By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims is looking for a new job in Harrisburg — lieutenant governor. Sims became the first candidate to officially launch his campaign for the commonwealth’s No. 2 job.

He’s represented parts of Center City in the State House since 2012.

Sims is also the first openly gay person elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

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The current lieutenant governor, John Fetterman, is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate next year.