A non-partisan resource for trends in American public opinion, contains links to many public-opinion polls conducted by the nationally prominent Quinnipiac University Polling Institute and other American media outlets.
To serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists, the ANES produces high quality data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation.
A trusted source for federal statistical information since 1997. FedStats supports a community of practice for over 100 agencies engaged in the production and dissemination of official federal statistics, and provides the public with a showcase of information, tools and news related to official federal statistics.
The Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA) is a repository of detailed election results at the constituency level for lower house legislative elections from around the world. Our motivation is to preserve and consolidate these valuable data in one comprehensive and reliable resource that is ready for analysis and publicly available at no cost. This public good is expected to be of use to a range of audiences for research, education, and policy-making.
The Global Elections Database (formerly known as the Constituency-Level Elections Dataset, 2007) provides information on the results of both national and subnational elections around the world.The data are based on countries' official election results and have been amassed from various government institutions.
Coding authority characteristics of states in the world system for purposes of comparative, quantitative analysis. The "Polity Score" captures this regime authority spectrum on a 21-pont scale ranging from -10 (hereditary monarchy) to +10 (consolidated democracy). The Center for Systemic Peace is a registered not-for-profit corporation since June 2010.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. They publish an annual "Freedom in the World" report that assesses the state of freedom in various countries.
Worldwide public opinion survey on corruption. With more than 100 national chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Transparency International works with partners in government, business and civil society to put effective measures in place to tackle corruption.
Aggregate and individual governance indicators for 213 economies over the period 1996-2009, for six dimensions of governance: Voice and Accountability; Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism; Government Effectiveness; Regulatory Quality; Rule of Law; Control of Corruption.