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Political Science

POLITICAL SCIENCE is here divided, for convenience of searching, into 5 distinct areas: International Relations, American Government, Elections/Political Behavior, Comparative Politics, and Political Philosophy

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Reference Books

A good place to start gathering information about ELECTIONS and POLITICAL BEHAVIOR

America Votes - Election Returns by State (27 vol.)   REF JK 1967.A8

Historic Documents on Presidential Elections 1787-1988   REF JK 1965.H56 1991

Encyclopedia of American Parties, Campaigns, and Elections   REF JK 9.B56 1999

CQ Almanac   REF JK 1.C66 (date)

Historical Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections 1788-2004   REF G 1201.P9 H5 2006

Historical Atlas of Pollitical Parties in the U.S. Congress 1789-1989   OVR REF 1201.F9 M26 1989

Web Resources / ELECTIONS & POLITICAL BEHAVIOR ( a sampler)

Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections   http://www.uselectionatlas.org/ 

Federal Elections Commission     http://www.fec.gov/

Alaska Division of Elections      http://ltgov.state.ak.us/elections/

American National Election Studies    http://www.electionstudies.org/

Project Vote Smart    http://www.votesmart.org/

American Political Science Association    http://www.apsanet.org/

Open Secrets.org    http://www.opensecrets.org/

ElectionLine.org    http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/initiatives_detail.aspx?initiativeID=34044

League of Women Voters - Making Democracy Work     http://www.lwv.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home

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