The following guide provides Web site links, a list of selected
books, and access to online periodical articles about this subject.
The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by
Rio Hondo College Librarians. The Librarians have specifically
selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo
Web Site Links
This site has official ballot initiative information for the
Office of the secretary of State. It links to the complete text and
pro and con positions of all current ballot propositions, and also
goes back to 1996. For historical information on California ballot
propositions back to 1944, go to
Find information on upcoming statewide ballot measures in
their Initiative Watch,
as well as links to sites of presidential, congressional,
legislative, and local candidates.
This is a nonpartisan election information guide
co-sponsored by the Center for Government Studies and the League of
Women Voters Education Fund. Enter your zip code to get information
on local candidates, positions, and issues, and ballot measures.
Access debate videos and primary information and results.
This is the DNC's Web site, with Campaign 2000
information and headlines and with links to the party platform,
events, jobs, and news.
This site monitors campaign contributions by individuals,
businesses and special interest groups for many state elections.
Data are compiled by the non partisan group, National Institute on
Money in State Politics, and is kept current.
This search engine keeps tabs on over 5,000 Web sites
covering politics and policy, with links to campaigns, issues,
parties and more that are very current.
A current resource of comprehensive links to all the
presidential, gubernatorial, U.S. Senate and Congressional
candidates and political parties. This is an award winning
nonpartisan site that includes a calendar of primaries and their
results, links to sites on state races, and much more. It also
provides links to the sites of many interest groups with contrasting
positions on issue such as taxes, gun control, and free speech.
This is the RNC's Web site, featuring Campaign 2000
and information on issues, individuals and the party history.
Nonpartisan election information offered by the League of Women
Voters. This excellent site allows individuals to find
election information for their specific location. Also
presents statewide issues and will be updated regularly
The following books can be located in the
Rio Hondo College Library.
California government and politics annual
Call number: Ref JK8701.C32 2002-03
Campaign and election reform : a reference handbook
Call number: Ref JK1976.U88 1997
Elections A to Z
Call number: Ref JK1976.M57 1999
Call number: Ref JK1976.V67 1996
Congressional elections : campaigning at home and in
Call number: JK1976.H47 2000
The essentials of American
government : continuity and change
Call number: JK274.O263 1998
Government by the people
Call number: JK274.G66 2002c
Money rules : financing elections in America
Call number: JK1991.G553 2000
Nominating presidents : an evaluation of voters and primaries
Call number: JK522.G44 1989
Securing democracy : why we have an electoral college
Call number: JK1976.S43 2001x
State and local government
Call number: JK2408.B683 2002
The unfinished republic : American
government in the twenty-first century
Call number: JK271.M55 1997
Call number: JK1976.V67 1996
Use the box below to search for additional resources in Rio Hondo
Researched and evaluated by:
K. Bourgaize, Librarian 2/2000
last update: E. Ball, Librarian 10/2003