Corning farmer Rouse running for Assembly
Rouse said he has filed his candidacy papers and will run in the June primary.
He joins a field of two Republican candidates, Tehama County Supervisor Bob Williams of Corning, and Assemblyman Dan Logue of Linda.
If no single candidate gets a simple majority of votes, the top two winners of the primary will move on to the general election in November.
Williams is a rancher, and Rouse is an olive farmer.
Logue is in the real estate business.
He was elected to the Assembly in 2008 after serving as a Yuba County supervisor.
The new 3rd Assembly district takes in the northern and eastern half of Colusa County, includes the Yuba-Sutter area and then expands north to take in Tehama County and surrounding counties.