Ruth Richardson

Democrat for MN-State House, 52B

Top issues: Safe & healthy communities, Quality education for all, Economic growth, Women’s rights and choice, Affordable healthcare, Accountability and transparency

Profession: Public administrator

Professional Background: Director of Programs, Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Adjunct Professor, Metropolitan State University; Deputy Director, City of St. Paul Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity

Education: BA, sociology & history, University of MN-Twin Cities; JD, William Mitchell College of Law

Did You Know?

Ruth’s father was injured on the job, but strong union protections ensured she and her family didn’t lose everything. That childhood experience has inspired her to be a strong fighter for unions to this day.