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Bobby Joe Champion

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Senator — District 59
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Bobby Joe Champion represents Senate District 59 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of seven committees, and is the primary sponsor of 415 bills.

2008 11073.56
2010 5015.13

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

One issue that can bring liberals, conservatives and libertarians together at the state Capitol

It was a sight not often seen at the state Capitol. Standing together Thursday morning were such unlikely allies as Rep. Jerry Hertaus, R-Greenfield; Rep. Ray Dehn, DFL-Minneapolis; Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-Minneapolis; Sen. Dan Hall, R-Burnsville; and the Rev. Jerry McAfee, pastor at New Salem Baptist Church. There were ...

Council on Black Minnesotans announces ‘aggressive’ agenda during its ‘Day on the Hill’

Charles Hallman Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder The Black population in Minnesota has increased by at least six times since the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) was founded in 1980. The COBM’s primary mission is to advise the governor and the state legislature “on statutes or rules necessary to ensure that Black people ...

Haydon-Champion ethics complaint process delayed

Isaac Peterson After the second hearing as part of the ethics complaint against Democratic State Senators Jeff Hayden and Bobby Champion, the process has been placed on hold. The complaint, filed by six Republican Senators on September 24, consists of two major allegations: The first reads, “According to a Star ...

Hayden-Champion ethics complaint process delayed

Isaac Peterson After the second hearing as part of the ethics complaint against Democratic State Senators Jeff Hayden and Bobby Champion, the process has been placed on hold. The complaint, filed by six Republican Senators on September 24, consists of two major allegations: The first reads, “According to a Star ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SF 1247

    Hennepin center for the arts prior appropriation modification

  • SF 1259

    Minneapolis 10th Avenue bridge repair and rehabilitation bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 1258

    Mandatory retirement age for judges increase

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  • SF 1251

    Hennepin county railroad condemnation power limitation

  • SF 1110

    West Metro education program FAIR school buildings conveyance

  • SF 1194

    Higher education student grant assigned family responsibility amounts, state grant tuition caps, and living expenses allowance modifications

Recent Votes

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HF 2958

Wardlow motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5441.0
•••No: 7758.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Wardlow motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5441.0
•••No: 7758.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 247

Davnie motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5844.0
•••No: 7255.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 247

Davnie motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5844.0
•••No: 7255.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Repassage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7154.0
•••No: 6045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Repassage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7154.0
•••No: 6045.0
•••Other: 00.0
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