Republican John James, a former U.S. Senate candidate, is “strongly considering” a run for the U.S. House in 2022, two sources close to him said Tuesday, minutes after the state’s redistricting commission adopted a new congressional map.

James, whom many in the GOP view as an influential figure within their party, is expected to run in the new 10th District, which will likely be a battleground featuring portions of Oakland and Macomb counties. The district includes Rochester Hills, Warren and Sterling Heights.

James, a businessman from Farmington Hills, doesn’t appear to live in the new district, but that’s not a legal requirement for running for the U.S. House. James could also move.

On Tuesday afternoon, Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission adopted the new map for the 13 congressional districts that will govern the state’s U.S. House races for the next decade.

Several U.S. House candidates and incumbents began announcing where they would run immediately after the adoption of the map Tuesday.

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