PHOTO: WIMA/Jason Aldrich

He's a former county prosecutor- county commissioner- state senator- and state supreme court judge.

Now- he wants to be a state representative for Lima and AllenCounty.

Bob Cupp officially announced his campaign for the position on Tuesday.

He talked about the main reasons why he decided to run.

Cupp does have competition- meaning there will be a primary next spring.

Lima City Councilman Kurt Neeper will be wrapping up his term on council at the end of the year- and will also seek the state representative seat.

Matt Huffman is the current seat holder- but cannot run again due to term limits.