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.
The latest annual report from Freedom House which maps trends in democracy worldwide. This year it has materials on the impact of the pandemic on democracy. There are country files, rankings and regional reports which can all be downloaded from the website where the full range of earlier reports and methodology can also be viewed.
Based on the temporary exhibition held at the Museum of London between February 2018 and March 2019. It has biographies of key suffragettes, images of events and artefacts. These include coverage of hunger strikes and militant activity and struggle. An 11 minute film sets the context and explain more. There are also links to other guides about […]
US senate has a list of dates off all ceremonies. Many examples have links to digitised images of official photographs or paintings plus ephemera such as tickets. U.S. Presidential Inaugurations: “I Do Solemnly Swear…”A Resource GuideFrom the Library of Congress: This Web guide includes diaries and letters written by presidents and those who witnessed the […]
Recently added are: Papers of President Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) Papers of President William Howard Taft (1857-1930) Papers of President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) Papers of President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) All collections include letters, diaries, manuscripts. Links to the individual collections (including all those already digitised) can be viewed here .
The latest Congressional research service report now has updated data. It incudes total numbers, data on each congress and party affiliations. There are also essays giving overviews of trends in representations and biographies of all members.
Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House Representatives – Election Statistics The Clerk of the U.S. House Representatives lists elections results from 1920 towards and includes the official vote counts for presidential electors, U.S. senators, and U.S. Representatives A New Nation VotesElection returns from 1787-1825 made available from The American Antiquarian Society and Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives American […]
Stanford-MIT Project on a Healthy Election A joint project to bring together resources about the conduct of the US 2020 presidential elections includes report cards and data on individual states as well as national resources. There are guides to postal voting , a Covid- 19 electoral litigation tracker and a section on election conduct and […]