The longest-serving Republican official in the North Dakota Capitol has announced he's running for another term.

Al Jaeger announced Monday he will seek the GOP's endorsement for secretary of state.

The 74-year-old Jaeger has served more than two decades in the office that is best known for supervising elections. The former Fargo real estate salesman was first elected in 1992.

Fargo Rep. Josh Boschee says he will announce Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic endorsement for the seat.

Jaeger also faces an intraparty challenge from 41-year-old Mandan businessman Will Gardner.

The state GOP convention is scheduled April 6-8 in Grand Forks.