State Sen. Mike Parry, a Republican from Waseca, has announced he’ll seek his party’s endorsement to run against Democratic Congressman Tim Walz in the 1st District.
On his Parry for Congress website, he says: “It is time to send a leader to Congress who consistently represents our values both in Minnesota and in Washington.”
Parry is a former broadcaster and manager in the radio industry and currently co-owner of a Waseca pizza restaurant, says the Mankato Free Press. He was first elected to the state Senate in a 2010 special election and then was re-elected to a full term later that year.
Walz is in his third term in the House.