SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- Missouri State Senator Eric Burlison announced on Twitter he is running for Congress.
Burlison will be running for Missouri’s Seventh District, currently held by Billy Long. Long is running for a Senate seat that Roy Blunt is currently holding.
Blunt announced earlier this year he will not run for re-election in 2022.
Burlison is the state senator for District 20, which covers Christan and part of Greene County and was elected to the position in 2018.