Boston Public Library
Politics and Political Parties
Electronic Resources


Political Information

  • Project Vote Smart "Through a citizens' toolkit of free services, programs and materials, this national non-partisan, non-profit effort researches, tracks and provides to the public independent factual information on over 13,000 candidates and elected officials."
  • Opensecrets.org -- The Center for Responsive Politics is a non-partisan, non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. that tracks money in politics.
  • Political Web - Tracks how candidates for House, Senate and Governor use/d the Web.
  • League of Women Voters of Massachusetts -- a non-partisan multi-issue information site.
  • Democracy Network -- source for tracking election results.
  • Massachusetts Polling Places -- enter street address to find your ward, precinct, and polling place. You can also find out who your representatives are.

Political Parties

The Library also provides reference over the telephone 617-536-5400, and electronically.

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