Contains large data sets covering voting patterns and voting turnout at the national, state and international levels. For more information on how to use this source, see Data Services for Social Sciences.
Must set up an account using BU email address to download data on ICSPR site. Code books for data available on ICSPR site. ICSPR also offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use.
Allows users to create maps and reports from some ICSPR data sets of election results. Use the "data definitions" towards the bottom of the page to see what is available.
Users can customize, save, print, export and email maps and reports. The site is updated three times annually. Includes only state and county data through 1930. Includes tracts 1940 to present and block groups 1980 to present. Does not include STF 1 block level data.
Censtats USA Counties Total votes cast for president by county, 1980-2008, from the U.S. Census Bureau. Select "Elections (CQ Press)" from the drop-down menu and download as CSV or TXT file for each state, or go directly to Data File Downloads to download in Excel format for the entire U.S.
Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections Presidential election data, starting in 1789. Includes data covering electoral college, electional results and primary election data by state, town and voting district.
Harvard Election Data Archive Precinct-level results for U.S. elections, federal and state, since 2000. These are linked to GIS boundary files of voting tabulation districts and 2000 and 2010 census blocks.
Mayoral Elections (U.S. Conference of Mayors) A database of mayoral elections across the U.S., back to 1999.