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Social Science Data Resources: Politics

Sources for locating published statistics on topics broadly related to the social sciences, as well as numeric datasets for statistical analysis.

Elections - USA: Official returns

These sources compile election results as reported by each state. Official election results do not include sociodemographic information about voters (such as age, race, gender, etc.) - for that information, see "Exit polls, election studies, and more" below.

Elections - USA: Exit polls, election studies, and more

Exit polls provide variables that official election results do not, such as gender, race, education, income, age, religious affiliation, and opinions on particular issues. 

Elections - USA: Campaign finance

Elections - International

War, Military, Conflict

Other topics in politics and policy

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