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Political Science

Research Data

Researchers involved in secondary analysis of data will find a vast array of data files available for use. Likewise, there are many sources of statistical information for researchers who do not necessarily need a large quantity of data to analyze.  Visit the Data Services guide for more information. 

For a thorough Data Management or Data Services consultation, please feel free to consult with Chris Eaker, UT's Data Management Librarian.

Please find some resources on this page that may be useful in your research. Additionally if you need GIS data sources, please look here.

Statistical Sources

Researchers have many sources of statistical information available to them. A few key resources are shown below. Some of these sources provide both data files and basic statistical information.

Polling/Public Opinion Information

Online Databases