Escanaba, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson has formally announced a run for Congress.
The Escanaba Republican is running for the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives currently held by Republican Dan Benishek, who is retiring at the end of his current term.
Casperson says he is entering the race to continue legislative efforts he started on the state level.
Casperson made the announcement this morning in Escanaba, and at a rally later in the day in Traverse City.
Democrats already declared in the race ar Lon Johnson and Jerry Cannon.