I am running for the Minnesota House because I believe that our politics can be a positive force to improve lives.

I learned this as an intern on Senator Paul Wellstone’s campaign and ever since, I have been committed to community and public service. 

That’s how I’ve met many of you, both in our community and at the Capitol. I serve on the Richfield City Council and am proud of the progress we’ve made to become a thriving and more inclusive city. Previously, I served as Communications Director at the Minnesota House of Representatives where I was honored to help raise the minimum wage increase, make a historic investment in education and pass the freedom to marry. I want to work creatively with you, at the intersection of community and policymaking, to make meaningful change on the issues that matter most to Richfield and Bloomington residents.

My wife Sarah and I live in Richfield with our 3-year-old son Calvin. My parents (also known as babysitters-in-chief) live not too far away in Bloomington. District 50A is the home we love. It would be an honor to serve our community in the Minnesota House and work with you to build a better future.

If we take on the big challenges facing our state with bold leadership and collective action, I am so optimistic about what we can achieve together.  


Michael Howard