Florida Republicans are reaching out to Jeb Bush Jr., son of former Gov. Jeb Bush, to run for the seat of retiring Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
The National Republican Congressional Committee approached Bush Jr., as well as Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, the Miami Herald reported.
Lopez-Cantera declined to comment and Bush did not immediately respond to requests from the newspaper.
Florida’s 27th Congressional District is rated Leans Democratic by Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales.