Another Republican is officially launching a campaign for Iowa's U.S. Senate seat.
State Senator Joni Ernst will launch her campaign to seek the GOP nomination for Tom Harkin's Senate seat with a six city tour.
The 43-year-old Ernst will start Wednesday morning at the Montgomery County Courthouse in her hometown of Red Oak.
She'll appear at McCarthy and Bailey's Big Snug on Pearl Street in Sioux City on Thursday at 5:30pm.
Ernst is the fifth Republican to officially enter the race for the senate seat.
On the Democratic side U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley is his party's only candidate.