Third candidate joins U.S. Senate race

POSTED: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 6:14am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:00pm

Another candidate has joined the U.S. Senate race.

Mike Spears is challenging, incumbent David Vitter, and democratic Congressman Charlie Melancon.

Spears is a Lafayette business man and Gulf War veteran.

He's registered as an independent, and said it's time to take the tea party into the halls of Congress.

The general election is November 2nd.