George Gainer Pursuing Florida Senate Seat

BAY COUNTY-- Bay County Commissioner George Gainer is trying to make his way to Tallahassee.

Gainer announced Tuesday he is running for the Senate. He is running for the position held by Don Gaetz.

Right now in the Republican Primary, Gainer will be facing Gaetz's son, Representative Matt Gaetz.

In a video released on Gainer's campaign website, Gainer says the values of Northwest Florida are under attack in Tallahassee and he believes he has the experience needed to represent District 1.