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List of Online Political Science Data Collections
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dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Electoral Systems and the Personal Vote
Colorado State University - Pueblodata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Religion Data Archives
A collection of surveys, polls, and other data submitted by researchers and made available online by the ARDA.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Data on Governance
From Peace Research Institute Oslo.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Pew Research Center Datasets
Track key national, political, economic and demographic trends over timedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
American Presidency Project
Established in 1999 at the University of California, Santa Barbara, archives contain 103,280 documents related to the study of the Presidency.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Maddison Project Database
Estimates of economic growth in the world economic between AD 1 and 2010data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Cosponsorship Network Data
This page contains links to data on Cosponsorships in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives for the 93rd to 108th Congresses.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
World Bank Open Data
Free and open access to global development datadata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Uppsala Conflict Data Program
The world’s main provider of data on organized violence and the oldest ongoing data collection project for civil war, with a history of almost 40 years, see downloads pagedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Comparative Agendas Project
The Comparative Agendas Project collects and organizes data from archived sources to track policy outcomes across countries. See dataset codebooks.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
Kaggle Datasets Collection
Very large collection of datasets on varied topics, used for data science and machine learning.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
American Ideology Project
Offers a measure of the political liberalism-conservatism of states, congressional districts, cities, state senate and assembly districts, and partisans within these areasdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Chapel Hill Expert Survey
Estimate party positioning on European integration, ideology and policy issues for national parties in a variety of European countries.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Open States by the Sunlight Foundation
Open States is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state's capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puertodata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Institutional Quality Dataset
From Aljaz Kuncic, covers 1990 - 2010data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
High Courts Judicial Database
The High Courts Judicial Database (HCJD) provides coded information on the content of universes or random samples of the decisions produced by eleven of the top courts of the world.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
MacroDataGuide
International social science resource, it informs not only on which data are out there and where they can be found, it also provides a qualitative assessement of these resourcesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Authoritarian Regimes Dataset
A comprehensive dataset on authoritarian regimes in the world between 1972-2014.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Global Elections Database
Information on the results of both national and subnational elections around the world.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Brookings Institution Vital Statistics on Congress
Useful data on America’s first branch of government, including data on the composition of its membership, its formal procedure, informal norms, party structure, and staffdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Global Parliamentary Report
Data on the structure, members, budget, staff, committees and sitting days of the world's parliaments.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
ERDDA.se Comparative Data Projects
Several projects from professor Torbjörn Bergman at Södertörn University, Stockholm.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
GROWup - Geographical Research On War, Unified Platform
offers a visualization of settlement patterns of politically active ethnic groups around the world from 1946-2013data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project
Data and analysis source on political violence and protest in the developing world. See data page.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Groningen Growth and Development Centre (GGDC)
Platform for research on economic growth and development, comprehensive databases on indicators of growth and development that the Centre compiles and maintains on a regular basis.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
The 'Most Important Problem' Dataset
Updated through June 2015, from Laron K. Williamsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Supreme Court Database
the definitive source, contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided between 1946 and 2012.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Peace Accords Matrix Implementation
Tracks the implementation of 51 different types of provisions.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
World Inequality Database
Aims to provide open and convenient access to the most extensive available database on the historical evolution of the world distribution of income and wealthdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
World Bank's Data Catalog
The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Transitional Justice Research Collaborative
data on three primary transitional justice mechanisms—human rights prosecutions, truth commissions, and amnesties—for 109 democratic transitions in 86 countries around the world, from 1970-2012.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe
Multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of more than 120,000 individuals aged 50 or older.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Macrohistory Lann Bonn
An active research hub in international macroeconomic and financial history, features Jorda-Schularick-Taylor Macrohistory Database.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Worldwide Governance Indicators
From the World Bank.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Democracy Barometer
A new instrument to measure the quality of established democracies.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
David Lublin's Data for Download
Includes data on 2000 elections, district data, candidate quality, southern politicsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Fragile States Index
From the Fund for Peacedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Presidential Research Group Data Sites
Includes the Database of Historical Congressional Statisticsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Comparative Welfare Entitlements Dataset
Contains information about the structure and generosity of social insurance benefits in 33 countries around the world.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
American National Election Studies
ANES produces high quality data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation; see Data Center for downloadsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Congressional Bills Project
information about more than 400,000 bills introduced in the U.S. Congress, currently 1947-2008, along with extensive information about each bill's progress and sponsordata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Manifesto Project Database
provides the scientific community with parties' policy positions derived from a content analysis of parties' electoral manifestos.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Electoral System Family Map App
Interactive Shiny app shows world map and frequencies of electoral system by decade.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
State of First Amendment Surveys
Examines public attitudes toward freedom of speech, press, religion and the rights of assembly and petition.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict
Measures reports of the conflict-related sexual violence committed by armed actors (state forces, pro-government militias and rebel groups) during the years 1989-2009.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
AidData
Produces evidence to improve how sustainable development investments are targeted, monitored, and evaluated. See datasets.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
European Quality of Life Survey
Carried out every four years, this unique, pan-European survey examines both the objective circumstances of European citizens' lives and how they feel about those circumstances and their lives in general.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Digest of Educational Statistics
A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
European Central Bank Statistical Data Warehouse
Economic indicators for Euro area.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Dataset
A dataset of armed conflicts, both internal and external, in the period 1946 to the present.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
Qualitative Data Repository
QDR selects, ingests, curates, archives, manages, durably preserves, and provides access to digital data used in qualitative and multi-method social inquiry.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Ethnic Power Relations Dataset
Identifies all politically relevant ethnic groups and their access to state power in every country of the world from 1946 to 2010. data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
International Social Survey Programme
A cross-national collaboration program conducting annual surveys on diverse topics relevant to social sciences. data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Polity Project: Political Regime Characteristics and Transitions
From The Center for Systematic Peace.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Suicide Attack Database
From the Chicago Project on Security and Threats.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Vetoes by U.S. Presidents, 1789-present
From the U.S. Senate librarydata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Harvard Election Data Archive
This archive contains data on election results, voting behavior, and electoral politics, with particular focus on the United States.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Adjusted Interest Group Scores
From Tim Groseclosedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Centre for the Study of African Economies
Researching on the economic and social development in Africa since 1986, includes Free and Fair Elections Databasedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Religious Data: Association of Religious Data Archives
More than public opinion surveys, but public opinion surveys are biggest category of religious datadata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
United States Election Project
Information source for the United States electoral system; great data on voter turnout.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
U.S. Elections Project
an information source for the United States electoral system.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Correlates of War Project Datasets
COW seeks to facilitate the collection, dissemination, and use of accurate and reliable quantitative data in international relations.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Pew Global Attitudes Surveys
Organized by survey, each dataset is identified by the name of the survey.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Cooperative Congressional Election Study
The first truly large-scale academic survey project aimed at studying the midterm Congressional elections.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Biographical Directory of Members of Congress
Needs descriptiondata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Congress Roll Call Vote Indexes (101-112)
Basic tables on votes in House and Senatedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Economic data from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Macro-economic and structural data series, includes the Life in Transition Survey.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
European Social Survey
The European Social Survey (ESS) is an academically driven cross-national survey that has been conducted across Europe since 2001. Every two years, face-to-face interviews are conducted with newly selected, cross-sectional samples.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
UK Household Longitudinal Study
Understanding Society is the largest longitudinal household panel study of its kind and provides vital evidence on life changes and stability. See data and documentation.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Charles Stewart's Congressional Data Page
Great resource on Congressional Committeesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
TRAC Immigration Tool
Data on immigration court actions, deportationsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance Datasets
Measured related to sustainable democracy worldwidedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSL research and special features contain a wealth of informatiom about state legislaturesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Datasets on Democratic Deepening and Regression
DEDERE Project on the causes of democratic deepening and regression.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Constituency-Level Elections Archive
A repository of detailed election results at the constituency level for lower house legislative elections from around the worlddata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Economic Freedom of the World
From the Fraser Institute.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Aids Flows
AidFlows visualizes how much development financing is provided and received around the world.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Political Institutions and Public Choice Program Data
Focused on the House of Representativesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
General Social Survey
Longstanding survey about what Americans think and feel about various political issuesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Comparative Constitutions Project
Comprehensive data about the world's constitutions, download data page.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy
Dedicated to building knowledge on the evolving nature of security and diplomacy to better address pressing global issue, see data downloads pagedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy)
Aims to produce better Indicators of Democracy.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Institutions and Elections Project
contains information on de jure institutional provisions, electoral procedures, and electoral events for 170 countries in the period 1960–2012data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Princeton Gerrymandering Project
Research on the effects of gerrymandering in the U.S.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Correlates of State Policy Project
Aims to compile, disseminate, and encourage the use of data relevant to U.S. state policy research, tracking policy differences across and change over time in the 50 statesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Governance Indicators
From the Hertie School of Governance's Governance Report.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Terrorism in Western Europe: Events Data
Contains information on events related to internal (or domestic) terrorism in 18 West European countries for the 1950 through 2004 perioddata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
PollBase
British opinion polls database from 1943-today, from Mark Pack.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Political Data Yearbook
Captures election results, national referenda, changes in government, and institutional reforms for a range of countries, within and beyond the EU.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
GovTrack.us
The site helps ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives’ legislative record.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Legislative Effectiveness Project (LEP)
precise research methodology to calculate a Legislative Effectiveness Score for each member of the House of Representativesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
U.S. House Election Results Archive
From the Office of the Clerk, official vote counts in congressional elections since 1920data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Database on Ideology, Money in Politics, and Elections
A general resource for the study of campaign finance and ideology in American politics by Adam Bonica.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Caucasus Research Resource Centers
A network of research, resource and training centers established in 2003 in the capital cities of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, see datasets.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
US Presidential Elections Data
With some cool visualizations of the data.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
American Legislatures Project
Aims to measure the ideology of individual state legislators and state legislatures as a whole over the past several decades, state and individual-level data available.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Index of African Governance
From the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Presidential Power Scores
presidential power scores for 116 countries across 181 time periodsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
StateMaster.com
allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states based on different variablesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Change in Source of Leader Support
The goal of the CHISOLS data is to differentiate leader transitions in which a new leader depends on different social groups for support from those where the new leader depends on the same groups for support.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
NatCen Social Research
Britain’s largest independent social research agency, features British Social Attitudes Data.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Transparency International
A suite of measures of government corruptiondata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
United Nations Statistics Division
Compiles and disseminates global statistical informationdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Continent of International Law, The
Dataset drawn from UN Treaty Series and features a random sample of agreements across the issue areas of economics, environment, human rights and securitydata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
New Nation Votes, A
Searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy. data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Executive Order Data
From the National Archives Federal Registerdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Census Data Center
Helpful site from Missouri for advanced analysis of Census datadata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Global State Revenues and Expenditures
Developed at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Electoral Integrity Project
International election data, reports on electoral systems around the worlddata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Afrobarometer Data Collection
An African-led series of national public attitude surveys on democracy and governance in Africadata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Institute for Social and Economic Research
Work includes British Household Panel Survey.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
GESIS: Data Archive for the Social Sciences
national and international comparative surveys from the fields of social and political science researchdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Voter Turnout Database
From the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Comparative Study of Electoral Systems
A collaborative program of research among election study teams from around the world.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Judicial Research Initiative
From the University of South Carolina, easy to navigate site contains key datasets for judicial behavior researchdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Autocratic Regime Data
Provides transition information for the 280 autocratic regimes in existence from 1946 to 2010data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Swedish National Election Studies
Aims to explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. See data page.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Swedish National Data Service
Facilitates access to new and existing Swedish research data.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Latin American Public Opinion Project
Carries out surveys of public opinion in Latin America, include Americas Barometer survey.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Global State of Democracy Indices
Depict democratic trends at the country, regional and global levels across a broad range of different attributes of democracy in the period 1975–2015.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Federal Election Commission's Campaign Finance Reports and Data
Some of these files are very large and challenging to work with, but the FEC makes a lot of data availabledata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
British Election Study
Long term studies of Britain's electoral behaviour.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Religion and State Project Constitutions Dataset
Constitutional clauses that address religion for 177 countries on a yearly basis between 1990 and 2008.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Supreme Court Citation Network Data
This page contains links to two sets of data on citations in the U.S. Supreme Court from the U.S. Reports.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
Reddit Datasets
Super diverse collection of datasets, unusual, interesting subjects, some related to politicsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Congressional District Data
The data set includes a wide range of economic, social and geographic information for every U.S. congressional district, from 1943-1998.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Political Constraint Index (POLCON) Dataset
From Witold Jerzy Heniszdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Political Terror Scale
Meas­ures levels of polit­ic­al vi­ol­ence and ter­ror that a coun­try ex­per­i­ences in a par­tic­u­lar year based on a 5-level "ter­ror scale" ori­gin­ally de­veloped by Free­dom House, see data pagedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Political TV Ad Archive
Provides a searchable, viewable, and shareable online archive of 2016 political TV ads.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Development Economics Datasets
Managed by Masayuki Kudamatsudata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Counter Trafficking Data Collaborative
The first global data hub on human trafficking, with data contributed by counter-trafficking organizations around the world.data

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dataStatistical Data Collections
IQSS Dataverse Network
This Harvard project is a vast repository for social data, seach network and see new releases, also features authoring tools to publish datadata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Global Terrorism Database
Open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2017, now includes more than 180,000 cases, from the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorismdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Canadian Election Study
Thorough account of Canadian elections.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Africa Information Highway
Multiple customized tools to gather indicators, analyze them, and export them into multiple formats.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Survey Documentation and Analysis
a set of programs for the documentation and Web-based analysis of survey data, inlcuding NES, GSS, and other surveysdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Equality of Opportunity Project
Research on economic mobility, see data and replication codedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Australian Election Study
Aims to provide a long-term perspective on stability and change in the political attitudes and behaviour of the Australian electorate.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Corruption Perceptions Index
Transparency International scores countries on how corrupt their public sectors are seen to be.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Educational Attainment Dataset
Focus on 1950-2010data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Arab Barometer
The objectives of the Arab Barometer are to produce scientifically reliable data on the politically-relevant attitudes of ordinary citizens, to disseminate and apply survey findings in order to contribute to political reform, and to strengthen institdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Archigos
A data base on leaders 1875 - 2004.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Danish General Election Results
Results of Danish general elections 1953-2015 including number of votes and number of seats in parliamentdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
MIT Election Lab
Supports advances in election science by collecting, analyzing, and sharing core data and findings.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
Quandl
Collection of links to biggest data-producers, esp. economic and demographic data from governmentsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Quality of Government Institute
Research on the causes, consequences and nature of good government, see data download page.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Austrian National Election Study
Comprehensive social science analysis of Austrian national elections. data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
ParlGov Parliaments and Governments Database
A data infrastructure for political science and contains information for all EU and most OECD democracies.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
European Election Studies
About electoral participation and voting behavior in European Parliament elections.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Global Integrity
Measures of government integrity around the world, see data and downloads page.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Minorities at Risk Project
Maintains data on 284 politically active ethnic groups. The centerpiece of the project is a dataset that tracks groups on political, economic, and cultural dimensions.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Konstanz One-Sided Event Dataset
Detailed information on the magnitude and location of events of one-sided violence in 20 civil warsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Voteview Legacy Website
Keith Poole's web site for data on U.S. Congress, well-organized, thoroughly documented, updated frequently.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Policy Agendas Project
This UT Austin project collects and organizes data from various archived sources to trace changes in the national policy agenda and public policy outcomes since the Second World War.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Datorium from GESIS
a data repository service for the social science and economic science research community from GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciencesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Israel National Election Studies
Aims to investigate voting patterns, public opinion, and political participation in Israel.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Danish National Election Study
Data from all 16 elections in the 1971-2011 period.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research
publishes among other things, legislator and lobbyist effectiveness rankingsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Dutch Parliamentary Voting Dataset
Voting behaviour in the Dutch parliament.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
U.S. Census Bureau: Data Web
features a ''ferret'' program to search, merge and recode federal agency datadata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Voteview (UCLA)
Allows users to view every congressional roll call vote in American history on a map of the United States and on a liberal-conservative ideological map.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Agency Data
An Archive of Administrative Agency Data from Tony Bertelli and Christian Grosedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Explaining Terrorist and Insurgent Behavior
An ongoing research project about terrorist and insurgent behavior featuring several datasets.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
CIRI Human Rights Dataset
standards-based quantitative information on government respect for 15 internationally recognized human rights for 202 countriesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Historical Reported Voting Rates
Multiple key indicatiors of voter participation at state level since 1960s and 1970sdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Constitute Project
Beautiful online environment to read, search, and compare the world’s constitutionsdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
National Elections Across Democracy and Autocracy Dataset
Detailed information on all election events from 1945-2012.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Social Feed Manager
open source software that harvests social media data and web resources from Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, and Sina Weibo. It empowers researchers, faculty, students, and archivists to define and create collections of data.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Cooperative Congressional Election Study
Dataverse offers the common content and the team content for all the teams participating in this study.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
ICPSR Web Site
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences, great place to start. Browse by topic.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Longitudinal Internet Studies for the Social sciences
The LISS panel (Netherlands) has been in full operation since October 2007, and all data are made available through the LISS data archive.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Norwegian Centre for Research Data
One of the largest archives for research data of its kind, includes the European Election Database.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
British Election Study
Explaining Britain's electoral behaviour for over 50 years.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Voting and Elections
Voting Technology Project Data
seeks to develop better voting technologies, to improve election administration, and to deepen scientific research in these areasdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Project on Democratic Accountability and Citizen-Politician Linkages around the World
Overall, this research involves data collection in more than 80 electoral democracies. The expert surveys for data collection were done in 2008 and 2009.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Data Foundation
Seeks to define an open future for our data, for a better government and a better society, through research, education, and programming.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Penn World Table
database with information on relative levels of income, output, input and productivity, covering 182 countries between 1950 and 2014data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Presidency Research
Data and links compiled by George Edwards and Ohbet Cheondata

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
State Policy Index
State and Local Public Policies in the United States is an ongoing research project and data compendium. On this website you can download spreadsheets containing data on state policies.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
LIS Cross-National Data Center
A data archive and research center dedicated to cross-national analysis, home to two databases: Luxembourg Income Study and Luxembourg Wealth Study.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Party Government Data Set
Party Government in 40 Democracies 1945-2008, from Jaap Woldendorp, Hans Keman, Ian Budge.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Enterprise Surveys
firm-level survey of a representative sample of an economy’s private sector from the World Bankdata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
World Values Survey
The WVS consists of nationally representative surveys conducted in almost 100 countries which contain almost 90 percent of the worlddata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Comparative Political Data Set
Collection of political and institutional country-level data. It consists of annual data for 36 democratic countries for the period of 1960 to 2015 or since their transition to democracy.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
European Values Study
A large-scale, cross-national, and longitudinal survey research program on basic human values.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; American Politics
Congressional Voting Data
This data set includes traditional aggregate voting scores as well as Cooper-Young structuring scores from the 40th through the 111th Congresses (1867-2009)data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Center for Systematic Peace Datasets
Multiple significant datasets prepared by researchers associated with the Center for Systemic Peace and are generated and/or compiled using open source information.data

dataStatistical Data Collections
Open ICSPR
Accessible repository of behavioral health and social science research data.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; International Relations
Ill-Treatment & Torture (ITT) Data Collection Project
Measures allegations of states' violations of the Convention Against Torture published by Amnesty International (AI) during the years 1995 to 2005.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
German Socio-Economic Panel
A longitudinal survey of households in Germany from 1984 to 2016. Variables include household composition, employment, occupations, earnings, health and satisfaction indicators.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
KOF Index of Globalization
measures the three main dimensions of globalization: economic, social, and political.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Law Courts Justice
Federal Judicial Center Biographical Database
extremely helpful resource for research on federal judgesdata

dataStatistical Data Collections
FedStats Web Site
Guide to data from more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, energy use and moredata

dataStatistical Data Collections
Google Ngram
Track the prevalence of terms over time in books (can go back to 1800s)data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Comparative Politics
Climate Change and African Political Stability
This program analyzes how climate change could impact African and international security, see data pagedata

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
Asian Barometer
Comparative survey of attitudes and values toward politics, power, reform, democracy and citizens' political actions in East Asia. Try online analysis tool.data

dataStatistical Data Collections; Public Opinion Surveys
World Values Survey
The WVS seeks to help scientists and policy makers understand changes in the beliefs, values and motivations of people throughout the world. See data and documentation.data