Collects reports submitted to agencies in every state by all candidates for statewide office, the legislature, and state Supreme Court; major political party committees; non-bond ballot measure committees, and lobbyists.
The Pew Center on the States operates and supports projects that assess how states are performing in key areas of public policy. This is an excellent site for state-specific data on a wide range of social, health and economic issues.
Serves the legislators and staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. Provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.
Combines detailed, state-by-state, district-by-district election results for the nation's 6,744 state legislative districts with a wide range of socioeconomic data for each district to present a comprehensive portrait of voting and demographic trends across the nation. Features data from 2000 through 2006, covering the most recent trends and updates to district lines and includes extensive state-by-state analyses and 290 maps of the district boundaries.
Part 1 contains thematic essays on the evolution of state constitutions, direct democracy, intra-state cooperation, and states as policy testing grounds. Part 2 consists of state profiles, including political history and political environment.