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American Legislatures Project
Aims to measure the ideology of individual state legislators and state legislatures as a whole over the past several decades, state and individual-level data available.data
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Adjusted Interest Group Scores
From Tim Groseclosedata
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American Politics Research
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Academic journal or the dissemination of the latest theory, research and analyses in American political science.data

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Barry C. Edwards
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Charles Stewart's Congressional Data Page
Great resource on Congressional Committeesdata
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Congress Roll Call Vote Indexes (101-112)
Basic tables on votes in House and Senatedata
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Correlates of State Policy Project
Aims to compile, disseminate, and encourage the use of data relevant to U.S. state policy research, tracking policy differences across and change over time in the 50 statesdata
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Digest of Educational Statistics
A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.data
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professionally informed commentary on issues affecting contemporary American politicsdata
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Legislative Effectiveness Project (LEP)
precise research methodology to calculate a Legislative Effectiveness Score for each member of the House of Representativesdata
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Open States by the Sunlight Foundation
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 Puertodata
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Political Institutions and Public Choice Program Data
Focused on the House of Representativesdata
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Religion Data Archives
A collection of surveys, polls, and other data submitted by researchers and made available online by the ARDA.data
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State Politics & Policy Quarterly
The official publication of the State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Associationdata
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Transparency Data
a central source for federal lobbying disclosure, federal grants and contracts, earmarks and federal and state campaign contributionsdata
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Vetoes by U.S. Presidents, 1789-present
From the U.S. Senate librarydata
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List of American Politics Online Resources
A simple, printer-friendly version of this page you can add to your syllabus or share with your students.

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Agency Data
An Archive of Administrative Agency Data from Tony Bertelli and Christian Grose data
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American Presidency Project
Established in 1999 at the University of California, Santa Barbara, archives contain 103,280 documents related to the study of the Presidency.data
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Biographical Directory of Members of Congress
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Christopher Olds
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Congressional Bills Project
information about more than 400,000 bills introduced in the U.S. Congress, currently 1947-2008, along with extensive information about each bill's progress and sponsordata
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Cosponsorship Network Data
This page contains links to data on Cosponsorships in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives for the 93rd to 108th Congresses.data
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E. Scott Adler
Scott Adler is Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder.data
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GovTrack.us
The site helps ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives’ legislative record.data
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National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSL research and special features contain a wealth of informatiom about state legislaturesdata
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Peter Enns
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Presidency Research
Data and links compiled by George Edwards and Ohbet Cheondata
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Richard C. Fording
Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabamadata
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StateMaster.com
allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states based on different variablesdata
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U.S. Census Bureau: Data Web
features a "ferret" program to search, merge and recode federal agency datadata
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Voteview (UCLA)
Allows users to view every congressional roll call vote in American history on a map of the United States and on a liberal-conservative ideological map.data
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American Ideology Project
Offers a measure of the political liberalism/conservatism of states, congressional districts, cities, state senate and assembly districts, and partisans within these areasdata
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American Review of Politics
The American Review of Politics publishes original research on American politics and the American political process. The primary focus of the journal is on American political development, Southern Politics, early American political thought, constitudata
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Brookings Institution Vital Statistics on Congress
Useful data on America’s first branch of government, including data on the composition of its membership, its formal procedure, informal norms, party structure, and staffdata
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Congress & the Presidency
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(Taylor & Francis) An interdisciplinary journal of political science and history that features articles on Congress, the President, the interaction between the two institutions, and national policy-making.data
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Congressional Voting Data
This data set includes traditional aggregate voting scores as well as Cooper-Young structuring scores from the 40th through the 111th Congresses (1867-2009)data
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Database on Ideology, Money in Politics, and Elections
A general resource for the study of campaign finance and ideology in American politics by Adam Bonica.data
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Executive Order Data
From the National Archives Federal Registerdata
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Kristin Kanthak
Associate professor of political science at the University of Pittsburgh.data
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North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research
publishes among other things, legislator and lobbyist effectiveness rankingsdata
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Policy Agendas Project
This UT Austin project collects and organizes data from various archived sources to trace changes in the national policy agenda and public policy outcomes since the Second World War.data
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Presidential Research Group Data Sites
Includes the Database of Historical Congressional Statisticsdata
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State Policy Index
State and Local Public Policies in the United States is an ongoing research project and data compendium. On this website you can download spreadsheets containing data on state policies.data
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Studies in American Political Development
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Articles focus on governmental institutions over time and on their social, economic and cultural setting.data
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United States Election Project
Information source for the United States electoral system; great data on voter turnout.data
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Voteview.com
Keith Poole's web site for data on U.S. Congress, well-organized, thoroughly documented, updated frequentlydata
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