Vote Smart - Facts Matter - Nonpartisan citizens' organization provides candidate's voting records, campaign finances, performance evaluations by more than 200 liberal and conservative special interest organizations, biographical backgrounds, issue positions and public comments. View the website or contact student researchers on their hotline (1-888-VOTE SMART).
Factcheck.org - This excellent non-partisan website provides analysis of campaign ads and issues and reviews the accuracy of political ads and allegations.
PollingReport.com - An independent, non-partisan resource on trends in American public opinion, featuring news topics and candidates.
Vote NY Voter Education portal - The State Board of Elections was established in the Executive Department June 1, 1974 as a bipartisan agency vested with the responsibility for administration and enforcement of all laws relating to elections in New York State. The Board is also responsible for regulating disclosure and limitations of a Fair Campaign Code intended to govern campaign practices. In conducting these wide-ranging responsibilities, the Board offers assistance to local election boards and investigates complaints of possible statutory violations. In addition to the regulatory and enforcement responsibilities the board is charged with the preservation of citizen confidence in the democratic process and enhancement in voter participation in elections.
Federal Election Commission - Official site of the government agency that regulates campaign finance.
Center for Responsive Politics - Nonpartisan site on money in U.S. elections.
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Guide for Students Who Are Voting for the First Time Navigating the Election Process for Students & First Time Voters A Beginners Guide to Election Rights, Rules and Regulations