Finding statistics and datasets can be difficult. You should begin by asking yourself what organization would be interested in collecting the data your interested in. This page lists only a small fraction of the websites providing political science related statistics and datasets. If you need help finding specific information please email me.
Source: Census Bureau
These are just a few statistical websites. If you know of sites that you think would be helpful to your classmates, feel free to post them by using the comments link at the bottom of the box.
Datasets provide raw data that can be manipulated.