Library Subject Guide for U.S. Naval Academy Political Science class FP372: Political Parties, Campaigns, and Interest Groups. Completed by Katy Berube, UMD ischool graduate student for class assignment LBSC702.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2012
- The Cook Political Report
Political analyst Charlie Cook’s website with 2012 Federal and State election analysis
- Rasmussen Reports
Political analyst Scott Rasmussen’s website with 2012 election analysis
- Sabato's Chrystal Ball
University of Virginia's Larry J. Sabato's Center for Politics website providing detailed analysis for national elections
From this database's News Pages you can access daily the current editions of the top U.S. newspapers including The Wall Street journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and the LA Times.
- Print Newspapers
Don't forget you can visit the library and view print versions of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post during normal operating hours! The are located across from the reference desk for easy access.
The Economist's Interactive Guide to the 2012 Republican Primary Race. State by state analysis, Candidate profiles, and latest polls can be tracked here. For a larger view of the map you can link directly to the 2012 Interactive Map.
- Real Clear Politics
Chicago based website founded in 2000 providing political news and aggregated polling data
- CNN's Election Center
CNN online coverage of 2012 Presidential Race includes candidate profiles, overview of key campaign issues, a calendar of 2012 Republican Primary and Caucuses, and a schedule of upcoming election events including scheduled debates
- New York Times: Politics Pages
New York Times online politics information center with blog, caucus, candidate profiles, and issue coverage for 2012 Presidential election
- C-span's Road To The White House
2012 Candidate Profiles and access to 2012 C-span video coverage.
- Reuter's Election 2012
Candidate profile, election news, and fund raising at a glance.