Useful Websites – Candidate Records

Dig Deeper into Elected Officials Track Records

WAG Watchdogs can recommend these websites for fact-based information about our elected officials’ activities, voting records and more in Georgia and in the United States. The information is free and non-partisan.

 

www.openstates.org

 

 

 

Open States is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state’s capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Using the site is simple: enter a U.S. address or select a state to start to research bills, review voting records of elected officials in the Georgia Assembly. You’ll see committee assignments, the status of legislation and more.

 

www.Votesmart.org

 

A tool for monitoring records of elected state office holders and legislative activity in Georgia and other states. It is updated regularly. Very easy to use.

Vote Smart’s mission is to provide free, factual and unbiased information on candidates and elected officials since 1992.  It covers candidates and elected officials in 6 basic areas: background information, issue positions, voting records, campaign fin ances, interest group ratings, speeches and public statements.

All you want to know about some, but not all Georgia and national elected officials.  Easy to use. They’ll ask you to sign in, but you don’t have to get information.

www.senate.ga.gov

 

This website provides with a look at the work of the Georgia State Senate and helps you become more informed about participating in Georgia’s government.  There is information on GA’s senators, pending legislation, meeting notices, and other insight into the legislative process.

Go to this site for information about your local state senator and leadership. Here you can find the composition of committees etc.

www.house.ga.gov

 

This website covers the Georgia State House of Representatives, with information on elected House members, legislation pending before the House and historical information.  Here you can read about special committees and working groups for the year as well as budgeting information & see how to communicate with your elected representatives