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What every informed citizen needs to know is right here. Find information on how to register to vote, political party data, and State Election news.
How to Vote
Voter Registration Forms
Information on the National Voting Registration forms. Register by State.
Election Assistance Commission
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is an independent, bipartisan commission created by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002.
How to Register to Vote in Massachusetts
An online form that allows you to request a mail-in registration form for registering in your local community.
Informational site created by the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts' Citizen Education Fund.
Massachusetts Republican Party
Up to date information on the Republican Party in Massachusetts.
Republican National Committee
The official site of the Republican Party.
Democratic National Committee
The official site of America's oldest party.
Massachusetts Democratic Party
Up-to date coverage of the Democratic Party in Massachusetts.
Green Party in the United States
Official web site for the Green party in America.
Green Rainbow Party
Official site of the Massachusetts Green Party. (The Massachusetts Green Party and the Massachusetts Rainbow Coalition Party joined forces in 2002 to give a united front for progressive politics in Massachusetts and are an officially recognized political party.)
American Reform Party
Communist Party USA
Democratic Socialists of America Party
Independent American Party
Natural Law Party
Socialist Party - USA
Political Party Index
Other Political and Government Sites
Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Legislature
The proposed redistricting plan for Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Republican Party
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Republican Party in Massachusetts. Be aware that a fundraiser page may appear first on this site. If this happens, click the link to massgop.com to get to the main site.
Massachusetts Democratic Party
The official page of the party in Massachusetts.
Your guide to money in the elections.
Founded in 1997, this non-partisan site presents "A current resource of comprehensive links to all the Presidential, Gubernatorial, U.S. Senate & Congressional candidates and political parties which includes links to third party and third party candidate's Web sites"
Site maintained by the Daughters of the American Revolution, this site provides election information.
The Campaign Desk
"Critique and analysis of 2006 campaign coverage
from Columbia Journalism Review"
Center for Voting and Elections
"The Center for Voting and Democracy (CVD) is dedicated to fair elections where all voters have an opportunity to be represented. " Up to the minute information is provided, including pending legislation, voters rights, redistricting, etc.
Election Center 2012 - Political Ticker Blog CNN.com
Up to the minute news and information on the Presidential Elections from CNN.
Elections and Electoral Systems Around the World
This page provides links to a variety of electoral resources for the U.S. and around the world.
"The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. It is a "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. It monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases. "
Fox News: You Decide - Elections 2012
News, blogs and more on the Candidates from Fox News.
Lijphart Elections Archive
"The Lijphart Elections Archive, housed at the University of California, San Diego campus, is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries. The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats.
National Voting Rights Institue
Founded in 1994, the Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to challenging the constitutionality of the current campaign finance system across the country. The Institute argues that today's system of privately-financed election campaigns operates as the newest wealth barrier in the political process. Through litigation and public education, the Institute has redefined the campaign finance question as a basic voting rights issue.
Preserving Presidential Elections
In this metadata world, how do we retain and preserve all those interesting videos, news pages and blogs by and about Presidential candidates that are only on the internet? Could political eloquence and gravity on the net be so ephemeral? This paper by two scholars from the School of Information and Library Sciences at the Unversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill address this issue.
Project Vote Smart
PVS calls itself "a voter's self-defense system". Provides extensive information on candidates and elected officials. Allows search of "who represents you" by zip code. Also has voting records of members of Congress.
Proportional Representation Library
"A source of information on proportional representation elections -- including beginning readings, in-depth articles by scholars and activists, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to related Web sites. This site has been created by Professor Douglas J. Amy, Department of Politics, Mount Holyoke College
Ballot Access News
Blue Eagle Columnists
Polling Report: A Non-partisan Public Opinion Resource
National Election Studies
Open Secrets: Money and US Elections
Project Vote Smart - 2012
Republican National Convention - 2012
Ron Gunzburger's Politics: Online Guide to U.S. Politics
NPR: Election Coverage 2012
2012 - On The Issues. The Candidate's Positions
Official Web Site: Newt Gingrich
Official Web Site: John Huntsman
Official Web Site: Barak Obama
Official Web Site: Ron Paul
Official Web Site: Rick Perry
Official Web Site: Mitt Romney
Official Web Site: Rick Santorum