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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 442 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

Backers push for vote on driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

Jonathan Avise Session Daily Maria Negreros says she risks breaking the law each day to drive her children to preschool. Jovita Morales told lawmakers that in August 2007 it took hours to reach her two children who had been inside a bus that fell along with the Interstate 35W bridge ...

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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 159

    A Senate resolution recognizing the staff of Evergreen Park World Cultures Community School for its extraordinary support to students and family members during a time tragedy

  • SF 2121

    Family partnership facility construction appropriation

  • SF 2100

    Motorcycle owners medical payments insurance coverage requirement

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  • SF 2035

    Ramsey county transitional housing grant appropriation

  • SF 2034

    Ujamaa Place GED training program appropriation

  • SR 128

    A Senate resolution honoring Stevie Wonder for his contributions to music and his charitable works

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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Sources

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