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Elections & Voting: Start Here

Introduction

Capitol, Washington, DC

An election is, "The formal choosing of a person for an office, dignity, or position of any kind; usually by the votes of a constituent body" (the Oxford English Dictionary). This subject touches on topics including advocacy, the law, and campaign finance. It can often be data-driven.

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The Government Information Library is a regional library of the Federal Depository Library Program as well as a depository of Colorado state, United Nations, and European Union information. It consists of over five million items from the United States government, Colorado and other state governments, foreign governments, and international governmental organizations like the UN. As a federal depository, the Library also offers assistance and its collections to members of the public. This includes providing public computers for unrestricted access to government information on the Internet.

We offer a wide array of services to support students, staff, and faculty, including online guides for research, one-on-one consultations, class instruction, phone, email, and walk-in reference.

 

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Information is arranged by government entity or agency. The agency is the best place to start.

  • Identify the agency by searching for keywords in USA.gov or the IGO/NGO search below.
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