Data & Statistics for Journalists: Politics


New York State Statistical Yearbook
Voter registrations, political party enrollment, & votes cast in presidential election by county (borough).

CQ Press: Political Reference 
Info on congress, voting & elections, and other political information. Federal level.

NYC City Council

Research Guides for Government Documents @ Columbia

Federal Election Commission
The FEC administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), which governs the financing of federal elections.  Campaign finance information is available, through the Disclosure Data Search, searchable by individual contributors, committee contributors/recipients, and candidate name.

NYS Board of Elections

NYC Campaign Finance Board

Follow the Money 
Database of campaign money on state-level elections and public policy. 

Campaign Finance Guide (Columbia Libraries)

NYC Independent Budget Office