2016 Presidential Election Resources

 

Hillary Clinton's Official Website

Candidate positions, videos,  etc.

 

Hillary Clinton - Twitter 

 

Donald Trump's Official Website 

Candidate positions, videos,  etc.  

 

Donald Trump - Twitter
 
Gary Johnson's Official Website

Candidate positions, views, videos etc.

 

Gary Johnson's Twitter

Jill Stein's Official Website

Candidate positions, views, videos etc.

 

Jill Stein's Twitter

 

FactCheck.org

Nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U. S. politics.  We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U. S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.   

 

PolitiFact

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.  Simple to use site which pairs politician's statements with a "truth-o-meter" which uses a color coded system for indicating the factualness of the statement.  

 

CNN's 2016 Election Center

Top election news, candidate positions, upcoming debates

 

NBC Decision 2016

Articles, video, statistics, political cartoons

 

ABC Presidential Candidates & Election News

Articles, video, election news

 

Fox News Politics/Election Coverage

Candidate tracker, polls, candidate positions, articles

 

New York Times Election 2016

Daily updates, interactives, articles, videos, statistics

 

USA Today Elections 2016

Candidate information, top political stories, political ad tracker

 

Ballotpedia

The encyclopedia of American Politics

 

The Wall Street Journal Election 2016

The races, polls, maps, video, finances

 

2016 Campaign Corner (A NPR and PBS Collaborative)

In-depth coverage and analysis of the candidates and issues 

 

NPR Politics

Presidential race, House and Senate races, money and politics

 

Aljazeera US Elections 2016

U.S. election reporting with an global perspective

 

U.S. Electoral College (Official Site from Federal Register)

Current overview and historical examination of the electorial college. Also an electorial college calculator

 

Commission on Presidential Debates

Debate history, voter education, transcripts of previous debates

 

2016 Election Central Presidential Debates and More

News, videos, debates and polls

 

Library of Congress: Path to the Presidency - Presidential Debates (primary source documents)

The Lincoln/Douglas Debates as a primer for understanding today's debates. 

 

Library of Congress: Collection Connections - Election

Historical context and ideas for integrating individual digital collections of primary sources into instruction. (primary source documents)

 

Library of Congress: Elections the American Way 

How have elections changed over time?  What similarities can we see in elections yesteryear and today?  (primary source documents)

 

Library of Congress: Elections for Students 

A compilation of election resources for students from across the LoC website.  (primary source documents) 

 

Library of Congress: The Party System  

An historical overview of political parties in the United States

 

Gallup Polling Election 2016

Polling results on all aspects of the Presidential race

 

U.S. Election Statistics: A Resource Guide 

 From Library of Congress: list of online and print resources that contain U.S. election statistics for both federal and state elections

 

Politico

Coverage includes  U.S. Congress, lobbying, media and the Presidency

 

RealClearPolitics Election Central: 2016

Key political stories and analysis of the issues.

 

ProCon.org 2016 Presidential Election: The Candidates and Where They Stand

ProCon.org has researched the US presidential candidates and their views on 61 issues.  Read our simple, nonpartisan, pro-con presentations and decide for yourself.

 

The American Presidency Project

Established in 1999 as a collaboration between John T. Woolley and Gerhard Peters at the University of California.  Archives include 102,293 documents related to the study of the Presidency.