Joe Hoppe (politician)
|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 47B district
January 7, 2003
|Preceded by||redrawn district|
|Born||December 13, 1964|
|Political party||Republican Party of Minnesota|
|Alma mater||Saint John's University|
Joseph R. "Joe" Hoppe (born December 13, 1964) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 47B, which includes portions of Carver County in the southwestern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. He is also a local businessman and works in communications.
Minnesota House of Representatives
Hoppe was first elected in 2002, and was re-elected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012. He ran unopposed in 2010 and 2012. He was the chair of the House Commerce Committee during the 2011–2012 session.
Hoppe is a hunter and angler, and participated in the 2011 Governor's Fishing Opener with Minnesota House of Representatives Speaker Kurt Zellers and Governor Mark Dayton. He was also invited to the Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener in 2011.