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The former TV weatherman, who changed his name to ‘meteorologists’ planned for Pennsylvania office

Meteorologist Drew Anderson said, he plans to run for Congress in Pennsylvania.

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A former local TV weatherman, who said legally changed his name to “meteorologist Drew Anderson” in the past year, it’s a great chance that he is running for Congress in Pennsylvania.

Anderson, 29, a Penn State alumnus, reported on the weather for the NBC affiliate WGAL-TV and Fox affiliate-JAPANESE-TV in Central Pennsylvania but decided to quit to focus on his gig, on his campaign.

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He also teaches meteorology classes at Penn State Lehigh Valley and West Chester University. The flexible-weather frog also fills in and replaces the local middle and high schools.

Anderson told Lancaster Online he was hoping for 1,000 signatures by March 20 to secure a place on the Republican ticket, before the may 15 primary. Anderson to join Bill Neff, the locksmith, who is also looking to challenge U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, the search for a second term.

Anderson told Lancaster Online he was running because, “We need more real people in Washington.”

He also said he wants the “loudest and the largest voice for science in Washington.”

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Anderson swore, if he does not have the necessary signatures, the him on the ballot as a “meteorologist Drew Anderson.”

“I’m the same on-air as I am “off-air”, he said.

Who is the winner of the Republican primary will likely face, Jess King, a Democrat-candidates and non-Profit Director.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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