|Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 27th district
|Preceded by||Chris Telfer|
|Constituency||Bend, Redmond, Sunriver, and Tumalo.|
Tim Knopp is a Republican member of the Oregon Senate, representing the 27st District. The former majority leader of the Oregon House of Representatives challenged incumbent Republican senator Chris Telfer in the 2012 primary elections. Knopp positioned himself as the more conservative candidiate and criticized Telfer's record on job creation. He went on to win the primary and then the general election.
Personal life 
Mr. Knopp is married to Melissa Knopp, and has four children, Emilie, Daniel, Reagan, and Grace.