Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
KOPETSKI, Michael J. (1949-)

KOPETSKI, MICHAEL J., a Representative from Oregon; born in Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore., October 27, 1949; attended public schools; B.A., American University, 1971; J.D., Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, 1978; aide to Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, 1973-1974; delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1976; committee administrator, Oregon State legislature, 1977-1979, 1981; labor, management and education consultant, 1981-1984; community organizer, Oregon Law Related Education project, 1986; advertising executive, 1989-1990; member, Oregon house of representatives, 1985-1989; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; unsuccessful nominee in 1988 to the One Hundred First Congress; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and One Hundred Third Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 1995); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1990, 4 commercials on 2 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during Michael Kopetski's campaign for the 1990 U.S. congressional election in District 5 of Oregon, Democratic Party.


Willamette University
Archives and Special Collections, Mark O. Hatfield Library
Salem, OR
Papers: 1976-1995, 51 linear feet.
The personal and political papers of Michael Kopetski include manuscripts, audiovisual material, scrapbooks, photographs, campaign records, and memorabilia.