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Political Science Web Links

General Resources on Politics
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CNN/ALL POLITICS -- All politics, all the time!
FEDERALIST PAPERS -- Read the Founding Fathers' views on federalism. This site also has a SEARCH index feature.
FIRST-GOV -- Has a wide variety of U.S. government sources and information about agencies and government topics.
GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS -- Wide variety of government documents at this digital library.
MOVE-ON: DEMOCRACY IN ACTION -- Getting ordinary people involved in politics.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES -- Images and analysis of the Constitution, and biographies of the Founding Fathers.
POLITICAL SCIENCE RESOURCES ON THE WEB -- University of Michigan's massive list of topics to choose from.
POLITICS1.COM -- A non-partisan information site loaded with U.S. political goodies.
USA STATISTICS IN BRIEF -- A summary of the findings of the 2000 Census including population statistics, demographics, employment, inflation and a host of other valuable information.
U.S. CONSTITUTION NET -- FAQs, topics, debate, and documents. A good on-line resource.
SUPREME COURT CASES -- Search a digital database by subject for important Supreme Court civil liberty cases.
ULTIMATE POLITICAL SCIENCE LINKS WEB PAGE -- Links to major associations, areas of studies, and resource links.

Political Science Organizations and Associations
AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY NETWORK
INTERNATIONAL ASSOC FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDENTS
MIDWEST POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
MINORITIES IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
PEACE AND CONFLICT
PEACE SCIENCE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL
SOUTHERN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
OTHER POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATIONS

Local College/University Political Science Programs
CSU MONTEREY
CSU SACRAMENTO
CSU SAN FRANCISCO
CSU SAN JOSE
MILLS COLLEGE
ST. MARY'S COLLEGE
SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
UC BERKELEY
UC DAVIS
UC SANTA CRUZ

U.S. Political Parties
DIRECTORY OF U.S. POLITICAL PARTIES
THE AMERICAN PARTY
AMERICAN INDEPENDENT PARTY
COMMUNIST PARTY, USA
CONSTITUTION PARTY
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE
LABOR PARTY (USA)
LIBERTARIAN PARTY
NATURAL LAW PARTY
PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY
REFORM PARTY
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE

General Information on California Politics
CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT HOME PAGE -- Demographics, transportation, stat info, and gateway to the state government.
ROUGH AND TUMBLE -- A current snapshot of California public policy and politics through news headlines.
CALIFORNIA JOURNAL -- The critical source on California politics and policy.
POLITICAL PULSE -- The newsletter of California politics, government, and transportation.
THE USUAL SUSPECTS -- San Francisco's political home page on elections, campaigns, and governance.
CALIFORNIA MORNING REPORT -- Info on news conferences, meetings, fundraisers, campaign notes,
appointments, lobbyist filings, etc.
PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA -- Non-partisan research of the issues facing the state.
CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY and CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE
OFFICIAL LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION -- Legislative Counsel's information on Assembly and Senate bills.
LEGISLATIVE ANALYSTS OFFICE -- Non-partisan analysis of state legislation, especially the budget.
CALIFORNIA BUDGET PROJECT -- Promotes budget policies favoring low and middle-income Californians.

California Campaigns and Elections
VOTER INFORMATION -- Includes info on elections, campaign finance, and other tidbits provided by the Secretary of State's office.
FAIR POLITICAL PRACTICES COMMISSION -- Watchdog and enforcer of campaign, lobbying, and conflict of interest laws.
CAL VOTER FOUNDATION -- Non-partisan org with election and campaign resources.

State Officials
GOVERNOR
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
ATTORNEY GENERAL
SECRETARY OF STATE
CONTROLLER
TREASURER
STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

International Political Science Information
U.S. State Department
BBC News Homepage
Country Studies
Elections and Electoral Systems Around the World
Elections around the World