Owensboro native and community activist Dracin Williams released a statement Monday announcing his candidacy for the Owensboro City Commission.

Williams is as a resident monitor at a local drug rehabilitation center.

He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Western Kentucky University and a master’s degree in organizational change and leadership from Colorado Technical University.

Williams is involved in community activism.

Williams previously campaigned for Owensboro mayor in 2019, losing to current Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson.

According to the statement, Dracin has been active during the last year advocating for and listening to “Owensboro's most vulnerable communities.”

“I know it’s difficult to trust in leaders at this moment in history, but I’ve been advocating, listening and doing the work, and will continue to do so as city commissioner,” Dracin said.

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albert smith

This has kind of a “strike while the iron is hot” feel to it, doesn’t it? With the current state of the nation and the major media outlets giving the “woke” such a loud voice, I’m sure we will see many more non traditional candidates-and I love that. That’s what this country is all about. Dare to dream young man. You have to admire someone putting themselves out there like this. However misguided.

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