Richard

Reisdorf

U.S. House in 2022
MN 1st Congressional District

US Navy Veteran. Pro‑Peace Advocate.
Legal Marijuana Now Candidate.

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About our Candidate

Richard B. Reisdorf

U.S. House of Representatives
– Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District

United States Navy Veteran and active member of Disabled American Veterans and Veterans for Peace.

Advocate for Veterans Healthcare and an ardent opponent of the extreme financial, environmental, and human costs of U.S. wars.

Richard Reisdorf - Legal Marijuana Now Candidate

Lifetime of
Service & Sacrifice

  • Cub ScoutsLater Wilderness Canoe Guide as an Explorer Scout (College Scout Reserve), 1963-1966
  • Presbyterian Church USABaptism, Confirmation, and Ordination as a Deacon and an Elder
  • Military ServiceAirman in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War
  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Life Member
  • DAV, Chapter #10, MankatoLong-Time Member
  • Veterans for Peace, Chapter #27Long-Time Member
  • Nautical Research GuildLong-Time Member

Organizing &
Volunteering

  • Habitat for HumanityVolunteer
  • Echo Food Shelf, MankatoVolunteer
  • Mankato Area Green PartyTreasurer
  • Gus Johnson Plaza ResidentsTreasurer and Secretary
  • Washington Park Neighborhood AssociationCo-Chair and Secretary
  • Carnegie Art CenterBoard of Directors

Community
Involvement

  • Classic Cinema & Mystery Theatre, Vine Adult Community CenterCo-presenter
  • Music Entertainment at the Vine Respite Center
  • Citizens for a Non-Nuclear WorldWashington DC Lobby
  • Election JudgeBlue Earth County, 2002-2014
  • Mass Transit Advisory GroupCity of Mankato
  • Mankato Ballet’s Production of the NutcrackerPlayed the Grandfather, 22 Years
  • Mankato State University’s Production of Fiddler on the RoofPlayed the Rabbi
  • District #77 School Board Candidate2005

Memberships

  • Blue Earth County Historical Society
  • Maine Maritime Museum
  • Wisconsin Maritime Museum
  • Mystic Seaport Museum
  • Mankato Paddling and Outings Club

Minnesota's
1st Congressional District (2023)

Minnesota CD-1 spans the entire southern border of the state. The major cities in this area are Rochester, Mankato, Winona, Austin, Owatonna, Albert Lea, New Ulm, and Worthington.

Legal Marijuana Now Party

End Cannabis Prohibition

The Legal Marijuana Now Party is a political party organized in the United States to oppose drug prohibition. Legal Marijuana Now was established in 1998 in St. Paul, MN.

LMN is a recognized major political party in Minnesota.

Candidate Issues

Richard’s Top Priorities

“My purpose in running for office is to work to reduce human suffering & the suffering of the planet.”

– Richard Reisdorf

1. End the 100 Year-Old Drug War

2. End the 32 Year-Old Gulf War

3. Drastically Reduce Air, Water, and Soil Pollution

4. Initiate Universal Single-Payer Health Care

5. Initiate Instant Run-off Voting and Proportional Representation

6. Institute a Program of Diversified Agriculture

7. End the Production of Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power Plants

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