Dick Franson

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Richard Franson
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Minnesota
Campaign website
Richard "Dick" Franson was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Minnesota.


Franson received his bachelor's degree in Public Administration. He served in the Army for 23 years and worked as a Federal Appraiser. He was also an alderman for the 12th Ward of Minneapolis for 15 years.[1]



See also: United States Senate elections in Minnesota, 2012

Franson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Minnesota. He was defeated by incumbent Amy Klobuchar in the Democratic primary.


Franson was a candidate for Minnesota Secretary of State in the 2010 election. He ran in the Democratic Party primary for the seat that is currently occupied by incumbent Democrat Mark Ritchie, but lost that election.

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Franson's reports.[2]

Dick Franson (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[3]March 31, 2012$95.02$6,741.66$(6,741.66)$95.02
July Quarterly[4]June 30, 2012$95.02$8,731.84$(8,731.84)$95.02
Running totals

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