Sen. Rich Draheim is serving his first term in the Minnesota State Senate, serving District 20, which includes the cities of Le Sueur, New Prague, Belle Plaine, Elko, New Market, Montgomery, Lonsdale, Northfield, and surrounding townships.

Draheim, is a Business Administration graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, with nearly three decades of business management experience. He currently serves on the Agriculture, Rural Development and Housing Finance committee as well as the Agriculture, Rural Development and Housing Policy committee.

Draheim and his wife, Lynnette, have been married for 16 years. They are the parents of two children who attend public school in Cleveland.