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Intro to Comparative Politics: Issues, Elections, and Opinions

Think Tanks

Think Tank Search
Think Tank directory from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


Psephos: Adam Carr's Election Archive
"The largest, most comprehensive and most up-to-date archive of electoral information in the world, with election statistics from 182 countries."
Election Resources on the Internet
In addition to national and local election statistics, for each country has an introduction to the general aspects of the electoral system and to the political parties.
Voter Turnout
"The International IDEA Voter Turnout Website contains the most comprehensive global collection of voter turnout statistics available. "

Public Opinion: Polling Data

World Public Opinion.Org
" seeks to reveal the values and views of publics in specific nations around the world as well as global patterns of world public opinion."
Global Corruption Barometer
Country and regional surveys on perceived corruption.
Eurobarometer Surveys
Public opinion polls of the member states of the European Commission.
Polling the Nations
"A compilation of the full-text of the questions and responses from over 14,000 national, state and local surveys conducted since 1986 by some 700 polling organizations in the United States and eighty other countries." Restricted Access
A compilation of over 500,000 questions from public opinion polls from 1935 to the present. Limited to polls of the U.S. population at the national level. Restricted Access
ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior
"The Guide provides immediate access to tables and graphs that display the ebb and flow of public opinion, electoral behavior, and choice in American politics over time."

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