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Math 389/ACP 250

Online Statistics

United States Census Bureau

Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elelctions

Federal Election Committee (FEC) Statistics for the 2016 Presidential, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House elections. There are also comparative statistics for the Presidential general elections from 2004 to 2016.

Illinois State Board of Elections Results for 2016

Ballotpedia: Presidential election statistics by state, 2016.

Blog:

Electoral-vote.com: Created by computer scientist Andrew S. Tanenbaum to predict the outcome of U.S. elections

Newspapers

Popular Magazines

Magazines on Google: Some popular magazines found on Google.

Use of Wikipedia

Main site: Wikipedia

How it should be used:

  • Gather background information
  • Generate search terms
  • Find other resources in bibliography/reference section

Cannot be cited because:

  • Currency (No guarantee when specific information has been updated)
  • Authority (Authors cannot be identified; not necessarily experts)
  • Point of View (Do not know if author has bias)