- The American Presidency Project
maintains a site for all major party platforms from 1840
Democratic National Committee
- Democrats.org is the hip, Internet label for the
official site of the DNC. It offers daily news updates,
policy analysis, links, email updates and opportunities
to participate in the political process.
Democratic Governors' Association
- Founded in 1983, the Democratic Governors Association
(DGA) is an independent voluntary political organization
organized to support Democratic governors and candidates
across the nation.
- Republican sites
- GOP.com is the hip, Internet label for the official
site of the RNC.
Federation of Republican Assemblies
- "Our aim is to Reclaim the Republican Party for
Conservatives, Reform the Party back to it's Conservative
Values, and Restore Republican's faith in the GOP. We
don't need a third party. We need to return the
Republican Party to its pro-Constitution roots."
- Third parties
- "The Party of Principle" campaigns on "Minimum
Government, Maximum Freedom." Note the similarities
between its quiz, asking "Are you a Libertarian?" and the
IDEAlog quiz by Janda and Goldman that accompanies The
Challenge of Democracy at IDEAlog.org.
Read about the origins of IDEAlog on its home page to see
the connection between the two quizzes.
Reform Party Home Page
- The Reform Party grew out of Ross Perot's
presidential campaign in 1992. "When someone talks about
the Reform Party USA, they generally mean the Reform
Party National Committee. There are four levels of
national organization to the Reform Party." This site
describes the four levels.
Natural Law Party of the USA
- The national headquarters of the Natural Law Party
have closed effective on April 30, 2004.." This site
tells how to contact state Natural Law Party headquarters
and describes the close of the national offices.
- Green Party
- "The Green Party of the United States is a federation
of state Green Parties. Committed to ecology, social
justice grassroots democracy and non-violence, Greens are
renewing democracy in the United States through
community-based organizing without the support of
- "We declare the platform of the Constitution Party to
be predicated on the principles of The Declaration of
Independence, The Constitution of the United States and
The Bill of Rights. According to the original intent of
the Founding Fathers, these founding documents are the
foundation of our Liberty and the Supreme Law of the
Land. The sole purpose of government, as stated in the
Declaration of Independence, is to secure our unalienable
rights given us by our Creator. When Government grows
beyond this scope, it is usurpation, and liberty is
Green Papers: Monitoring U.S. Elections
- An extraordinarily useful nonpartisan source about
candidates running and votes cast in American primary and
general elections on a state-by-state basis.
- Ballot Access
- Painstakingly compiled by Richard Winger, BAN focuses
on state laws concerning how candidates and parties get
on the ballot. But BAN also publishes very useful tables
on candidates, parties, and votes in statewide and