Vlad Ryaboy (He/Him) has worked for the DFL since 2012 as Deputy Research Director, Special Projects Coordinator, and Canvasser. Since 2018, he has been the Deputy Research Director. He is proud to be a part of a research team that helped elect Keith Ellison for Attorney General in 2018 and re-elect him in 2022. In the 2022 cycle, in addition to the work done in the statewide Constitutional Officer races, he and the research team wrote 36 opposition research books on GOP legislative candidates, crucial in keeping the MN House majority for an unprecedented 3rd straight time in the 21st Century and finally regaining the MN Senate Majority. He also assisted with redistricting in 2021/early-2022. Vlad was born in Ukraine and immigrated to the U.S. when he was a toddler.