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Carol J. Williams, Associate Editor

Carol J. Williams

Associate Editor


Web Sites Related to the 2004 Presidential Election

If you wish to study the candidates and the key issues of the 2004 Presidential Election, there are many sites on the World Wide Web that provide useful resources.  Here are a few that may be useful to you in your teaching and research.  Web sites are listed alphabetically.


General Information


Candidate Map.com:  http://www.candidatemap.com/cm/#  This web site presents viewpoints of the major candidates for the presidency (Badnarik, Bush, Kerry, Nader, and Peroutka) on a variety of social issues.  The candidates’ views are presented through quotes from various web sites.


CNN.com Campaign Web Site:  http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2004/index.html  This web site contains information about the major candidates and the political parties they represent.  Elections for Senators, Congresspersons, and Governors are also covered.


Netscape News:  http://cnn.netscape.cnn.com/news/election2004.jsp  This web site contains news about the election.


New York Times.com Campaign Web Site:  http://www.nytimes.com/politics/campaign/  This New York Times web site provides a number of articles about the presidential election campaign.


Open Secrets.org:  http://www.opensecrets.org/  This web site contains extensive information on campaign financing and its relationship to public policy.  Open Secrets also has a  Presidential Election Page at:  http://www.opensecrets.org/presidential/index.asp


Social Workers for Kerry-Edwards:  http://www.socialworkersforkerry-edwards.org/  This site contains information about the Kerry campaign and about voter registration.


Political Party Web Sites


Constitution Party Home Page:  http://www.constitution-party.net/        

            Platform:  http://www.constitution-party.net/party_platform.php


Democratic National Committee Home Page:  http://www.democrats.org/

            Platform:  http://www.democrats.org/platform/index.html


Green Party Home Page:  http://www.gp.org/

            Platform:  http://www.gp.org/platform.html


Independence Party Home Page:  http://www.mnip.org/

Platform:  http://www.mnip.org/platform.htm


Libertarian Party Home Page:  http://lp.org/

            Libertarian Party on Today’s Issues:  http://lp.org/issues/


Republican National Committee Home Page:  http://www.rnc.org/

            Platform:  http://www.rnc.org/gopinfo/platform


Web Sites of the Major Presidential Candidates


Michael Badnerik Campaign Home Page:  http://www.badnarik.org/


George Bush Campaign Home Page:  http://www.georgewbush.com/


John Kerry Campaign Home Page:  http://www.johnkerry.com/index.html


Ralph Nader Campaign Home Page:  http://www.votenader.org/

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