This is a quiz we should probably all take. See how your views line up with the current presidential candidates. This is a most excellent tool provided at OnTheIssues.org.
Find out the potential questions on ballots, besides just "who will win". Use Ballotopedia.org
At VoteSmart.org, you will find very detailed information on National and State politicians.
The Federal Election Commission page on campaign finances helps you see where the money for each candidates campaign is coming from.
See exactly which companies are associated with donations to each candidate using OpenSecrets.org. Once you click on the candidate, click "Contributors".
Sometimes presidential candidates or super PACs do too. It's important that they be held accountable when an entire country is at stake. Commoncause.org aims to make it so.
In the heat of the moment or perhaps ignorantly, politicians say things that are wrong. If the news is flipping it different ways on each channel, use FactCheck.org to help discern the truth.
Bills which have been voted on and more money tracking. Every election more money decides who wins. Maplight.org will help us shed light on that with knowledge one vote at at time.