May 21, 2022

Election 2018-Ready Reference Shelf: Guides, Directories, and Fast Facts

A selection of direct links to election information from credible/authoritative sources.


MIT Election Data + Science Lab


(via National Governors Association)

2018 Gubernatorial Elections: Interactive Map & Quick Facts


(via U.S. Conference of Mayors)

Mayoral Elections


(via Election Assistance Commission)

Election Day Contact Information
Registration Lookup, Polling Place Locators, SOS Offices, and More)

(via U.S. Vote Foundation)

Election Official Directory & State Voting Requirements & Information (by State/by County)


State Election Offices/Websites (Directory)

(via National Conference of State Legislators)

2018 Legislative Races by State and Legislative Chamber

(via National Association of Secretaries of State)


Recent Activities of the Voting Section (via USDOJ)

Security/Critical Infrastructure

Cyber Incident Response Best Practices (via U.S. Election Assistance Commission)

DHS Cybersecurity Services Catalog for Election Infrastructures
28 pages; PDF.

Elections – Critical Infrastructure (via Election Assistance Commission)

Incident Handling Overview For Election Officials (via DHS)
8 pages; PDF.

The State and Local Election Cybersecurity Playbook (via Belfer Center/Harvard)
72 pages; PDF. ||| HTML Version

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.