CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) Chattanooga lawyer Chuck Fleischmann says he plans to seek the republican nomination for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat in 2010.
This is the first race for elective office for the 46-year-old.
His campaign will hold a kickoff event Tuesday at the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel.
Bradley County Sheriff Tim Gobble is also a GOP candidate.
Former State Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Paula Flowers of Oak Ridge is seeking the democratic nomination.