California's Special Interest Groups
A guide to politically significant special interest groups in California organized by industry.
Explanation of finance laws and regulations, and guides to current finance data upcoming elections from the Federal Election Commission. Also take a look at opensecrets.org
California's Guide to Campaign Finance & Lobbyists
California's official database designed to monitor campaign financing and lobbying activities.
Learn more about candidates' voting records, see campaign contributions, read speeches, and find out their stance on major issues. Covers officials from the local level to the executive branch.
FactCheck.org - This nonpartisan site monitors the factual accuracy of what politicians say in order to reduce deception and confusion in today's politics.