Eau Claire (WQOW) - Eric Larsen, a former Eau Claire City Council member, announced his candidacy for the 91st Assembly seat Friday.
Larsen, a retired Deputy Chief of Police for the Eau Claire Police Department, is a member of the city Plan Commission.
He said he decided to run because he has seen first hand how the current legislature and Governor Walker have diminished the authority of local communities and school districts like Eau Claire's to control their own destiny.
Larsen said he will fight for the following issues:
Larsen is the third candidate to announce in a week.