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Richardson, Ruth A.

House 2019-Present (District 52B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1976 (uncertain)
Birth Place: ,
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Date of Death:
Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: Black
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Mendota Heights
Occupation (when first elected):

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota; B.A.; History/Sociology
University of Minnesota; Masters Degree;
William Mitchell College of Law; J.D.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/Council: Minnesota Board of Social Work; 03/10/2009 to 01/07/2013 [Appointed]
Municipal Government: Saint Paul, Minnesota (Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity Deputy Director); 01/2011 to 08/2012
State Agency: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (Urban Initiatives Board Member); 06/30/2011 to 01/05/2015 [Appointed]

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse:
Children: Two children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She is reported as an African-American candidate in the Star Tribune. ("Election Endorsements," October 31, 2018)

Total Days Served: 283

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 52B
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: Mendota Heights
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation:
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Commerce Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Education Finance Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Transportation Finance & Policy Division Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2019 House Interview



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