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Politics in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area

Sources for information and research on politics and government in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area and Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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Selected Internet Resources

Encyclopedia of Philadelphia connects the past and the present

Metropolitan Philadelphia Sourcebook
guide to information about the five-county Philadelphia region

The Urban Institute
Nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization


Resources at Temple

Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts

Social Science Data Library (SSDL)


Resources in the Philadelphia Area

City of Philadelphia
Home page for the city

Committee of Seventy
Home page of a political watchdog group in Philadelphia with election information, maps, and statistics on voting.

Updated Philadelphia political news gathered from a number of sources and links.

Metropolitan Philadelphia Sourcebook
Descriptions of information sources about the five-county Philadelphia region with contact information and links.


Philly Neighborhoods Page of links to a wide range of sites for and about neighborhoods and government in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia NIS NeighborhoodBase. Data for Philadelphia County from U.S. Census and local sources on a site maintained by the Cartographic Modeling Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania.