This page is meant to be a list of useful, non-partisan resources for monitoring and strengthening your democracies, from the local to the national level.  It will grow over time – and you can help.  You are most welcome to propose additions or advise on the usefulness or objectivity of any item in the list.

Teaching Civics

Practicing Civics

 Elections Schedules

Legislators, Upcoming Legislation, Progress and Outcomes

Learn about Election Candidates

  • VoteSmart is thousands of conservative and liberals working together, researching the backgrounds and records of thousands of candidates and elected officials.

Government Accountability 

  • Sunlight Foundation is a non-partisan group encouraging accountable and transparent government.

Getting Out of Our Bubbles

Democracy in Other Places

Theory and Design of Democratic Systems

Learning About & Celebrating the USA