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Digital Scholarship Lab, University of Richmond
Interactive visualizations of how Americans voted in presidential elections from 1840-2008 down to the county level.
Historical Election Information
The Living Room Candidate
Archive of presidential campaign commercials from 1952 - 2008 provided by the Museum of the Moving Image.
Commission on Presidential Debates: Debate History
The non-profit, non-partisan arbitrating body that coordinates the presidential debate process provides information, transcripts, and video about presidential debates from many past elections.
Voting & Registration (U.S. Census Bureau)
Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected during Presidential election years by the Current Population Survey (CPS).
Election & Democracy Statistics