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Bobby Joe Champion

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

Bobby Joe Champion represents Senate District 59 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of seven committees, and is the primary sponsor of 381 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

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 ...

Independent investigation needed in ethics complaints against Sens. Hayden and Champion

The second act of the “elephant and donkey” show played out at the State capitol last week. The hearing on ethics complaints filed against DFL Sens. Jeff Hayden and Bobby Joe Champion failed to seriously examine the issues, and instead exposed the unwillingness of legislators to address allegations of misconduct ...

MPS leaders' affidavits shed light on chronology of no-bid CSI contract

Amid a flurry of parliamentary kickboxing at the Capitol Wednesday afternoon, a credible, logical version of events concerning Minneapolis Public Schools' (MPS) granting of a huge no-bid contract to a longtime district critic finally emerged. If affidavits supplied by district leaders are to be believed, the chronology of events surrounding ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SR 267

    A Senate resolution concerning the detention and torture of the Somali people in Kenya

  • SF 2903

    Chicano/Latino people affairs council, Black Minnesotans council and Asian-Pacific Minnesotans council transfer to department of human rights; American Indian liaison office in the Minnesota management and budget (MMB) office establishment

  • SF 2571

    Criminal vehicular homicide or operation statute technical amendments authorization and driving while impaired law compatibility establishment

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  • HF 2912

    Personal property liens regulated, and sale of motor vehicle held by a licensed dealer provided.

  • SF 2480

    Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act

  • SF 2538

    Motor vehicle lien held by a licensed dealer sale provisions

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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