*Investigating Public Figures with Primary Sources

A guide to finding primary sources by politicians, activists, and pundits. Created for POLS4590.

Starting Information

Jason WestName: Jason West
Political Role: Mayor of New Paltz, NY from 2003-2007 & 2011-2015
Known For: 2004 same-sex marriages in NY, prior to 2011 Marriage Equality Act
Researched Because: Living politician who served as mayor in the town where Librarian Charlene attained her undergraduate degrees
Research Goal: Locate primary sources that depict the political views of Jason West, former mayor of New Paltz, NY


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