Government & Politics



League of Women Voters        

The League is one of the nation’s largest and most longstanding voter registration groups.  League volunteers help hundreds of thousands register or update their registration each election year, focusing on reaching underrepresented groups such as young voters, minorities and first-time voters. 



Update your voter registration, address, locate your voting location, and much more while online.


Project Vote Smart                  

Project Vote Smart is where Americans young and old volunteer their time, take no money from special interests groups, and are committed to providing you with the most relevant, unbiased information on over 40,000 candidates and officials.


Smart Voter- from League of Women Voters   

Smart Voter provides nonpartisan information on elections and voting. Our goal is to offer the complete list of all contests on your ballot including local offices.




Congressional Record              

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session.


Federal Data

Database allows users to quickly find and access government data on a wide variety of subjects related to society, economics, science, and technology. Publicly available data from every department of the federal government can be found in this database.


Federal Grants

Provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. Funding is made available from more than 1,000 different programs and website aims to standardize and streamline the grant information, application packages, and processes for finding and applying for grants.


Internal Revenue Service (IRS)            

Provides America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all. The IRS is organized to carry out the responsibilities of the secretary of the Treasury under section 7801 of the Internal Revenue Code. The secretary has full authority to administer and enforce the internal revenue laws and has the power to create an agency to enforce these laws.


National Security Archive

A non-governmental group that advocates for open government and expanding public access to government information. Website serves as a library and archive of declassified U.S. documents containing more than 10 million pages of previously secret U.S. government documents.



This is the online presence of the U.S. government for citizens. Learn more about the government through free publications, links to important information, and browse popular topics.


U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)           

This provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.


White House               

This is the online presence for the U.S. government’s White House. It provides important information regarding the current administration.





Agencies & Commissions (by topic)

Here is a direct link to the listing of various U.S. government departments and agencies by topic.




State of Ohio                           

This is the online presence of the state of Ohio government. It provides important information regarding the state of Ohio, its various departments and agencies, and access to consumer topics.


State of Ohio Information- For Residents

Find information about educational opportunities and training, learn where to find affordable rental housing, and how to protect your family during weather events. Register to vote or renew your boat. Find out when to take advantage of Ohio’s sales tax holiday and how to check the status of your tax refund. 


State of Ohio District Maps                

Here is a direct link to the district maps within the state of Ohio.





ERIC (the Education Resources Information Center) is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.


Federal Statistics

Get population and demographic information about the country, individual states, and more.



This is the online presence of the U.S. government for citizens. Learn more about the government through free publications, links to important information, and browse popular topics.


National Archives & Records Administration    

This is the online presence of the National Archives & Records Administration located in Washington D.C. It provides access to important historical documents and other items pertaining to the history of the United States.



This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases. Also included are the subdivisions of various countries (the links are at the bottom of the respective country entries), as well as a selection of international organizations. Recent foreign ministers of all countries are listed separately.


U.S. Census Bureau                  

The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years. The data collected by the decennial census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities.




Democratic Party                     

This is a direct link to the Democratic Party. It provides access to information related to upcoming events and much more.



This is a direct link to the news aggregator. Learn more about what’s going on in the U.S. and around the world. It provides direct links to newspapers, headlines, and other resources for recent news.


PolitiFact- Bipartisan               

PolitiFact is a project of the Tampa Bay Times and its partners to help you find the truth in politics. Every day, reporters and researchers from PolitiFact and its partner news organization examine statements by members of Congress, state legislators, governors, and mayors, the president, cabinet secretaries, lobbyists, people who testify before Congress and anyone else who speaks up in American politics.


RealClearPolitics- Independent              

The RealClearPolitics audience is made up of national opinion leaders, high level business executives and DC decision makers.


Republican National Committee (RNC)           

This is a direct link to the Republican Party. It provides access to information related to upcoming events and much more.





This is a direct link to the CNN page dedicated to the world of U.S. politics.


FOX News                                         

This is a direct link to the FOX News page dedicated to the world of U.S. politics.


The Huffington Post                             

This is a direct link to The Huffington Post page dedicated to the world of U.S. politics.


National Public Radio (NPR)               

NPR creates and distributes its news, information, and music programming to a network of independent stations.


Washington Post                                  

This is a direct link to the online version of The Washington Post.


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