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Organzations that Provide Helpful Resources
These professional organizations are among those that provide useful information and resources in politics and political science.
Links to Organizations
These are some of the groups and associations that are useful to those interested in aspects of politics, political science and government.
American Political Science Association (APSA)
The APSA is a leading professional organization for the study of political science. Offering a wide range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA aims to expand awareness and understanding of politics and government.
See this site for information on the US Democratic political party. Review sections on policy, people, elections and latest news.
Review information on the US Republican political party regarding policies and agendas, national committess, news and blogs.
The Libertarian Party is America's third largest political party. This site contains information on public policy and issues, elections, campaign resources and events.
View national information regarding the Constitution Party, and see further resoures, including links to state parties.
National Governors Association (NGA)
The National Governors Association is the "collective voice of the nation's governors" and an influential public policy organization. Through NGA, governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state and national levels.
Pacific Northwest Political Science Association (PNWPSA)
This organization is based in the Pacific NW, and addresses current policies and issues on a national as well as a regional level. See their site for meetings and conferences, and varied resources on political science thought and theory.
Western Political Science Association (WPSA)
Based at California State University in Sacramento, the WPSA is an organization of political scientists whose goal is to promote the study, teaching and research of government and politics. Review their site for conferences, programs, publications and membership information.
International Political Science Association (IPSA)
This organization supports the development of political science in all parts of the world, building academic networks and creating a global community. Review their site for current news, events, and publications from an international perspective.