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View Resource Public Policy Institute of California

In the early 1990s, a group of concerned Californians (including William R. Hewlett) decided that there should be a policy research institution dedicated to providing both wise counsel and expertise on the issues and events that were of great concern to the residents of the state. With a sizable gift of $70 million, the Public Policy Institute of California was formally created in 1994, and since...

http://www.ppic.org/
View Resource California State Archives

Those persons with an interest in the history and government of the Golden State will love the California State Archives, which were originally chartered to receive "…all public records, registered maps, books, papers, rolls, documents and other writings…which appertain to or are in any way connected with the political history and past administration of the government of California." On the...

http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives/
View Resource UCLA Online Campaign Literature Archive Screenshot

The UCLA Online Campaign Literature Archive is a slice of political ephemera gold. It is billed as "a century of Los Angeles elections" and it contains hundreds of items from elections in Los Angeles, California, and a few national campaigns of notes. Visitors can Browse the Archive to look over the folders by subject, candidate, and year of election. There's a real trove here, including items...

http://digital.library.ucla.edu/campaign/