Representative Bruce Anderson (House District 19A) will seek the open seat in the newly formed Minnesota Senate District 29.
Anderson said, "I have been very humbled by the outpouring of support from all corners of the new district."
Newly formed Senate District 29 covers Monticello, Buffalo, Rockford, Delano, Montrose, Waverly, Howard Lake, Annandale, Maple Lake and South Haven, as well as surrounding townships.
Anderson currently represents the cities of Buffalo, Clearwater, Maple Lake, and Monticello and eight townships. He has been active throughout Wright County in political and civic activities.
He said, "It has been an honor to serve Wright County in the Minnesota House and I will bring that same principled voice to the Minnesota Senate."
Anderson resides in Buffalo Township with his wife, Ruth.