|Montana State Senate, District 17|
|Years of service||3 years, late 1960s|
Richman served three years in the Army, one of which was in Vietnam; he is a lifetime member of the VFW Post 4744 and the Disabled American Veterans. After managing a John Deere dealership as well as a ranch, he went into the insurance industry, ultimately co-owning a business with his wife. He has served on several boards and councils, including the Harlem City Council and the Harlem School Board.
Richman's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"I feel taxed to death, and its time we give our taxpayers - that's me and you - a break!"
Right to Life
- Excerpt:"We've killed a whole generation of babies and this must stop. We need to get back to those good old Judeo Christian values of God, family and country. How can it be okay to not notify a parent that a young girl is having an abortion, but we can't give her a tylenol for the pain in school?"
- Excerpt:"I feel just like Charlton Heston - the only way you'll get my guns is from my cold dead hands."
- See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012
Richman ran in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 17. Richman defeated Douglas Stuart in the June 5 primary election and was defeated by Greg Jergeson (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Montana State Senate, District 17 Republican Primary, 2012|
Richman and his wife, Rita, have been married since August 3, 1969. They have two children and five grandchildren. Richman considers himself a "born-again Christian."
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- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012