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}}{{tnr}} '''Adam Putnam''' (b. July 31, 1974) is the [[Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services]].  Putnam, a [[Republican]], assumed office in January 2011.  He previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 2000 to 2010.
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}}{{tnr}} '''Adam Putnam''' (b. July 31, 1974) is the [[Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services]].  Putnam, a [[Republican]], assumed office in January 2011.  He previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 2000 to 2010.<ref>[http://www.freshfromflorida.com/commissioner/bio.html ''Florida Department Of Agriculture and Consumer Services,'' "Commissioner Adam Putnam," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==

Revision as of 09:52, 13 September 2012

Adam Putnam
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Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Incumbent
In office
January 4, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
U.S. House of Representatives (FL-12)
2001 - 2010
Florida House of Representatives
1996 - 2001
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida (1995)
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Adam Putnam (b. July 31, 1974) is the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Putnam, a Republican, assumed office in January 2011. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 2000 to 2010.[1]

Biography

Education

  • BA, Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida, 1995[2]

Political career

Agriculture Commissioner (2010-Present)

Putnam was elected Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services on November 2, 2010.

Agenda

On his website, Putnam lists six main issues of his agenda:[3]

  • Foster economic prosperity
  • Exercise good government
  • Expand energy production
  • Protect Floridians' right to bear arms
  • Champion Florida's natural beauty
  • Motivate communities to be healthy and safe

U.S. House of Representatives (2000-2010)

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Adam Putnam endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2010

Putnam won election in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating Scott Maddox (D), Ira Chester (TEA), and Thad Hamilton (NPA).[5]


Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Putnam 55.9% 2,908,086
     Democratic Scott Maddox 38.1% 1,983,277
     TEA Ira Chester 3.9% 203,598
     No Party Affiliation Thad Hamilton 2% 103,717
Total Votes 5,198,678
Election Results Via: Florida Department of State

Campaign donors

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Adam Putnam's donors each year.[6] Click [show] for more information.


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Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
2011–present
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