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Political Science 494W/WGS 475W: Gender, Race and Political Representation in the U.S.

This guide is designed to assist with all three parts of your research assignment that focuses on the nature of and effects of minority representation in a specific state. The guide will provide links to resources and tips for utilizing said resources.

State Legislative Bill Tracking

State Newspapers


  • Access World News Access World News coverage includes domestic newspapers, international newspapers, news wires, transcripts, and broadcasts. All titles are the full electronic version of record.

  • Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic Universe) Full-text access to news, business, medical, educational and legal sources. The sources include international, national, and regional newspapers; magazines; trade journals; newsletters; wire service reports; and transcripts of television and radio news programs.​