Addie Lee Green

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Addie Lee Green
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Candidate for
Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
Next primaryAugust 4, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Bolton Alderwoman
Bolton Election Commissioner
Bachelor'sJackson State University (Attended)
ProfessionCommunity Activist, Volunteer; Retired Electrical Worker
ReligionMissionary Baptist
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Addie Lee Green is a Democratic candidate for Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture in the 2015 elections.[1]

Green ran as a Democratic candidate for the Central District of the Mississippi Public Service Commission in 2011 and 2007. She is a former alderwoman and election commissioner of Bolton, Mississippi.[2]


Green is a career public servant and community activist based in Bolton, Miss. She previously served as the city's election commissioner and as an alderwoman.[3]

Some of her efforts as a volunteer and political activist efforts have included serving as president and youth organizer for the region NAACP branch as well as a member of the national steering committee for Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Before she retired from the Packard Electric-Division of General Motors, she was a member of the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers (IUE) and even served locally as IUE 968 president.[4]

Green attended Utica Junior College and at Jackson State University, where she studied sociology.[3]


  • Attended Hinds/Utica Junior College.
  • Attended Jackson State University



See also: Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture election, 2015

Eleven state executive offices in Mississippi are up for election in 2015. The general election will be held on November 3, 2015, following a primary election on August 4, 2015. Runoffs are scheduled for August 25 in case no candidate receives a majority (50 percent plus one) of the popular vote in a given primary race. The following sections summarize filed candidates running for each state executive office on the ballot:

See also: Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2015

Lieutenant Governor
See also: Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2015

Attorney General
See also: Mississippi Attorney General election, 2015

Secretary of State
See also: Mississippi Secretary of State

State Treasurer
See also: Mississippi Treasurer election, 2015


See also: Mississippi Auditor election, 2015

Commissioner of Agriculture

See also: Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture election, 2015

Commissioner of Insurance

See also: Mississippi Commissioner of Insurance election, 2015

Public Service Commission (3 seats)

See also: Mississippi Public Service Commission election, 2015
Northern District:

Central District:
Incumbent Lynn Posey (R) is not seeking re-election.

Southern District:
Incumbent Steve Renfroe (I) is not seeking re-election.


See also: Mississippi down ballot state executive elections, 2011

Green narrowly defeated Bruce Burton in the Democratic primary on August 2.[5] She fell to incumbent Republican Lynn Posey in the November 8 general election. Independent Danny Ayers was slated to run but his name did not appear on the ballot.

Primary election

Public Service -- Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Addie Green Approveda 52%
     Democratic Party Bruce Burton 48%
Total Votes 102,433

General election

Mississippi Public Service Commission (Central/District 1), 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Posey Incumbent 56.4% 157,675
     Democratic Addie Green 43.6% 121,653
Total Votes 279,328
Election Results via Mississippi Secretary of State


Green has three sons and six grandchildren. She resides in Bolton, and is an active member of the Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church.[4]

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