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Political Science Research: New Jersey

This guide focuses on resources that you can use when seeking information on topics relating to public policy, United States political affairs and to international affairs.

New Jersey Municipalities

The New Jersey Municipal Data Book. Montclair, N.J., New Jersey Associates, 1981- Annual
One page summaries [sample] of the population, government, finances, schools, and other characterisitics of each of New Jersey's towns and cities.
Dana Call Number: REF HD4606.N49N5. Most recent volume at Reference Desk.

New Jersey State League of Municipalities
"A voluntary association created to help communities do a better job of self-government through pooling information resources and brain power...More than 560 municipalities are members of the League."

The Newark Experience: Government and Politics
Bibliography of resources (books, articles, web sites) relating to the municipal government and political life of the city of Newark.

Database of citations to articles, books, book chapters, government documents, and other published materials relating to the political, social, and economic history of the city of Camden from 1945 to the present. Bulk of the database consists of the lead paragraphs of articles relating to Camden published in the Camden Courier-Post.

New Jersey Politics

Politics1: Online Guide to New Jersey Politics

New Jersey Legislature Home Page
Includes legislative bills with histories back to 1996; the New Jersey State Constitution; a searchable index to New Jersey Statutes; legislative reports; and transcripts of some public hearings

New Jersey Public Policy Research Institute
"The New Jersey Public Policy Research Institute, (NJPPRI) identifies, analyzes and disseminates information critical to informed public policy development in and for the African-American community in New Jersey and the region."


New Jersey Election Information and Results
Detailed information on candidates, primary and general election results, public questions, and vote counts by county and by congressional district back to 1998. Some primary and general election data back to 1920.

Summary Data on New Jersey Governmental Affairs Agents
Annual lobbying data. Agents, benefits by recipient and provider, expenditures by category, etc. One of the annual Campaign and Lobbying series produced by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.


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