November 17, 2014

New Reference Resource: State-Level Maps and Graphs on Voting From U.S. Census

From the U.S. Census Web Site: The Census Bureau today released a menu-driven, interactive Web page permitting users to access for any state a series of graphs showing percentages of adults who voted and registered in every congressional and presidential election between 1996 and 2010. In addition to graphs showing voting and registration trends over […]

Reference: White House Launches Ethics.gov

From a White House Blog Post: On Ethics.gov, the public will be able to find millions of White House Visitor records. You will be able to see agency reports of payments from non-Federal sources for travel to meetings and conferences. You’ll find records for entities registered with the Federal Election Commission. This includes federal political action […]

Reference: U.S. Census Releases Graphs on Historical Voting Trends

From a U.S. Census Bureau E-Mail: The Census Bureau has released 10 graphics that highlight national trends in voting by race, age, education, and other characteristics since 1964. Four graphics address presidential elections, four address congressional elections and two address all national elections. All are based on previously released tabulations from the November Voting and […]

Reference: New Database: See Who's Donating to Super PACs

The database is provided by California Watch and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Note: Database is National in Scope Direct to Database Data can be downloaded in CSV | XLS | JSON formats. Data Fields Recipient Donor Name Occupation Employer City State Amount Data See Also: Media moguls headline Calif. super PAC giving In all, […]

San Antonio, TX: New Online Database: Historical Election Results are Digitized

From the San Antonio Express-News: Ever wonder who ran for mayor of San Antonio in, say, 1931, or how many people voted in that three-way election? [Clip] Finding the answers to questions like those used to be an arduous task that began when someone would request from the city clerk specific information from a historical document. Then […]

Reference: Calendars: Key Dates in 2012 U.S. Presidential Race + Candidate Daybook

Here’s a new Factbox from Reuters listing some key dates for the 2012 presidential election in the U.S. Direct to Factbox: Key Dates in 2012 U.S. Presidential Race Politico is providing access to their daybook listing candidate schedules. Nice!