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Ben Higgins Plans to Do Something No Other Bachelor Has Ever Done

Who would have ever thought that we might have a former Bachelor in office? But that’s exactly what might be happening!

Ben Higgins reportedly wants to run for a seat in the Colorado House of Representatives. The Bachelor alum starred on season 20 of the beloved reality TV show, where he eventually found love with his now-fiancée Lauren Bushnell.

Higgins confirmed to The Colorado Independent that he is “seriously considering a run.” The newspaper reports that Higgins, who works as a business analyst, has already been consulting with prominent Colorado politicians about the prospect. If he were to run, Higgins would belong to House District 4 and would be a Republican.

Higgins’ website gives no hints about his potential run. An official statement on the website reads, “Thank you for your support as Ben explores his opportunities to make a positive impact on his local community.” It also offers a mailing list you can join to stay up-to-date with what Higgins is doing.

Running for office would definitely be an exciting step for this Bachelor alum. We wish him all the best in his endeavors! But, seriously, how cool would it be to have a former Bachelor in office? 

Alexandra is in her fourth and final year at McGill University, studying Joint Honors Political Science and Philosophy with a minor in Sexual Diversity Studies. She is a self-described coffee addict and Netflix junkie. Alexandra is passionate about sassy comebacks, collecting mason jars, and her hair straighenter. In her spare time she enjoys binge watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer and shopping as a sport. Follow her sarcastic pursuits on Twitter @AlmostAlexandra and her obsession with filters on Instagram @alexandrasakellariou.