Idaho Statesman: Education veteran declares candidacy for legislature

John McCrostie, a 14-year resident of Garden City and an Idaho schoolteacher for 11 years, announced his candidacy Friday for seat 16A in the Idaho House of Representatives.

Democrat Grant Burgoyne occupies the seat now, but is running in the 2014 election to replace retiring Sen. Les Bock.

According to a statement published Friday, McCrostie has taught music in Mountain Home, Gooding and Boise, and plans to earn a law degree from Concordia University School of Law in 2015.