Last Updated: Aug 29, 2014
Try using these listed resources to find background information on legislation, elected officials, and more.
- CQ Press Library
Contains links to all subscribed electronic Congressional Quarterly Press content including CQ Almanac; CQ Researcher Plus Archive; CQ Weekly; Political Handbook of the World; Politics in America; State Stats; and Supreme Court Yearbook as well as eBook versions of select CQ Press titles
- ProQuest Congressional
Broad database of US Congressional publications including Bills & Laws, Congressional Record Daily and Bound Editions, CRS Reports, Committee Prints, Hearings (Published & Unpublished), House & Senate Reports and Documents and other US Serial Set materials. Also includes congressional members and committees records and demographics, regulatory action and political news search capability.
- ProQuest Legislative Insight
Federal legislative history database that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full-text publications relevant to enacted United States public laws.
Official website for U.S. federal legislative information presented by the Library of Congress (successor to THOMAS)
- U.S. Census Bureau - Voting and Registration
Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of Congressional and Presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS).
- Federal Elections Commission
Official website of the Presidential commission charged with administering and enforcing federal elections law.
- Election Statistics
Official vote counts for federal elections dating back to 1920 as published by the Clerk of the House from official sources.
- U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Easily accessible tables containing national and state level data related to population and business characteristics and geography