Comprehensive collection of online resources for the study of the U.S. presidency and elections including papers, speeches (audio and video), Executive Orders (1826-current), Proclamations (1789-current), party platforms, debates. From UC Santa Barbara.
Mapping Early American Elections is an ongoing digital humanities project from the Ray Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University that aims to "offer a window into the formative era of American politics by producing interactive maps and visualizations of Congressional and state legislative elections from 1787 to 1825."
The United States Elections Project is an information source for the United States electoral system. The mission of the project is to provide timely and accurate election statistics, electoral laws, research reports, and other useful information regarding the United States electoral system.
Combining primary sources with expert commentary, this timely book probes critical moments in U.S. presidential elections in the last 20th- and early 21st-centuries, empowering readers to better understand and analyze the electoral process. * Primary sources such as speeches, advertisements, candidate platforms, press coverage, internal campaign documents, and more are presented side by side with accessibly written, expert commentary * A contextualizing introductory essay explains the logic behind the selection of documents and pinpoints narratives that can be traced through the collection * Novel stories about many behind-the-scenes events will engage reader interest * Photos, quotes, artwork, slogans, commercial stills, and other illustrative campaign media help bring history alive
Investigating Bush, and Obama campaigns and the first years of the subsequent presidential administrations, Claibourn builds a generalized theory of agenda accountability, showing how presidential action is constrained by campaign agendas.