MN-01: Brad Finstad (R)
Brad Finstad is a conservative running for Congress.
He served as President Donald J. Trump’s state director for USDA Rural Development in Minnesota. He worked to support infrastructure improvements, business development, homeownership, community services such as schools, public safety and health care, and high-speed internet access in rural areas.
A fourth-generation resident of the New Ulm area, he and his wife Jaclyn met on the school bus in second grade. Today they are the parents of seven children. Together with their extended family, they operate a family farm that has been active for generations.
He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Agriculture Education with emphasis in Rural Leadership Development. His prior positions include serving as executive director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, executive director of the Center for Rural Policy & Development, area director with the Minnesota Farm Bureau, and three terms representing Brown, Watonwan, and Redwood counties in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
The biographical information above was sourced from the candidate’s campaign website.