Election Day Resources 2020
Election Day is November 3, and the UMass Amherst Libraries have you covered. Here are a few resources to help prepare for Tuesday:
UMass Amherst Votes - Election Information
Information about voting.
A website like Wikipedia but for government and politics. It provides information about the upcoming election, including a preview of what your ballot looks like.
The Election Protection Coalition
This coalition is the largest and oldest nonpartisan election protection organization that helps to ensure all voters have the opportunity to vote.
Fake News LibGuide
A collection of resources to assist readers and researchers in spotting fake news and fake news sources.
A website that also has information about legislative activities, and about House and Senate members.
Congressional Research Service Reports
Reports that summarize government actions on various issues.
A database that has policy papers from think tanks and research institutes.
The CQ Series (Databases):
- CQ Congress Collection
This collection has information on Congress members and their voting patterns.
- CQ Researcher
This collection has reports on current issues.
- CQ Elections
This collection includes narratives about issues and voter behavior.
- U.S. Political Stats
This collection is about United States political statistics.
The New York Times
As a UMass Amherst student, you can get a digital subscription to The New York Times for free through the UMass Amherst Libraries.