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Access World News
Regional, national, and international newspapers, 1980's-present.
Selected newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
PDC: Public Disclosure Commission
Campaign finance and lobbyist expenditures for public officials and candidates.
Follow the Money
Campaign donor, lobbyist, and other information from government disclosure agencies for state and federal candidates and officeholders.
Elections reference tools
Digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections, including sub-national level information.
Prior voters pamphlets
From the WA Secretary of State
Project Vote Smart
Candidate biographies, issue positions, voting records, public Statements, ratings and funders
Searches for publicly posted information on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Tumblr, Reddit, Flickr, Dailymotion and Vimeo.
Tracks deleted tweets by public officials, including people currently in office and candidates for office.
Public opinion data from academic, commercial and media survey organizations.
Genealogical records including census, military, immigration, marriage, yearbooks, biographical dictionaries, birth records.
Create maps and tables of demographic, business, and marketing variables. (Formerly known as SimplyMap.)
Political Science and Public Policy Librarian