The Balance of Power and How it Works
- Branches of Government
A section of the USA.gov website. This section also contains links to U.S. congressional members, state governors, mayors, county executives, and a variety of other local officials.
- Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
(electronic reference book)
Contact Elected Officials
- Boulder County
Includes county government information, addresses, names of elected officials, boards and commissions, employment opportunities, school district information, requests for bids, and much more.
- City of Louisville
Provides information on City government and departments. Information includes meeting agendas and minutes for boards and commissions, contact information for City staff, City news, and a link to the Louisville Municipal Code.
- Colorado General Assembly (State Legislators)
Includes an alphabetical list of state legislators and their contact information. The site also includes session schedule, bills, and committees.
United States Senate (contact page)
This site includes a list of senators (sortable), as well as information on committees, legislation and records, organization of the Senate, and a variety of reference information.
- United States House of Representatives (contact page)
List of representatives by state and district within state. The site also includes information on committees, leadership, and legislative activity.
- Federal Election Commission
Provides contributions and financial reports filed by presidential, House campaigns, Parties, and PAC's.
- League of Women Voters
Election information prepared by the League of Women Voters of Boulder Valley and the Longmont area.
Online source for information about money in politics.
- Project Vote Smart
Tracks the performance of more than 13,000 elected officials. Evaluative and issue information includes candidate responses to the National Political Awareness Test (NPRAT), voting records, performance evaluation by SIGs, and information on the candidates' campaign funding sources.