Common Sense Leadership for Accountable State Government

“I’ll work with my forward-looking counterparts on both sides of the aisle to bring an accountable, new direction to our State.”

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Campaign Events, Issue Updates and Personal Messages from Rich.

Lifelong South Central Minnesota Resident and
Experienced Small Business Owner

Rich Draheim brings Common Sense Leadership for Accountable State Government.


Promotion of job creation and growth of main street economies.


Fair education funding, reform and accountability.


Overall emphasis on effective and efficient government.

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I'm out door knocking every week in towns throughout Rice County. Winning will require a strong grassroots organization.  Will you join us?

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Will you put my sign in your yard?
I'll even come out in put it in for you.


We are well on our way, but still short on our fundraising goals and all donations greatly appreciated.

Campaign Updates and Upcoming Events

It’s Not a Suggestion

It’s Not a Suggestion

The Second Amendment was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the first ten amendments contained in the Bill of Rights. It reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not...

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Safe Roads and Bridges

Safe Roads and Bridges

The Minnesota Constitution spells out our rights, liberties, and how government is to be organized. Very few sections of the constitution outline how money is to be spent. Transportation is one of those sections, so we have a constitutional obligation to get it right....

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