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ELECTIONS 2000: SELECTED WEB SITE LINKS

ELECTIONS 2000: SELECTED WEB SITE LINKS

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
http://www.thegreenpapers.com/

Politics1--links to all aspects of elections
http://www.politics1.com

Project Vote-Smart--comprehensive source for information on candidates and issues
http://www.vote-smart.org

University of Michigan Documents Center: Elections 2000 --possibly most complete source of links to all aspects of elections
http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/elec2000.html

Election Process

Elections: Grolier Encyclopedia Online
http://gi.grolier.com/presidents/ea/genconts.html#ELECTIONS

Presidential Elections in the United States, A Primer (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
http://www.fpc.gov/crspres.pdf

U.S. Elections 2000--U.S. Department of State publication
http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/elect00/

Electoral College

Electoral College--National Archives and Records Administrative--history, background, description, links from the official repository of Electoral College records
http://www.nara.gov/fedreg/elctcoll/index.html

The Green Papers: Electoral College by poll closing time:
http://thegreenpapers.com/Electors.html#Clos

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

Candidates

Politics1: Presidency 2000 - The Presidential Candidates
http://www.politics1.com/p2000.htm

Al Gore (Democratic Party)
http://www.algore2000.com/

George Bush (Republican Party
http://www.georgebush.com

Pat Buchanan (Reform Party)
http://www.gopatgo.org

Ralph Nader (Green Party)
http://www.votenader.org

Parties

Politics1: Parties--complete listing and description of political parties in the U.S.
http://politics1.com/parties.htm

The Democratic National Committee
http://www.democrats.org/

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
http://www.dccc.org/

Green Party
http://www.greens.org/gpusa

National Republican Congressional Committee
http://www.nrcc.org

Reform Party
http://reformparty.org

Republican National Committee
http://www.rnc.org/

Congressional Races

Green Papers: House Seats by State
http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G00/House.html

Green Papers: Senate Seats by State
http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G00/Senate.html

Washington Post On Politics--House Races
http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/politics/elections/2000/house/

Washington Post On Politics--Senate Races
http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/politics/elections/2000/senate/

Campaign Finance

Campaign Finance--Hoover Institution --history and analysis of campaign finance and reform proposals
http://www.campaignfinance.org

Center for Responsive Politics--non-partisan, non-profit research group specializing in research on the role money plays in American elections
http://www.opensecrets.org/home/index.htm

Common Cause's Soft Money Laundromat--searchable database of special interest soft money contributions
http://www.commoncause.org/laundromat/

Federal Election Commission --U.S. government agency with responsibility for monitoring campaign finance
http://www.fec.gov

Debates

Commission on Presidential Debates
http://www.debates.org/

Issues

Council on Foreign Relations--foreign policy issues and candidate foreign policy positions
http://www.foreignpolicy2000.org

Presidential Candidates on the Issues--details of major candidates' views on various issues
http://www.issues2000.org

Public Agenda Online
http://www.publicagenda.org

SelectSmart--queries user about their views on the issues and ranks the candidates on that basis--not exactly scientific, but fun
http://www.speakout.com/SelectSmart/

Polls and Predictions

Campaigns and Elections--Odds --political experts give their predictions
http://www.campaignline.com/odds/index.cfm

Gallup Poll--Election 2000--recent results of Gallup polls on the 2000 elections
http://www.gallup.com/election2000/default.htm

Polling Report--an independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion
http://www.pollingreport.com/

Voting

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

Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy: The Vanishing Voter
http://www.vanishingvoter.com

League of Women Voters
http://www.lwv.org

Media Sites

CNN/AllPolitics
http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/

C-SPAN: Campaign 2000
http://www.c-span.org/campaign2000/

Freedom Channel: Video on Demand: Campaign Spots/Ads
http://www.FreedomChannel.com/

New York Times: Campaigns
http://www.nytimes.com/library/politics/camp/

Washington Post On Politics
http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/politics/

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