Keith Brooks, an insurance agent in Saline County who lives near Ferndale, announced today as a Republican candidate for House District 31, currently held by Republican Rep. Andy Davis of Little Rock, who’s not seeking re-election.

The district covers parts of western Pulaski County and Saline County.

Brooks’ news release indicates he’ll favor the Walton side of the education ledger. He says “choice” is important in education. Choice for women’s medical decisions is another matter. He said he’s committed to fighting for “life at every turn.” He also says he’s a Christian and a graduate of Harding University.