Will Hagen is a Minnesota native, a social studies teacher, a community leader, a proud Democrat, and is now running to succeed Rep. Ben Lein in MN House District 4a. Will has stood up for the rights of Moorhead residents time and time again. In 2018, he coordinated voter mobilization efforts and, led the fight to restore polling places throughout Moorhead; he firmly believes that all who are eligible should have the opportunity and accessibility to vote.
Will has worked to establish environmental sustainability policies at Minnesota State University Moorhead that will reduce the environmental impacts of the university while saving money. In addition, he has worked to uphold protections for Minnesota’s most important natural resource—water.
Going to both the state and federal capital, Will has successfully advocated for teachers and students including the creation and funding of Open Educational Resources (OERs), the expansion of PELL and state grants, and addressing the issues of food and housing insecurity. Will Hagen has proven that he has the energy and the passion to fight for the people of district 4a, and he’s just getting started.