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Guide to the Quentin Kopp Papers
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Description
Quentin Kopp, Independent, served in the California State Senate from 1986 until 1998. His papers consist of 35 cubic feet of textual records and 5 audio cassettes and are organized into the following record series: Bill Files (1987-1998) and Hearing Files (1995-1998).
Background
Quentin Kopp, Independent, served in the California State Senate from 1986 until 1998. In a 1986 special election, he was elected to fill the seat vacated by John Foran after Foran's resignation. Kopp was the first non-incumbent Independent elected to the Senate since 1878. He represented the 8th Senatorial District (South San Francisco, Daly City, Millbrae, Hillsborough, Pacifica, Moss Beach and Burlingame), and after redistricting in 1991, his 8th Senatorial District grew to include San Francisco's Sunset and Richmond areas, as well as the City of San Mateo, the Farallon Islands, and part of Foster City. Kopp served in this position until reaching senate term limitations in 1998.
Extent
35 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.