Interested in looking at voting and election information?
Then CQ Voting and Elections Collection is the place for you.
Find analysis and explanations for both current and historical material on topics like major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, voter demographics, and races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
And there is plenty of data: generate customized data about various aspects of elections in America, in addition to searchable, linked tables, one:
- Candidate and Office Histories to track a candidate's political career and how percentage of the vote changed in the move from challenger to incumbent. Or in Office Histories, view trends in the total Democratic and Republican vote.
- Seat Status and Competition to study incumbency and reelection rates, open seat races, and races based on competitiveness, for example, by looking at all candidates who won between 45 to 55% of the vote or who won over 60% of the vote.
- Party Control, Split Districts, and Third Parties to analyze party control and strength in the House and to understand the impact and activity of third party candidates.
- Party Switches and Special Elections to find all the changes that affect officeholders outside of the regular election cycle.