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Research Center
U.S. Embassy, Wellington, New Zealand
U.S. Department of State, October, 2000

Mega Sites

Green Papers--facts, figures, tidbits and commentary on the U.S. election campaigns

Politics1--links to all aspects of elections

Project Vote-Smart--comprehensive source for information on candidates and issues

University of Michigan Documents Center: Elections 2000 --possibly most complete source of links to all aspects of elections

Election Process

Elections: Grolier Encyclopedia Online

Presidential Elections in the United States, A Primer (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

U.S. Elections 2000--U.S. Department of State publication

Electoral College

Electoral College--National Archives and Records Administrative--history, background, description, links from the official repository of Electoral College records

The Green Papers: Electoral College by poll closing time:

U.S. Election Atlas: Maps, graphical and tabular depiction of U.S. election results and electoral college votes back to 1824


Politics1: Presidency 2000 - The Presidential Candidates

Al Gore (Democratic Party)

George Bush (Republican Party

Pat Buchanan (Reform Party)

Ralph Nader (Green Party)


Politics1: Parties--complete listing and description of political parties in the U.S.

The Democratic National Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Green Party

National Republican Congressional Committee

Reform Party

Republican National Committee

Congressional Races

Green Papers: House Seats by State

Green Papers: Senate Seats by State

Washington Post On Politics--House Races

Washington Post On Politics--Senate Races

Campaign Finance

Campaign Finance--Hoover Institution --history and analysis of campaign finance and reform proposals

Center for Responsive Politics--non-partisan, non-profit research group specializing in research on the role money plays in American elections

Common Cause's Soft Money Laundromat--searchable database of special interest soft money contributions

Federal Election Commission --U.S. government agency with responsibility for monitoring campaign finance


Commission on Presidential Debates


Council on Foreign Relations--foreign policy issues and candidate foreign policy positions

Presidential Candidates on the Issues--details of major candidates' views on various issues

Public Agenda Online

SelectSmart--queries user about their views on the issues and ranks the candidates on that basis--not exactly scientific, but fun

Polls and Predictions

Campaigns and Elections--Odds --political experts give their predictions

Gallup Poll--Election 2000--recent results of Gallup polls on the 2000 elections

Polling Report--an independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion


Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections

Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy: The Vanishing Voter

League of Women Voters

Media Sites


C-SPAN: Campaign 2000

Freedom Channel: Video on Demand: Campaign Spots/Ads

New York Times: Campaigns

Washington Post On Politics

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