PHOENIX — A Yuma farmer has taken the oath of office to replace a Republican state lawmaker who was expelled following sexual harassment allegations.

Tim Dunn was sworn in as a member of the Arizona House of Representatives on Tuesday. He replaces former Rep. Don Shooter, wo was expelled by a 56-3 vote on Feb. 1.

Dunn took the oath in the House chambers. The oath was administered by Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Gould while Dunn’s wife, Eileen Dunn, held the bible.

Dunn is a grain and vegetable grower who also runs a seed marketing business.

The 13TH District he will represent runs from the western Phoenix suburbs to Yuma.