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Rock the Vote - New Jersey
Ballot Measures Database
From the National Conference of State Legislatures, the site provides information on state initiatives, referenda, and other measures as they appeared on public ballots. Data ranges from 1902 to the present.
"An online encyclopedia about American politics and elections," including information on recent and upcoming elections at all levels of government. Published on a wiki platform and sponsored by the Lucy Burns Institute.
Campaign Finance (National Conference of State Legislatures)
Includes a variety of resources that provide information on the money behind election campaigns.
Campaign Finance Database
From the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
Center on the American Governor
The Center on the American Governor, an initiative of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, seeks to promote research and discussion on the role of the governor in the United States. The Center is building an extensive virtual archive on topics and issues relating to the office of the governor across the country, as well as the administrations of selected governors in New Jersey and other states.
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets [Rutgers Restricted]
Provides fast and easy access to data from more than 70 organizational sources, with over 35 billion data points from 4.9 billion datasets available. Coverage includes US Federal, US State, International, and Nonprofit organizational sources.
Elections & Campaigns (National Conference of State Legislatures)
Information on campaign finance, initiatives and referendums, election admnistration, and other election issues.
Elections Division (NJ State Department)
Includes election results and voter counts beginning with 1998, voter resources, candidate resources, and other information.
Follow the Money - National Institute on Money in State Politics
Includes a free database of information on campaign contributions in state politics.
New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government
Lists election dates, voting information, information on communicating with elected officials, and information on federal, state, county, and municipal government. From the League of Women Voters of New Jersey.
A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns, 1787-1825
Although not complete, the site includes data for "all offices from the Federal to the local levels including Presidential elections, Town clerk elections and everything in between." When "complete it will include all 25 states and territories that existed at the time."
OpenSecrets - New Jersey
The Center for Responsive Politics tracks the money behind the candidates in all current Presidential, Congressional, and local elections. Provides information including the total amount raised, top contributors, a searchable database, and more. This site is the New Jersey specific page, but data is available for all states and territories.
Includes directories of candidates for Governor and other state positions, as well for the U.S. Congress. Information on political parties, an election calendar, and other resources are also provided.
Project Vote Smart
Information on current elections and elected officials for Federal and State governments. Includes biographies, campaign finance figures, voting records, etc.
U.S. Election Data
Information on access to data files from Dave Leip, producer of the Atlas of US Elections. Includes data on both state and Federal elections.