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Political Science Library Guide

Research Tools for Political Science


Below are key data and statistics resources for Political Science.

For more resources, see Statistics & Data for the Social Sciences: A Guide.

Data Mapping

Political Science Data Sets

U.S. Polling Data

U.S. Census Data

"The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct." (U.S. Const. art. I, § 2)

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International Polling Data

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