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Almanac of American Politics
Authoritative source of information about members of Congress, their districts, the governors and the states. The Web site is organized according to people, districts and states, similar to the book. The most recent profile of a person, along with biographical data and voting behavior. A detailed description of a congressional district, along with several tables of demographic data, the district's 2008 presidential results and its Cook rating. Also includes a history and analysis of the politics of a state. The state pages also contain 2008 presidential election results, legislature party breakdowns, and analyses of demographic shifts that could affect redistricting for 2012.