Rich (Rich) Draheim (R-20)

State Senator Rich Draheim

Rich (Rich) Draheim (R-20)
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Capitol: 651.296.5558
FAX: 651.296.6511
District: 507.381.0808
Room 3227 MN Senate Office Building 95 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55155
3802 Sioux Lane
Madison Lake, MN 56063
Residence:Madison Lake, MN

Committee Assignments


Rich Draheim is a small business owner and Washington Township resident serving his first term in the Minnesota State Senate representing District 20. The district includes most of Le Sueur County, northern Rice County and southern Scott County, including the cities of Le Sueur, New Prague, Belle Plaine, Elko, New Market, Montgomery, Lonsdale, Northfield, and surrounding townships. Draheim, a Business Administration graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, has nearly three decades of business management experience. He began his career working 19 years for area John Deere implement dealerships, owned and operated the Westwood Marina on Lake Washington, and currently owns and manages the highly successful Weichert Realtors, Community Group of Mankato and the New Ulm Event Center. Draheim's legislative priorities include job creation and growth of main street economies, reduced regulatory burden on farmers and small business owners, equitable education funding, government reform and accountability, term-limits, reducing the cost of health care through price transparency, and an overall emphasis on effective and efficient government. Draheim and his wife, Lynnette, have been married for 16 years. They are the parents of two children who attend public school in Cleveland. The family attends Hosanna Lutheran Church, Mankato, where Draheim has been an active member for 40 years.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Lynnette   
Counties Representing
Le Sueur