ADDITIONAL REFERENCES


The following publications provide additional information on state laws and the specific duties of various offices.

 

The Book of the States:  2018 edition, published by The Council of State Governments, 1776 Avenue of the States, Lexington, KY 40511, http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/category/content-type/content-type/book-states, 1-800/800-1910.

COGEL Blue Book: Legislative and Regulatory Campaign Finance Update:  A comprehensive look at campaign finance legislation and litigation in the 50 states and the federal government.  Copies may be purchased from COGEL, 1800 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, 916/329-1890.

COGEL Blue Book: Campaign Finance Litigation Update:  A comprehensive look at campaign finance legislation and litigation in the 50 states and the federal government.  Copies may be purchased from COGEL, 1800 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, 916/329-1890.

COGEL Blue Book: Ethics Update:  Update of events, issues and trends related to organization and administration of ethics boards.  Copies may be purchased from COGEL, 1800 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, 916/329-1890.

COGEL Blue Book: Lobbying Update:  Summary of current issues and developments in lobby law.  Copies may be purchased from COGEL, 1800 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, 916/329-1890.

COGEL Blue Book: Open Government:  Summary of current issues and developments related to freedom of information.  Copies may be purchased from COGEL, 1800 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, 916/329-1890.

The Electoral College, January 2011.  Published by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, MD 20910, https://www.eac.gov/voters/the-electoral-college, 1-866/747-1471 or 301/563-3919.

The Guardian:  Periodical published by COGEL that includes reporting by state agencies on the most recent developments in governmental ethics, campaign finance and lobby law activity.  Annual subscriptions are available from COGEL, 1800 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, 916/329-1890.

Public Integrity Journal:  Bi-monthly journal on ethics and leadership for public service.  Contact the American Society of Public Administration, https://www.aspanet.org/ASPA/ASPA/Publications/Public-Integrity-Content/Public-Integrity.aspx , 1730 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, e-mail: info@aspanet.org, 202/393-7878.

State Directory I: Elective Officials, 2017 edition, published by The Council of State Governments, 1776 Avenue of the States, Lexington, KY 40511, https://www.csg.org, 1-800/800-1910.

State Directory II: Legislative Leadership, Committees & Staff, 2017 edition, published by The Council of State Governments, 1776 Avenue of the States, Lexington, KY 40511, https://www.csg.org, 1-800/800-1910.

State Directory III: Administrative Officials, 2017 edition, published by The Council of State Governments, 1776 Avenue of the States, Lexington, KY 40511, https://www.csg.org, 1-800/800-1910.

State Legislatures magazine, published by the National Conference of State Legislatures, reports on legislation in the 50 states, best practices, the legislative process and institution, and federal initiatives that affect the states.  Annual subscriptions may be purchased from NCSL, Publications Order Desk, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230, http://comm.ncsl.org/Default.aspx?TabID=251&productId=8, e-mail: books@ncsl.org, 303/364-7812, FAX: 303/364-7800.

Voter’s Guide to Federal Elections, August 2014.  A guide to the federal elections process, available in eleven languages.  See also the accompanying Voting in Federal Elections (Answers to 14 common questions from citizens, available in seven languages.)  Published by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, MD 20910, https://www.eac.gov/voters/voters-guide-to-federal-elections, 1-866/747-1471 or 301/563-3919.

 

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