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Regional Politics and Policies in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

Campaigns

Kopetski for CongressKopetski stands at a podium engaged in debate with Congressman Denny Smith

OSU Kopestski for Congress organized in 1990 as a short-term political organization intended to further the campaign of Michael Kopetski for the U.S. House. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

OSU Students for H. Ross Perot 

Established around 1992, OSU Students for H. Ross Perot organized to inform students of the Ross Perot for President Initiative and issues surrounding the subject (voter registration, petition drives) and emphasized the goal of circulating a petition to allow Perot on the Oregon ballot. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Students for Barack Obama: Oregon State Chapter

Formed in 2007, the Students for Barack Obama: Oregon State Chapter formed with the stated purpose of electing Senator Barack Obama to the United States Presidency. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records. In addition, a search for "Students for Barack Obama" on Oregon Digital yields several results, primarily mention of the organization in university periodicals, as well as mentions of similar organizations at other Oregon universities. 

Students for Bush

Formed in 1988, Students for Bush was a short-term organization formed to circulate the name of George Bush for President around the Oregon State University Campus by handing out flyers, buttons, etc. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records. In addition, a search for "Students for Bush" yields several results, many of them mention of the organization in university periodicals, as well as mention of similar organizations at other Oregon universities. 

Students for Jesse Jackson

Established in 1988, Students for Jesse Jackson organized to inform the University community of Jesse Jackson's 1988 campaign, to provide a forum where information on the issues can be disseminated, to encourage University students to register to vote for Jesse Jackson in the 1988 campaign. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Students for Kopetski

Established in 1988, the Students for Kopetski formed to involve the students at Oregon State University in the local congressional election race. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Oregon Students for McCain Club

Organized in 2007, the Oregon Students for McCain was established to promote the election of Senator John McCain to President of the United States of America. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Students for McTeague

Established in 1981, the Students for McTeague formed to encourage and promote Dave McTeague for Congress in the 5th District via activities on and off campus, working closely with the McTeague for Congress Committees. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Students for Packwood

Established in 1985, Students for Packwood organized to help re-elect U.S. Senator Bob Packwood on the collegiate level. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

OSU Students for Barbara Roberts

This short-lived student political organization formed around 1990 to forward Barbara Roberts' candidacy for governor of the state of Oregon during the 1990 campaign. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Students for Berkman

Established around 1994, Students to Elect Craig Berkman Governor of Oregon was a short-lived student organization with the stated purpose of providing information to OSU community on Craig Berkman's campaign for governor. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Ron Wyden holds a basketball and talks to a manStudents for Frohnmayer

Students for Frohnmayer formed around 1990 to provide information about and sway votes for Dave Frohnmayer is his race for Governor of Oregon. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Students for Wyden

Established around 1996, Students for Wyden organized to assist in Ron Wyden's Senate election campaign. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.

Willamette Citizen Student Action Group

A short-lived student organization, the Willamette Citizen Student Action Group formed in 1990 to defeat Congressman Denny Smith (US Rep. OR 5th Congressional District) by registering students to vote and informing them of Smith's voting record and to increase student awareness of environmental issues and their political significance. Information about the formation and administration of the student organization can be found in the Student Club and Organization Records.