Adam Putnam

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Adam Putnam
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Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
In office
January 4, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida (1995)
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.



  • BA, Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida, 1995[1]

Political career

Agriculture Commissioner (2010-Present)

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


On his website, Putnam lists six main issues of his agenda:[2]

  • 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)


Presidential preference


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

Adam Putnam endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]



Putnam won election in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating Scott Maddox (D), Ira Chester (TEA), and Thad Hamilton (NPA).[4]

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Succeeded by