Election 2008 Resources

The following list of resources is adapted from a recent article by Lorena O’English in College & Research Library News. Her article highlights websites for information about the candidates, as well as websites with information about the political process itself.

Background and General Election Information

Federal Election Commission

The University of Michigan Documents Center: Elections 2008

U.S. Census Bureau: Voting and Registration

Political News

Campaign U

CQPolitics

Fact Checking

FactCheck

Politifact

Candidate Information

Map the Candidates

Project Vote Smart

Political Polling

American National Election Studies

Pew Research Center

Money in Politics

Follow the Money

Open Secrets

Source: O’English, Lorena. Election 2008 resources: Political information online, networked, and in the social world. College & Research Libraries News, v.69(1), January 2008.

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