Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement





Helpful Links

Federal Government:

Check out these links to find out important information regarding the latest public policy initiatives, White House mandates, Supreme Court cases, or research information on a specific Cabinet-level department or executive agency.

  1. The United States Federal Government
  2. United States House of Representatives
  3. United States Senate
  4. The White House
  5. The Supreme Court

State Government:

Click on these links to find information specific to Maryland politics. From information regarding voter registration to a history of Executive Orders, keep informed by following these links.

  1. Maryland Executive Branch
  2. Maryland State Senate
  3. Maryland House of Delegates
  4. Maryland Court of Appeals
  5. State Board of Elections

Local Government:

For students, faculty, and community members, these sites are a useful tool to stay current in local politics. Be sure to frequent the Mayor's Emergency Alert Announcement tab or browse the County Executive's webpage.

  1. Wicomico County Executive
  2. Wicomico County Council
  3. Salisbury Mayor's Office
  4. Salisbury City Council

    Political Thought and Activism:

A hallmark of PACE is to remain informed and educated. Be sure to browse these links to find information on political parties and ideologies.

  1. Republican Party
  2. Democratic Party
  3. Reform Party
  4. Libertarian Party
  5. Green Party
  6. Natural Law Party
  7. Idealist
  8. Rock the Vote
  9. Independent Sector
  10. Political Thought

Salisbury University:

Check out all that Salisbury University is doing to promote civic and political engagement and development!

  1. Center for Conflict Resolution
  2. Institute for Service Learning (ShoreCAN)
  3. Business, Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON)
  4. Scarborough Student Leadership Center
  5. Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative (ESRGC)
  6. Center for Family and Community Life
  7. Salisbury University Volunteer Home Page

Political Research Organizations:

For the political research student or the curious community member, follow these links to pinpoint important information regarding a specific policy issue or view the latest statistical research on public policy.

  1. Southern Consortium of University Public Service Organizations (SCUPSO)
  2. Campus Compact
  3. Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
  4. American Political Science Association Online
  5. American Society for Public Administration
  6. American Association for Public Opinion Research
  7. Council for Excellence in Government
  8. IBM Center for The Business of Government
  9. YouthVote 2000
  10. Rock the Vote
  11. Leon & Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy
  12. John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy
  13. Campus Compact: Raise Your Voice Program
  14. Henry L. Stimson Center
  15. Hudson Institute
  16. Cascade Policy Institute
  17. The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
  18. The Heritage Foundation: Policy Research and Analysis
  19. Economic Policy Institute
  20. Institute for Policy Studies
  21. National Center for Policy Analysis
  22. Public Policy Institute of California
  23. Brookings Institution
  24. Pew Center on the States
  25. Center for the Study of the Presidency
  26. The Congressional Institute
  27. Kimber's Political Science Resources
  28. Political Science Quarterly