Last Updated: Mar 3, 2013
The next major election scheduled is the November 6, 2012, General Election.
The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6th Presidential Primary Election is Oct. 22nd, meaning the voter registration form must be received at the County Registrar of Voters Office by 9pm on this date. Earlier registration is encouraged to ensure voters receive their sample ballots and materials in time for the election.
Elections are the benchmark of the democratic political process.
This site aims to collect election information from around the block to
around the world. This collection is a good starting place for any
research needs on elections in the US and beyond. It includes various
web and print resources in presidential, federal, state, local and
- CQ Voting and Elections Collection [UCSD Only]
United States election and voting data back to 1789. Covers the American voter, to major and minor political parties, actual races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships. Coverage dates vary by office. Election data can be downloaded.
- National Journal [UCSD Only]
offers a robust site to start your research topics on including The Almanac of American Politics, advertisements across the political spectrum, Campaign archives 1997 - present, and national poll tracking.
- CQ Weekly [UCSD Only]
Full text access to nonpartisan information on Capitol Hill back to 1983. Includes analysis of legislation, congressional votes and other hot topics.
- CQ Electronic Library [UCSD Only]
Includes CQ Weekly, CQ Almanac, CQ Congress Collection (including roll call vote data and interest group ratings), CQ Voting & Elections Collection (US elections data), and over 20 online reference works.