Ed Crocker

Ed Crocker DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Ed CrockerDEMDemocrat American politician
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Ed Crocker (born February 28, 1948) is an American politician. He was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on February 28, 1948. Crocker earned an associate degree from Pasadena City College, then attended the University of California at Berkeley, where he finished a bachelor's degree. Crocker graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1985 with a master's degree in public administration. He was active in several local civic groups and worked for the Oklahoma Senate. Crocker sat on the Norman City Council starting in 1989, resigning the next year to run for the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He won reelection against Republican Steve Byas twice, in 1992 and 1994. Crocker left the state house in 1996 to face J. C. Watts, as Watts sought reelection to the United States House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 4th congressional district. Crocker's run for national office was funded by labor unions and education organizations. Crocker drew attention to Watts' personal life and business dealings in a campaign noted for negativity.In October 2017, Crocker declared his candidacy for the Oklahoma Senate, stating that he would run as a Republican.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of California, Berkeley
University of Oklahoma
Pasadena City College
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Norman City Council
Ward I
1989 - 90
Candidate for US House of Representatives
Oklahoma State House of Representatives
Oklahoma Long Term Care Associates
1996 - 2011
Executive Director
Oklahoma Association on Alcoholism
1989 - 1990
Project Manager
Oklahoma Advisory Committee on Intergovernment Relations
1988 - 1989
Other Experience1 - 1 of 1
Senior Legislative Analyst
Oklahoma State Senate Finance Committee
1985 - 1988