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dataWeb Site Soundtrack
General Fuzz Tunes
From his web sitedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Adjusted Interest Group Scores
From Tim Groseclosedata

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataPolitical Science 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, constitudata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Biographical Directory of Members of Congress
Needs descriptiondata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Charles Stewart's Congressional Data Page
Great resource on Congressional Committeesdata

dataPolitical Science 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.data

dataStatistical Data 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)data

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

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
David Darmofal
Univ. of South Carolina, see dataverse.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
E. Scott Adler
Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder.data

dataPolitical Science Journals; American Politics
Forum
Professionally informed commentary on issues affecting contemporary American politics.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Janet Box-Steffensmeier
Ohio State University, see dataverse.data

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Journal of Political Science
Published annually by the South Carolina Political Science Associationdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Kristin Kanthak
University of Pittsburgh, see replication data page.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Matt A. Barreto
UCLA, see data archive.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSL research and special features contain a wealth of informatiom about state legislaturesdata

dataStatistical Data 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 Puertodata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Political Institutions and Public Choice Program Data
Focused on the House of Representativesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Princeton Gerrymandering Project
Research on the effects of gerrymandering in the U.S.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Robert R. Preuhs
Metropolitan State University of Denver, see replication datasets.data

dataJournal Replication Data; American Politics
State Politics & Policy Quarterly Dataverse
Growing collection of replication datasets, as early as 2013.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Steven Ansolabehere
Harvard University, see dataverse.data

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

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Agency Data
An Archive of Administrative Agency Data from Tony Bertelli and Christian Grosedata

dataPolitical Science 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.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Anthony Fowler
Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, see research page for links to replication datasets.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth Collegedata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Christopher Olds
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, see dataverse.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Congress Roll Call Vote Indexes (101-112)
Basic tables on votes in House and Senatedata

dataStatistical Data 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 statesdata

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
David Mayhew
Yale University, see books with datasets.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Equality of Opportunity Project
Research on economic mobility, see data and replication codedata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Frederick J. Boehmke
Univ. of Iowa, see methods & replication page.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Jeff Lewis
Data on Congressional roll calls, California General Assemblydata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Jowei Chen
University of Michigandata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Legislative Effectiveness Project (LEP)
precise research methodology to calculate a Legislative Effectiveness Score for each member of the House of Representativesdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Matthew Levendusky
University of Pennsylvania, see dataverse.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
New Nation Votes, A
Searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy. data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Peter Enns
Cornell University, see research.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Presidency Research
Data and links compiled by George Edwards and Ohbet Cheondata

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

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
StateMaster.com
allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states based on different variablesdata

dataPolitical Science 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.data

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

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

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dataStatistical Data 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 areasdata

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Barry C. Edwards
University of Central Florida, more about me.data

dataStatistical Data 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 staffdata

dataPolitical Science 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.data

dataStatistical Data 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 sponsordata

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Digest of Educational Statistics
A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Executive Order Data
From the National Archives Federal Registerdata

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Josh Clinton's Replication Data
Politics in the U.S. Congress, campaigns and electionsdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Justin Kirkland
University of Houston, see dataverse.data

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Marc Meredith
University of Pennsylvaniadata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Maxwell Palmer
Boston University Department of Political Sciencedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research
publishes among other things, legislator and lobbyist effectiveness rankingsdata

dataStatistical Data 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.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Presidential Research Group Data Sites
Includes the Database of Historical Congressional Statisticsdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Richard C. Fording
Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabamadata

dataPolitical Science Journals; American Politics
State Politics & Policy Quarterly
The official publication of the State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Associationdata

dataAuthor Replication Data; American Politics
Stephen Pettigrew
Univ. of Pennsylvania, see data.data

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

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Vetoes by U.S. Presidents, 1789-present
From the U.S. Senate librarydata