Voting & Elections
Government Documents Round Table (GODORT)
Documents Round Table Federal Documents Task Force has completed a list
of useful voting and election information. The site offers links and
updated election 2000 information covering candidates' home pages to
the newest policy sites. There are links to a variety of organizations
such as the Democracy Network: A Project of the League of Women Voters
Education Fund and the Center for Government Studies and the Common
Cause. Of special interest is an Election Statistics link to the Clerk
of the House which includes official vote counts for 1920 to date for
federal elections from the official sources of the states and territories.
Finance Information Center (CFIC)
provides an excellent resource for obtaining information on campaign
finance and for tracking campaign finance stories. Access a map of the
U.S. to see campaign finance data available from each state. A search
engine allows users to track the political cash flow across several
states in federal and state elections. The information provided includes
who is contributing to which candidate as well as how each candidate
spends the donations. In some cases, it includes money flow to and from
political action committees (PACs), candidate committees and party committees.
National Committee (DNC)
web site for the Democratic Party provides a "Newsroom" link to candidate
news, press releases, newsletters and special bulletins. The "DNC Action
Center" provides access to state Democratic Party web sites, Democratic
elected officials, campaigns, and previous election results. The "Voter
Outreach" link lists ethnic and social groups targeted for inclusion
in the Democratic community to increase political participation among
all segments of the Democratic community. The "Party Headquarters" link
provides information regarding the DNC leadership, history, and resources.
National Committee (RNC)
site for the Republican Party includes the "Newsroom" which covers the
latest news and press releases, talking points, and commentary on Democratic
candidates. The "GOP Interactive" link provides access to the different
forms of GOP media: television; radio; video, photo; and audio libraries.
"Key Issues" include reports and position papers on social security,
education, taxes, the environment, and defense and national security;
and the "GOP Directory" comprises a collection of databases, which allows
the user to search for federal and state elected officials and GOP candidates.