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Election Research: Election Analysis
November 3 is Election Day! Research. Reflect. Vote.
Candidates & Issues
Polls, Public Opinion & Demographics
270 to Win
Focuses on the movement of the electoral votes, particularly the 270 votes needed to win the majority of the electoral votes (out of 538 total). This is an ad-heavy site!
The Cook Political Report (free version only)
Provides analysis and predictions of the likely outcome of elections.
Site founded by Nate Silver that focuses on data analysis and interpretation of what the numbers mean. Ad heavy!
Stanford-MIT Project on a Healthy Election
A joint project to bring together resources about this year's elections and COVID-19.
Money & Politics
Non-profit, non-partisan resources tracking campaign donations & lobbying in the US:
Campaign Finance Data (Federal Election Commission)
See how money is raised and spent in federal elections
Tracks the money in politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
This website is maintained by the non-partisan group Center for Responsive Politics.
Follows the connection between campaign donations and legislative votes.
Track how different legislators vote on particular bills, how these votes align with campaign contributions from interest groups & the interest groups' stances on the policies.
Tracks the lack of transparency regarding campaign donations and lobbying influence through investigational reporting and research.
National Institute on Money in State Politics
Organization tracks political donations in all 50 states, providing reports and graphics showing trends within, and across, states.
Wall Street Journal: Politics
News coverage on politics and U.S. elections.
National Public Radio: Elections
NPR coverage of the presidential campaign, including interviews with the public.
Slate.com: News & Politics Section
News articles and opinion pieces on aspects of the 2016 election and campaigns.
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