Republican Ben Shoval will announce on April 15 that he is running for the seat being vacated by Charles Ross in front of the IRS office 103 S. 7th Ave in Yakima.

Speaking in support of Shoval will be Ross and Tim Eyman at the event.

The Yakima business man says he chose that particular day because, "“My belief that government is too big and too expensive." He continued on to say that he will continue Ross' work to fight for smaller government.

Shoval will be running for the second position in the 14th district which covers portions of Yakima and Clark Counties as well as all of Skamania and Klickitat Counties.

A full list of endorsements will be listed at the event. Charles Ross is resigning to run for Yakima County Auditor.