Democrat Mark Schauer announces run for governor

Democrat Mark Schauer is hoping to take on current Governor Rick Snyder in the 2014 election.

Democrat Mark Schauer has announced that he will run for governor of Michigan.

He said on his Twitter account that, "Iâ??m in! Today Iâ??m announcing my campaign for governor. Iâ??m ready to run, Iâ??m ready to work & Iâ??m ready to win."

Schauer is a former U.S. Congressman from Battle Creek. He was elected to that position in 2008, but lost his bid for re-election in 2010.

Current Republican Governor Rick Snyder has not yet officially announced that he will run for re-election.

The election will take place in 2014.

You can find Mark Schauer's Twitter feed here.

His official website is located here.