UC Merced Political Science Lab provides state-of-the-art tools to researchers working on political cognition.
UC Merced Spatial Analysis Research Center (SpARC) provides tools, support, and expertise in all things spatial-data.
MIT Political Experiments Research Lab conducts cutting edge work on political behavior and methodology.
MIT GOV/LAB works on governance and development related projects, typically using experimental approaches.
Afrobarometer collects nationally representative survey data from across the continent. funding has been under threat recently, so contact your representative if you can!
WGAPE is an incredible forum for scholarship on the political economy of states in Africa.
WaPo Monkey Cage regularly publishes work by social scientists for public consumption.