Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) - Elmira native Peter Keenan will officially announce his candidacy for the Chemung County Legislature on Saturday.

Keenan will host a kick-off party at Horigan's Tavern from 1pm to 3pm.

Keenan, an Elmira Southside native, said he is looking to "Bring honest, ethical, moral and fair government to Chemung County." Keenan has spent his career working for various non-profit organizations, and is currently a grassroots organizer for New York Progressive Action Network.