Addie Lee Green
|Addie Lee Green|
|Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next primary||August 4, 2015|
|Bolton Election Commissioner|
|Bachelor's||Jackson State University (Attended)|
|Profession||Community Activist, Volunteer; Retired Electrical Worker|
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.
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.
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.
Green attended Utica Junior College and at Jackson State University, where she studied sociology.
- Attended Hinds/Utica Junior College.
- Attended Jackson State University
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 Auditor election, 2015
Public Service Commission (3 seats)
See also: Mississippi Public Service Commission election, 2015
Green narrowly defeated Bruce Burton in the Democratic primary on August 2. 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.
|Public Service -- Democratic primary results|
|Democratic Party||Addie Green||52%|
|Democratic Party||Bruce Burton||48%|
|Mississippi Public Service Commission (Central/District 1), 2011|
|Republican||Lynn Posey Incumbent||56.4%||157,675|
|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.
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- Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture
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- Mississippi down ballot state executive elections, 2011
- Mississippi Public Service Commission
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2015 Candidate Qualifying List," accessed March 4, 2015
- Jackson Free Press, "Candidate of the Day: Addie Green," July 29, 2011
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- Addie Green 2011 campaign website, "About Us," accessed March 16, 2015
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Election 2011 Runoff Results," accessed December 16, 2013
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