Selected Web Sites: Election 2008
University of Michican Documents Center, Election 2008
- Extensive, annotated listing of websites related to the 2008 U.S.
national election. Covers presidential and congressional candidates,
debates, campaign finance, media coverage, advertising, policy issues
(such as energy, gay marriage, and terrorism), elections and voting,
and much more. Maintained by political science librarian Grace York
and interns at the University of Michigan Library.
- Pew Research
Center Publications on Election '08
- Compilation of backgrounders, analysis, and other publications
related to the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Some of the topics
include debates, political endorsements, presidential primaries, religion,
specific candidates, news coverage, and candidate websites. From the
Pew Research Center
- Religion and Politics
- Public opinion, analysis, and other documents concerning religion
in the 2008 U.S. presidential elections. Some of the issues discussed
include candidate preferences of various religious groups, evolution,
abortion, and social-issue voters. Provides profiles of candidates,
and candidate view comparisons for issues such as church and state,
faith-based initiatives, and stem cell research. From the Pew Forum
on Religion and Public Life.
- Project Vote-Smart provides reputable Information on candidates
and elected officials including voting records and campaign finances.
- FactCheck.org: Holding Politicians
- From the Annenberg foundation. The mission of this site is to be
"a nonpartisan, nonprofit, consumer advocate for voters.."
They monitor the factual accuracy of TV ads, debates, speeches and
interviews. You may also submit questions.