Elections, Candidates, & Legislation

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Elections Schedules

  • National, States, Counties, and Municipal: Ballotpedia

Legislators, Upcoming Legislation, Progress, and Outcomes

Learn about Candidates and Issues

  • Ballotpedia connects people with politics by changing the way they access the information they need to be informed about federal, state, and local politics. Their content includes neutral, accurate, and verifiable information on government officials and the offices they hold, political issues and public policy, elections, candidates, and the influencers of politics.
  • VoteSmart is thousands of conservative and liberals working together, researching the backgrounds and records of thousands of candidates and elected officials.
  • ProCon.org helps build informed voters by presenting both sides of key issues in a non-partisan manner.

Federal Regulations (Explained in this short course)

Government Accountability 

  • The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. GAO examines how taxpayer dollars are spent and provides Congress and federal agencies with objective, reliable information to help the government save money and work more efficiently.

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