Life long resident, small business owner, and active member of the community.
Rick Brattin is the member of the Missouri House of Representatives serving the 55th District. Elected in the general election of 2010, he was appointed House Majority Floor Whip, chosen Freshman Class President, and received the Freshman Legislator Award two years in a row. He has been an actvive and prolific lawmaker sponsoring and cosponsoring several bills in his first two sessions of his first term. Rick won re-election to represent the new Missouri 55th District to inlcude most of the previous 124th District of central Cass County.
Rick was born in July 1980 and grew up in Greenwood, Missouri where he graduated from Lee's Summit High School. After graduating, he worked in the construction industry until September 11, 2001. He then joined the United States Marine Corps where he served for six years as a Noncommissioned Officer. Since then, Rick has been owner and operator of a family construction company and tends a 40-acre farm in central Cass County north of Harrisonville.
He is blessed to have a wonderful family with three beautiful children Mariah, Kayla, and Rick. He and his kids are devoted Christians and members of the Strasburg Baptist Church. Rick is active throughout the District from Raymore to Peculiar to Garden City. He stands firm on conservative values and faith and will never waiver on these principles.