting - United States. World politics.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Professional organization for the study of political science and to expand awareness and understanding of politics, http://www.apsanet.org/.
International Studies Association (ISA): Founded in 1959 to pursue mutual interests in International Studies. Represents eighty countries, ISA has over four thousand members worldwide and is a widely known scholarly association in this field, http://www.isanet.org/.
Project Vote Smart: A non-partisan effort to provide unbiased information on candidates and issues, http://www.votesmart.org/.
Politico.com: Describes itself as a nonpartisan, Washington-based political journalism organization that serves as the one-stop shop for the fastest, most in-depth coverage of the White House, Congress, politics and policies, http://www.politico.com/.
FactCheck.org : A project of the Annenburg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The website checks the accuracy of claims made by politicians and political groups, http://www.factcheck.org/.
Brookings Institute: Its stated mission is to "provide innovative and practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: strengthen American democracy; foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and secure a more open, safe, prosperous, and cooperative international system," http://www.brookings.edu/.
ANES: American National Election Studies: Contains data on voting, public opinion, and political participation for those who want to better understand the theoretical and empirical foundations of national election outcomes. Includes national survey data since 1948 on the American electorate, http://www.electionstudies.org/.
Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report: Includes in-depth reports on current congressional issues, plus a wrap up the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes, http://library.cqpress.com/cqweekly/.
OpenSecrets.org: The Center for Responsive Politics is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, the organization aims “to create a more educated voter, an involved citizenry and a more transparent and responsive government”, http://www.opensecrets.org/.
Civnet: Online civic education community composed of civic educators (teachers, teacher trainers, curriculum designers, etc.), as well as scholars, policymakers, civic-minded journalists, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and others promoting civic education, http://www.civnet.org/.
USA.gov: Official web portal for the United States government. Includes federal, state, and local government resources, a guide to government agencies, online services, etc., http://www.usa.gov/.
U.S. Government Manual: This is the official handbook of the Federal Government with comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, http://usgovernmentmanual.gov/.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet: Features information on current legislation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the Congressional Record, and provides links to Committee reports, https://www.congress.gov/.
Background Notes: Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty, http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn.
World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency): Features country information, including geography, economics and political conditions, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html.
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