Former Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville announced yesterday (Monday) that she plans to run for the 7th Congressional District seat.
The seat is currently held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson.
Fischbach, a Republican, served as lieutenant governor after Tina Smith was chosen to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate.
Before serving as lieutenant governor, she served in the Minnesota Senate.