Featured Resource: Statistical Abstract
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Published since 1878, this is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the US. [Print versions are available in the Library Reference Room (Call # HA202 .U5). Earlier editions are available on the Census website.]
Featured Resource: Global Newsstream
Current and archival news content from newspapers like the Wall Street Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Newsstream also includes access to newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites.
Find voter eligibility requirements. Learn how to register to vote and how to check or update your registration. Also learn about how elections work. Find your local state and national legislators.
American Democracy Project
The ADP is a multi-campus initiative focused on public higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy.
Can I Vote?
A nonpartisan site created by state election officials to help eligible voters figure out how and where to vote.
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement
CIRCLE focuses on young people in the United States, especially those who are marginalized or disadvantaged in political life.
League of Women Voters Making democracy work.
A citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives.
Overseas Vote Foundation
Detailed information and easy-to-use tools for registering to vote and receiving an absentee ballot overseas.
Rock the Vote :Understanding Your Voting Rights
Non-profit, non-partisan Rock the Vote engages us in the political process by incorporating the entertainment community and youth culture into its activities. Understanding Your Voting Rights is set up to help citizens overcome barriers that keep them from voting.
USA Voting Guide
Learn all about the voting process in the Unites States. From registering to vote to how elections actually happen, this website (created by the US Government instructs current residents, as well as new residents on how the process actually works.
Government & Political Science