SÉLECTIONS DE SITES INTERNETS
SUR LE LOBBYING
Syntec Relations Publiques - Pour tout savoir
des relations publiques en France; des presentations très détaillées
des différentes agences.
Association Française des Conseils en Lobbying
- On trouve sur ce site non seulement une charte éthique, mais aussi
les contacts des membres de cette association.
Le site du Premier ministre - portail du
Lobbying-Europe.com - Un site de vulgarisation
en plein développement. Quelques articles interessants. Propose un
concours ouvert depuis cette année aux grandes écoles intitulé "le
lobbying européen en pratique". En français uniquement.
UK Politics Directory - Great links to Public
Affairs and Public Relations in the UK, including specialized job
Euractiv - EU news, Policy positions and EU
actors online; an incredibly well done site that enables you to find
any actor you are interested in, in addition to very well done
dossiers and policy papers. I can't imagine a better site for those
interested in EU Affairs.
Eurobrussels.com - Find your perfect job in
Brussels, the EU institutions, or international organizations.
CONECCS - Database. The consultation processes
of the EU Commission. Lists the various players of the Brussels scene.
An extremely well done site: a great reference.
Europa - L'Union européene en ligne; une mine
d'information sur l'UE et le portail official vers toutes les
institutions europénnes. Dans toutes les langues de l'Union
SEAP - Society of European Affairs
Professionals. A non-profit forum dedicated to the improvement of
communications between the European Institutions and European Affairs
professionals. Has a pretty wide individual member base, with contacts
European Voice - European newspaper focusing
on EU Affairs and news. Includes a small job section. A must for
EU Observer - Online news information website
on EU related news.
Liens vers les affaires publiques
Guide Com - Le guide annuel des entreprises de
services en communication du Québec. Liste de cabinets de relations
publiques au Québec.
CCN Matthews - Offers directories for
contacting Canada's media.
The University of British Columbia Library -
Links devoted to Lobbying, Pressure Groups and Social Movements. Very
extensive Research Institutes and Think Tanks list.
Lobby List; Hillwatch.Com
ARC Publications - Lien vers archives des
[Canadian] Interest Groups: E. Duchasne
Canadian Politics Links
Canadian Lobbyists, Think Tanks:
Lobbyist Registration System: Industry Canada
Social Movements and Interest Groups: Thompson
Federal Institutions - Alphabetical list. This
comprehensive list provides direct links to the primary Web sites of
Government of Canada departments, agencies and Crown corporations, as
well as links to Web sites maintained by organizations for which
various departments and agencies are responsible.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Opensecrets - Your Guide to the Money to the
US Elections; the website for the Center for Responsive Politics- A
real goldmine for those interested in US politics and the underlying
Capital Eye - A money in Politics Newsletter
by the Center for Responsive Politics
FEC Watch - Your Guide to the Activities of
the Federal Election Commission
FEC - The Federal Election Commission's
official site. Provides details about campaign finance.
US Senate web page on lobbying - link to
Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (amended in 1996) and an interesting
history of lobbying (in fact an essay by a US Senator in 1987).
US Department of State - Press and Public
Affairs. Un site interessant pour ceux interessés par la Public
Public Affairs Council - US Public Affairs
news and information. Your company has to be a member if you are to
make the most of this site's resources: a real shame since the PAC
offers a wide array of interesting publications.
C-SPAN - Public Affairs on the web by
America's cable companies. Check out the policy organizations
resources page for an impressive listing of public affairs actors.
The Hill - A weekly newspaper for and about
Capitol Hill. A reference for those working in DC. A very good
The European Union in the US - EU portal
designed for Americans.
California Secretary of State - Political
Reform Division Home Page. Campaign and Lobbying regulations and data.
A list to the state's top 100 lobbying firms.
Yahoo directory - b2b government lobbying (US)
Yahoo directory - Political Action Committees
Lobbyists.info - Data, update, search tools on
Washington representatives. Most information is available only for
AllPolitics - Up-to-the-minute news on
campaigns. This resource includes political news from the AP and other
e-democracy - Election 2004 news, information,
Electoral College - General info about the
Electoral College as well as electoral vote statistics.
Federal Election Commission - A federal agency
charged with monitoring election and voting activity, the Federal
Election Commission posts content relating to campaign spending.
Presidential election maps from the Geographic
Information Center at the University of Virginia - Display popular
vote outcomes in presidential contests from 1860 to 1998, and from
nationalatlas.gov, electoral votes for
1789 to 2000.
Project Vote Smart - This highly-regarded
non-partisan research project site is the pre-eminent source for
evaluating people already serving in government as well as current
candidates. Access Project Vote Smart for background information on
Member of Congress, ratings by interest groups, and responses to a
special questionnaire; as well as information on presidential,
gubernatorial and other state office-holders and candidates.
Dave Leip's Atlas of Presidential Elections -
"National results for the major and minor candidates for U.S.
President in the presidential elections from 1789 through 2000.
Individual year pages include candidates, parties, popular and
electoral vote totals, maps, charts, and voter turnout
(1932-2000). Also, there are state results
pages for the elections from 1896 through 2000 with county level maps
and data for the elections from 1960 through 2000."
Center for Voting and Democracy - a
non-partisan, non-profit organization that studies how voting systems
affect participation, representation and governance. Information on
proportional representation, redistricting and voter rights.
League of Women Voters - Has full text of LWV
publications and information on how you can become involved in the LWV
The Vanishing Voter - A project to study and
invigorate the American electoral process, from the Kennedy School of
Government at Harvard. Includes an archive of press releases based on
the data collected through weekly national surveys. Contains a voter
involvement index for the 2000 election.
Action Agenda for Electoral Reform
Electoral Reform Society "campaigns for the
strengthening of our democracy through changes to the voting system
and electoral arrangements".
National Commission on Federal Election Reform
Public Campaign - non-pratisan, non-profit
organization whose purpose is to reform campaign funding.
ACE Project (Administration and Cost of
Elections) provides detailed instructions on what is involved in
running an election.
Politicalweb.info - tracks "the emergence and
development of campaign Web site" and offers resources on the role of
the Internet in politics.
PollingReport.com - polling data.
E-fluentials in the News - A site by Burson
Marsteller. Numerous articles about e-fluentials and their impact on
Public Affairs and Public Relations. A great source of information.
Public Affairs and Government Relations Jobs -
High-profile job offers worldwide.
Comparative Study of Electoral Systems -
allows cross-national research among election studies conducted in
over fifty countries. Data is from public opinion survey questions as
well as post election studies. Users must register.
Elections and Electoral Systems around the
Elections around the World updated monthly.
Election results and links to major and minor parties, parliaments,
and electoral institutes.