United States Elections
American National Election Studies (ANES)
Ongoing studies of the American electorate. ANES provides data and statistics on voting, public opinion, and political participation in the U.S. from 1948 to the present.
CQ Politics organizes up-to-date information on Congressional elections and forecasts for 2008, along with election news.
Elections and Voting (Vanderbilt University Library)
Vanderbilt has created a gateway to an abundance of U.S. election and voting statistics including campaign finance and Political Money Lines.
U.S. Census Bureau
The Bureau has compiled reported voting and registration statistics for the U.S. This collection includes detailed information from recent surveys and historical trends in selected areas that date back as far as 1965. An example of these areas include: population of voting age and voter participation statistics.
U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Clerk
The Office of the Clerk has collected vote counts for federal elections from official sources that cover various states and territories. These digital documents date back as far as 1920.
This website provides an interactive map from which interested users can track which candidate will reach the necessary 270 electoral votes. The interactive map can be set to date back as far as 1789!
International IDEA Voter Turnout Website
Comprehensive global collection of political participation statistics presented country by country, (click on the maps) using both the number of registered voters and voting age population as indicators.
Multinational Elections (University of Michigan)
Use this page, created and updated by the University of Michigan government documents division, to find multinational election statistics.
Northwestern has compiled a gateway that provides links to International Election statistics. This resource can be used to obtain the results of elections held in countries other than the U.S
Public Opinion Polls
…look at our Public Opinion page for the NPS library’s collection of public opinion resources.