Guillory to Decide Next Week on Congressional Run

Published 07/17 2014 02:32PM

Updated 07/17 2014 02:36PM

Richwood -- Republican State Senator Elbert Guillory tells KTVE/KARD that he'll decide early next week if he'll be a candidate for Congress in the 5th Congressional District race.

Guillory represents the Opelousas area, which is the southern portion of the district.

Guillory says he and his family are weighing their options on whether or not to run and that he's received encouragement from a a number of people to run.

If Guillory does run, he'll join a field that includes Congressman Vance McAllister, and Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo.

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