State Representative
Jules Kopel-Bailey photo


Occupation: Economist/Sustainable Development Specialist, ECONorthwest

Occupational Background: Strategic Planning, New York City Department of Small Business Services; Team Leader, South Sudan UNICEF Graduate Consulting Project; English Teacher, Guilin University of Technology

Educational Background: B.A., Lewis and Clark College; M.P.A./U.R.P., Princeton University

Prior Governmental Experience: Policy Advisor, Office of the Oregon Secretary of State

Community Involvement: Board member, Oregon League of Minority Voters; Sunnyside Neighborhood Energy

"Jules Kopel-Bailey is part of the next generation of great
Oregon leaders. His experience, his thoughtfulness, and his
commitment to service will make all Oregonians proud to have
him in office. We need his leadership in Salem."
Governor John Kitzhaber

Jules doesn't just have the idealism to know what's right, he has the experience to make what's right real.

Jules knows what it takes to build a sustainable economy; He will fight to create jobs, protect our environment, and ensure quality education for every Oregonian.

Jules has an exceptional track record working with communities and leaders from every county in Oregon, including helping to defeat a proposed WalMart in Northeast Portland.

When Jules was seriously injured, having health care made the difference. He knows all Oregonians need affordable health care.

Jules has worked all over the world, and will bring that experience to the legislature.

"I've known and worked with Jules for many years, and I know first hand his commitment to Oregon and our quality of life."
Bill Bradbury, Oregon Secretary of State

Endorsements Include:
Governor John Kitzhaber
Robert Liberty, Metro Councilor
Beverly Stein, Former State Representative and Multnomah County Chair
Serena Cruz Walsh, Former Multnomah County Commissioner
Dick Springer, Former Senate Majority Leader
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Oregon Education Association
Sierra Club
Portland Association of Teachers
Bike. Walk. Vote.
Joint Council of Teamsters No. 37
Carpenter's Local Union 247
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council #5
Pile Drivers, Divers and Shipwrights Local 2416

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(This information furnished by Friends of Jules.)