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High-quality voter (partisan) data for the United States

What is the best publicly-available data source for the geographic distribution of Republican and Democratic voters in the (individual) United States? I'm happy with either a presidential or ...
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Antebellum State and Local Election Data

Is there data on voter turnout and election returns for state and local elections (gubernatorial, etc) during the 1840-1860 time period in the United States at the county level? If no comprehensive ...
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Where can I find state by state polling prior to recent presidential elections?

I am looking for data on polling estimates for different states in presidential elections in the United States.
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merged election (voting precinct) data and census (block group/tract) data

Is there available a mapping between US voting precincts and census-recognized geographical units, like census block groups, or even to ZIP codes? There are nice data sets now of US election results ...
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Are there open data sets with voter turnout and demographic information for local administrative divisions in Mexico?

I'm looking for data sets with voter turnout data, for both federal and local elections, for small administrative divisions of Mexico, e.g. cities or municipalities. Are such data available? Something ...
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Electoral district boundaries (international)

I'm looking for a resource with shapefiles for various current and historical electoral boundaries for legislative districts in various countries, for example in North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, ...
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Breakdown of absentee vs. in-person voting in the 2016 presidential primary

I am looking for the breakdown of the 2016 presidential primary results on the state or lower level by absentee, early, and in-person voting. I've found a few resources that have aggregated primary ...
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pct_estimate and pct_adjusted in FiveThirtyEight polling data

I'm working on polling data from fivethirtyeight1. What is the meaning of pct_trend_adjusted column here? What are they adjusting for?
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FEC API key form submit does nothing

I visit https://api.open.fec.gov/developers/ , fill out the form titled "Sign up for an API key", and press "Signup". The button briefly changes to "Loading...", then ...
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Where can someone find a public dataset on where/which USPS postal boxes and sorting machines have been removed?

The USPS is removing sorting machines and mail collection boxes from several locations. I've seen this mapped but cannot yet find this data. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/internal-usps-documents-...
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I am looking for data on election polling locations and more specifically how many people showed up to cast a vote

With the current debate of mail-in voting vs in-person voting, I want to get a handle on how feasible doing in-person voting would be if adhering to social distancing guidelines. help. I couldn't find ...