The Lt. Governor has officially filed to run for the U.S. Senate.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman has filed the necessary paperwork to possibly run for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2022.

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Fetterman filed his statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.

The Lt. Governor has told KDKA that while this is not an official announcement, it is a requirement when fundraising is being done.

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While he has not made a formal announcement, the filing shows that he could run for the seat that Senator Pat Toomey will vacate.

Fetterman raised $1 million in two weeks after announcing he was exploring a Senate run last month.

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