UPDATE: Nunnelee files to run for congress

State Senator Alan Nunnelee has filed organizational papers with federal officials announcing his intent to run for congress, the Daily Journal confirmed today.

This would be for the seat held by conservative Democrat, Rep. Travis Childers of Booneville.

The election for that office is scheduled for November 2010.

The papers filed with the Federal Election Commission are a statement of candidacy and his statement of organization.

More on this story as it is available.

NEMS Daily Journal