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Ballotpedia The digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Our goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government. We are firmly committed to neutrality in our content.

Brookings Institute: Policy 2020 aims to empower voters with fact-based, data-driven, non-partisan information to better understand the policy matters discussed by candidates running for office in 2020. 

Democrats.org Official party website

GOP.com Official party website

GovTrack.us publishes the status of federal legislation, information about your representative and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on legislation and congressional oversight & investigations. We’re one of the oldest government transparency websites in the world.

Pew Research Center A nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world.

USAFacts.org A not-for-profit, nonpartisan civic initiative providing the most comprehensive and understandable source of government data.

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