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lawyer , politician , member of the Minnesota House of Representatives

Bobby Joe Champion is a Minnesota politician and member of the.


Champion, Bobby Joe was born on December 17, 1963.


Bachelor in Political Science, Macalester College. Juris Doctor, William Mitchell College Law.


He is also an attorney. He later received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, also in Saint Paul. He worked as an assistant Minnesota attorney general under Hubert H. Humphrey III and Mike Hatch, and as an attorney for a legal rights center.

He was executive director of the Midwest Chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors, and was program director for Social Spaces with Stairstep Initiative. He was re-elected in 2010.


  • Champion graduated from Minneapolis North High School, then went on to Macalester College in Saint Paul, receiving his B.A. in political science. He also worked with Flyte Tyme Productions and was co-founder and director of the Grammy-nominated Excelsior Choir. Champion was elected to the House in 2008, unseating first-term incumbent Augustine Dominguez.

    In November 2012, Champion was elected to the , defeating Republican Jim Lilly by a margin of 82%–18%.


Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, Democratic Party.


A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represents District 59, which includes portions of downtown and north Minneapolis in Hennepin County.


Married Angela Champion. 3 children.

Angela Champion