Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive: Archive-It – Belarusian Politics and Society The site was curated by librarians at Harvard and Stanford Universities, the University of Chicago, and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum to preserve material related to the 2020 presidential election campaign in Belarus and the protests against the government of President […]
Virtual Tour: Bonnets, Bandoliers and Ballot Papers The National Museum of Ireland have created this online exhibition tour focussing on the campaign for women’s rights in Ireland 1880s-1920s.
Congressional Directory from the 19th and 20th centuries. Are being digitised by USA GPO. The first release includes Directories from 1869–1888, as well as 1993. Each directory contains lists of parliamentary officials, biographies of members and details on their committee membership.
The 2022 Ibrahim Index of African Governance has just been published. It provides a biennial statistical assessment of the quality of governance in a large number of African countries. It covers security, rule of law, participation, equality and more. The reports provides details of the methodology and the ability to compare the scores over a longer period of […]
Internet archive is building a free, open, website of government research and publications from around the world. At present more than 700 publications from 50 websites collected since 2006 are offered. These are currently national and local North American sites but the scope will widen in the future. A site to watch.
A University of Edinburgh CDCS and genderEd online book-launch event held in September 2022. In Conversation with Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh, School of Political Science), Professor Melissa Terras (Edinburgh College of Art) and Elizabeth Crawford (independent Suffrage Historian) discuss the content and making of their new edited collection: Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Selected Writings (UCL Press, 2022). The event discusses […]
https://www.electionguide.org/ The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) ElectionGuide.org covers national elections in 240 countries, including snap elections and referenda.It provides verified information on: the structure of political institutions and electoral systems political parties and candidates voter registration deadlines and details referendum provisions; voter turnout election results. The recently updated site now features a published data […]
The Politics of Women’s Suffrage edited by Alexandra Hughes-Johnson and Lyndsey Jenkins. A new open-access book from the School of Advanced study, University of London. Download the full text which focuses on grassroots activism in the broadest sense including both local and international efforts and different forms of campaigns for the vote including education.
Briefing on how coronavirus has affected UK elections, from the House of Commons Library
The latest edition of this factual reference book from the US Government includes total numbers and names of women in Congress and their roles. Previous editions are also available via the website.