Guide to general Information about elections and voting. Page 2 is a guide to the 2012 General Election.
ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains a large data archive of data in the social sciences. Files include data sets and research on voting and elections. UCD is a member of ICPSR through the Social Sciences Data Service.
- Voting and Registration from Census
- American National Election Studies (ANES)
ANES has data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation.
- Social Science Data Service
- United States Election Project
Election statistics, electoral laws, research reports, and other useful information regarding the United States electoral system from George Mason University.
- Harvard Election Data Archive
This archive contains data on election results, voting behavior, and electoral politics, with particular focus on the United States. The core data for the archive are state, county and district level election returns for all recent state and federal elections in the United States.
- America Votes [print only]
Biannual editions have official, state-certified election returns by county and by district for the House, Senate, and gubernatorial elections. Covers 1956 to 2008 (2010 expected).
H/SS/GIS Reference JK1967 A5
- America Votes, 30th ed.
2012 vote. (2012 is the only volume online).
- Census Voting and Registration Data
nformation on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of Congressional and Presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS).
- CNN Election Center
2010 election results and maps.
- Exit Polls: Surveying the American Electorate, 1972-2010
The results of the exit polls are presented. Tables report the proportion of respondents selecting each response option available to them; graphs permit visual inspection of trends in each question over time; written interpretations guide readers through the intricacies of the tables and graphs.
The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a nonpartisan, and nonprofit organization that seeks to monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by political players in ads, debates and news releases.
- Guide to U.S. Elections
CQ Press reference work on elections in the U.S.
- House of Representatives Election Statistics
1920 to present, state level data.
- Presidential Elections 1789 - 2008
Printable maps from the National Atlas of the United States.
- Project Vote Smart
Tracks voter registration, ballot measures, issues, etc.
- U.S. Presidential Elections Atlas
- Voter Turnout in the United States 1788-2009
Lists and data about voting in presidency, house, senate and governor elections. CQ Online reference.
- Voting American - United States Politics, 1840-2008