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Find Out About Your Congressional District

  • Almanac of American Politics
    Detailed profiles of representatives and their districts. LOCATED AT THE LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK.
  • CQ Politics in America
    Comparable to Almanac of American Politics. LOCATED AT THE LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK.
  • My Congressional District
    Provides access to selected statistics taken from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. The American Community Survey provides detailed demographic, social and economic statistics every year for a variety of U.S. geographic entities.
  • American Factfinder
    Major source of U.S demographic and socioeconomic data for various geographic levels.

Find Out About Your U.S. Representative

  • Almanac of American Politics
    Detailed profiles of representatives and their districts. LOCATED AT THE LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK.
  • Congress.gov
    The official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
  • CQ Politics in America
    Comparable to Almanac of American Politics. LOCATED AT THE LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK.
  • CQ Weekly  
      
    CQ Weekly is a source of non-partisan information on Congress, providing comprehensive legislative news and analysis.
  • Federal Election Commission
    Agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance law. Good source for finding candidate campaign finance data.
  • GovTrack
    Provides information on the status of U.S. federal legislation, congressional voting records, congressional district maps, and more. Also tracks state legislation.
  • Legistalker
    Combs a variety of news, social networking, and government sites to pool information about members of the U.S. Congress. Provides mentions of individuals in the media, Twitter, YouTube videos, and Capitol Words.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
      
    Full text news, business, legal, medical, and reference information.
  • OpenCongress
    Allows you to easily follow legislation in the U.S. Also provide profiles on senators and representatives.
  • OpenSecrets.org
    Tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives.

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