Will Crocker Announces Run for 2nd Barnstable State Representative Seat

CENTERVILLE, MA—Centerville Resident Will Crocker has announced his candidacy for the Massachusetts House of Representatives 2nd Barnstable District.

Will Crocker, a teacher at the Bristol County House of Correction, serves as a Barnstable Town Councilor representing Precinct 6, comprising portions of Centerville and Marstons Mills. Prior to teaching full-time, Will spent many years as a radio news reporter on various local stations including Ocean 104.7, WQRC and WXTK.  Additionally, Will spent 20 years teaching High School Speech and Debate at Barnstable High School, Silver Lake Regional High School and Falmouth Academy.

"I am passionate about serving the residents of Barnstable and Yarmouth.  As a Town Councilor, I have worked tirelessly for our community.  We are being underserved by our current representative and I believe both Barnstable and Yarmouth need a stronger voice on Beacon Hill. I vow to be that voice,” said Will Crocker.  “There are some key issues facing the Mid-Cape, and our towns in particular:  homelessness and the opioid epidemic are at the top of that list.  My experience in the correctional system carries with it a unique perspective on these issues and I look forward to helping bring viable solutions to our communities.  In addition, the towns of Barnstable and Yarmouth have a large contingent of veterans and retirees.  I will stand strong to make sure they are effectively represented.”

The 2nd Barnstable District represents precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 13 in Barnstable and precincts 5 and 6 in Yarmouth.

Will Crocker is planning a March 15, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. kick-off event at Alberto’s Ristorante at 360 Main Street in Hyannis with special guest First Lady of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Lauren Baker.In addition to serving on the Town Council, Will is a trustee for Cape Cod Community College and the Barnstable Historical Society.  Will also serves as a sub-deacon and a longtime member of the Parish Council of St. Michael the Archangel Christian Orthodox Church.  Will Crocker lives with his wife Judy in Centerville.

For more information, please visit his website at www.electwillcrocker.com.

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