|South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture|
|January 2005 - Present|
|Years in position||9|
|Predecessor||Charles Sharp (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 2006|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||September 14, 2004|
|Bachelor's||University of South Carolina|
Weathers is a co-owner with brother, Landy Weathers, of Weathers Farms, Inc. a 650-cow dairy operation in Bowman, and Weathers Trucking, Inc., a bulk milk delivery service for over 30 dairies in South Carolina. Weathers is a former Corporate Banking Officer with C&S National Bank. He is also a partner of Circle W Farms, a row crop farming operation in Bowman.
- University of South Carolina, B.S. in Accounting and Finance
South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner (2004-present)
According to his campaign website, Weathers is running for re-election as South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture in 2014. He won the Republican nomination in the primary on June 10. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
|South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner, Republican Primary, 2014|
|Election Results Via:South Carolina Unofficial Election Results.|
|South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, 2010|
|Republican||Hugh Weathers Incumbent||60.1%||792,260|
|Democratic||Tom E. Elliott||39.8%||525,229|
|Election Results Via: South Carolina Election Commission|
On November 7, 2006, Hugh Weathers won re-election to the office of South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture. He defeated Emile DeFelice in the general election.
|South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, 2006|
|Republican||Hugh Weathers Incumbent||59.7%||635,903|
|Election Results Via: South Carolina State Election Commission|
Comprehensive donor information for Weathers is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Weathers raised a total of $829,633 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 11, 2013.
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 Hugh Weathers's donors each year. Click [show] for more information.
|Hugh Weathers's Campaign Contributions|
South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$14,825 (Dem)|
|Top 5 contributors||Williams Farms LLC||$3,500|
|Steven C Francis||$3,500|
|Communications Strategies Inc||$3,500|
|Palmetto Leadership Council||$3,500|
|Tammie H Francis||$3,500|
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- South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture
- South Carolina down ballot state executive elections, 2014
- Official campaign website
- South Carolina Department of Agriculture - Commissioner Hugh Weathers
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Facebook profile
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006
- South Carolina Department of Agriculture, "About Us" accessed November 12, 2012
- Newt Gingrich 2012, "South Carolina Legislative Endorsements For Newt Gingrich," January 20, 2012
- South Carolina Elections Commission, "November 2010 General Election Results," accessed March 26, 2011
- Follow the Money, " Career fundraising for Hugh Weathers," accessed May 11, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
Charles Sharp (R)
|South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture
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