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U.S. Elections data
"Ballotpedia is an online encyclopedia coveringAmerican politics and elections. Our goal is to connect people to politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at the local, state, and federal level."
Guide to U. S. Elections
Also from CQ Press, this encyclopedic reference provides background on all levels of U.S. elections, including political parties, the electoral college, candidates, financing and more. Includes the historic 2008 election.
Historical Election Statistics
Since 1920, the Office of the Clerk from the House of Representatives has collected and published the official vote counts for federal elections from the official sources among the various states and territories.
The Living Room Candidate
Presidential campaign commercials since 1952 - a video resource from the Museum of the Moving Image
Princeton Election Commission
"...informed analysis of US national elections by members of the Princeton academic community."
Voting America: United States Politics 1840 - 2008
Voting America presents animated and interactive visualizations of American voting patterns over the last 168 years. This is a great example of digital scholarship.
Minnesota and other state government and elections data