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dataWeb Site Soundtrack
Beach Dr.
By Oddisee Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Robert R. Preuhs
Metropolitan State University of Denver, see replication datasets. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Data Foundation
Seeks to define an open future for our data, for a better government and a better society, through research, education, and programming. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Executive Order Data
From the National Archives Federal Register Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Agency Data
An Archive of Administrative Agency Data from Tony Bertelli and Christian Grose Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
Forum
Professionally informed commentary on issues affecting contemporary American politics. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Political Institutions and Public Choice Program Data
Focused on the House of Representatives Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
@unitedstates Project, The
A shared commons of data and tools for the United States. Link infodata

dataBlogs; American Politics
USAPP - American Politics and Policy
From the London School of Economics Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
GovTrack.us
The site helps ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives' legislative record. Link infodata

dataPodcasts; American Politics
Congress, Two Beers In
Government Affairs Institute's Senior Fellows discuss current congressional politics. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Andrew Reeves
Washington Univ. in St. Louis, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Marc Meredith
University of Pennsylvania Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Peter Enns
Cornell University, see research. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Maxwell Palmer
Boston University Department of Political Science Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
David Mayhew
Yale University, see books with datasets. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Justin Kirkland
University of Virginia, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Luke Keele
University of Pennsylvania, see dataverse page Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
James Stimson
Univ. of North Carolina, see data page. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Steven Ansolabehere
Harvard University, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Dan Wood's Replication Data
Texas A & M, replication data for his books. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
David Darmofal
Univ. of South Carolina, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
Commonwealth: A Journal of Pennsylvania Politics & Policy
Peer-reviewed journal from the Pennsylvania Political Science Association that publishes original research in all subfields of political science. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
School Finance Indicators Database
A collection of sophisticated school finance measures for assessing the adequacy and fairness of each state‚Äôs revenue, spending, and resource allocation, and for comparing these outcomes between states. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Vetoes by U.S. Presidents, 1789-present
From the U.S. Senate library Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Michael A. Bailey
Georgetown University Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Legislative Effectiveness Project
precise research methodology to calculate a Legislative Effectiveness Score for each member of the House of Representatives Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Matthew Levendusky
University of Pennsylvania, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Joseph Cooper
Johns Hopkins, see congressional voting data. Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
Studies in American Political Development
Early View/Latest Articles
Articles focus on governmental institutions over time and on their social, economic and cultural setting. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Josh Clinton
Politics in the U.S. Congress, campaigns and elections Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Presidency Research
Data and links compiled by George Edwards and Ohbet Cheon Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Anthony Fowler
Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, see research page for links to replication datasets. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Voteview Legacy Website
Keith Poole's web site for data on U.S. Congress, well-organized, thoroughly documented, updated frequently. Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
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, constitu Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
U.S. Census Bureau: Data Web
features a ''ferret'' program to search, merge and recode federal agency data Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataPodcasts; American Politics
Politics Guys, The
Weekly podcasts from Michael Baranowski, Jay Carson, Trey Orndorff, Will Miller, Kristin Matheny, and Ken Katkin. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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) Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Biographical Directory of Members of Congress
Needs description Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Jason H. Windett
UNC-Charlotte, see data page.  Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research
publishes among other things, legislator and lobbyist effectiveness rankings Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Barry C. Edwards
University of Central Florida, more about me. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Gary Cox
Stanford Univ., see data page. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Charles Stewart's Congressional Data Page
Great resource on Congressional Committees Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
United States Election Project
Information source for the United States electoral system; great data on voter turnout. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Presidential Research Group Data Sites
Includes the Database of Historical Congressional Statistics Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Patrick Egan
NYU, see datasets on research page. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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 sponsor Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Eleanor N. Powell
University of Wisconsin-Madison, see data page. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
James Druckman
Northwestern University, see replication data on publications page. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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 states Link infodata

dataJournal Archives; American Politics
State Politics & Policy Quarterly Dataverse
Growing collection of replication datasets, as early as 2013. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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 staff Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Jeff Lewis
Data on Congressional roll calls, California General Assembly Link infodata

dataPodcasts; American Politics
A Few Reasonable Words
Podcast. A podcast from three professors trying desperately to soothe the frayed nerves of the American public with the comforting balm of political science. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Kristin Kanthak
University of Pittsburgh, see replication data page. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Congress Roll Call Vote Indexes (101-112)
Basic tables on votes in House and Senate Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSL research and special features contain a wealth of informatiom about state legislatures Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Richard C. Fording
Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Andrew Gelman
Columbia Univ., see dataverse. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Guttmacher Institute
A leading research and policy organization committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights, great source of data on policies in the United States. Link infodata

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dataAuthors; American Politics
Janet Box-Steffensmeier
Ohio State University, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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 areas Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
New Nation Votes, A
Searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy.  Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Christopher Olds
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, see dataverse. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Carl Klarner
See datasets. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Princeton Gerrymandering Project
Research on the effects of gerrymandering in the U.S. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Jowei Chen
University of Michigan Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
Journal of Political Science
Published annually by the South Carolina Political Science Association Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Jamie Monogan
University of Georgia, see dataverse Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Digest of Educational Statistics
A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Stephen Pettigrew
Univ. of Pennsylvania, see data. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Jeff Harden
University of Notre Dame Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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 Puerto Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
California Redistricting Database
Responsible for collecting and processing data for California's decennial redistricting. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
Congress & the Presidency
Early View/Latest Articles
(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. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Matt A. Barreto
UCLA, see data archive. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
StateMaster.com
allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states based on different variables Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Earl Babbie Research Center
Supports research that addresses global concerns including human rights, social justice, peaceful solutions to social conflicts and environmental sustainability. Link infodata

dataBlogs; American Politics
Michigan Policy Wonk Blog
Publicizes research relevant to state policymakers Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
California Journal of Politics and Policy
Online journal of original scholarship, cutting edge research, and informed commentary regarding all aspects of national, state, and local government, electoral politics, and public policy formation and implementation Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
American Politics Research
Early View/Latest Articles
Academic journal or the dissemination of the latest theory, research and analyses in American political science. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Adjusted Interest Group Scores
From Tim Groseclose Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
US Presidential Elections Data
With some cool visualizations of the data. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
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. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Equality of Opportunity Project
Research on economic mobility, see data and replication code Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Frederick J. Boehmke
Univ. of Iowa, see methods & replication page. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
Brendan Nyhan
University of Michigan, replication datasets listed on web page. Link infodata

dataAuthors; American Politics
E. Scott Adler
Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
Religion Data Archives
A collection of surveys, polls, and other data submitted by researchers and made available online by the ARDA. Link infodata

dataPoli Sci Journals; American Politics
State Politics & Policy Quarterly
The official publication of the State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association Link infodata

dataData Collections; American Politics
President in Congress, The
Explores the impact of the president on legislators' voting and position taking, on their communications with constituents, on their legislative strategies, and ultimately, on the substance of legislation. Link infodata