ND Votes Resources

National Voter Registration Resources

Overseas Vote Foundation 

Provides information to voters living outside the United States on how to register to vote and request and receive an absentee ballot while abroad.

Campus Vote Project 

Campus Vote Project helps colleges and universities institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

United States Election Assistance Commission 

An independent, bipartisan commission established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).




Crowdpac calculates objective scores for political candidates showing their overall political position and position on specific issues.


An online encyclopedia of American politics and elections.


The official website of the Democratic National Committee.

2016 Election Central 

A site dedicated solely to covering the Presidential Election cycle and collecting complete debate videos.


FactCheck monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.

Federal Election Commission 

Created by Congress in 1975 to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA). The duties of the FEC are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.


The official website of the Republican National Committee.


GovTrack helps citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives’ legislative record.

League of Women Voters 

The League of Women Voters encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

National Institute on Money in State Politics 

National Institute on Money in State Politics compiles comprehensive campaign-donor, lobbyist, and other information from government disclosure agencies nationwide.

On the Issues 

On the Issues provides non-partisan information for voters in the Presidential election and features a 2016 Presidential VoteMatch Quiz.


Political news about campaigns, Congress, lobbyists and issues.


PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics.

Sunlight Foundation 

The Sunlight Foundation works to make government transparent and accountable through data, tools, policy and journalism.

Open Congress 

Search for a lawmaker’s name, issue area or bill number to discover who represents you, find relevant legislation, and learn how to take action.

Open States 

Find your legislators, see how they vote, and browse bills, committees, and events.

Open Secrets          

A comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) 

Guidelines designed to help parishes promote civic responsibility by offering non-partisan voter education rooted in the values of the Scriptures and Catholic teaching.

Vote Smart 

Vote Smart provides in-depth information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting.

Vote Easy 

A tool developed by Project Vote Smart for the 2016 Presidential Elections to discover which candidate's views are most closely aligned with your own.

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Lecture by Willam Galston
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