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Leach to run for Congress; seat hasn't opened... yet...

Published On: Apr 01 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 02 2013 05:56:15 PM CDT

It appears a state lawmaker who wants Schwartz's job is jumping the gun.

It appears a state lawmaker who wants Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz's job is jumping the gun.

Montgomery County State Senator Daylin Leach says he's running for Schwartz's seat.

There's one problem.

Schwartz hasn't officially announced her candidacy for governor though she's expected to at some point.

Leach was elected to the state house in 2002 and the state senate in 2008.

He's been a proponent of same-sex marriage, marijuana legalization, environmental protection and other civil rights issues.