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|First elected = November 2, 2010
 
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|Term limits = 2 terms
 
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
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}}{{tnr}} '''John McMillan''' is the [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]].  McMillan, a [[Republican]], assumed office in January 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''John McMillan''' (born in Bay Minette, Alabama) is the [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]].  McMillan, a [[Republican]], assumed office in January 2011.<ref name="meet">[http://agi.alabama.gov/about/meet-comm-mcmillan Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries ''Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries,'' "Meet Commissioner McMillan," accessed September 20, 2012]</ref>
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His first term ends January 19, 2015, and he {{2014isrunning}} for re-election in November 2014.
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McMillan launched his campaign for a second term as state commissioner of agriculture and industries in June 2013.<ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/06/alabama_agriculture_commission_2.html ''The Associated Press,'' "Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan launches re-election campaign," June 25, 2013]</ref> He is unopposed in the June 3 [[Republican]] primary. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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==Biography==
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McMillan was born in Bay Minette, Alabama and raised in Stockton, Baldwin County, where he worked on his uncle’s farm and in his father’s sawmill. He attended Stockton School and Baldwin County High School, and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in economics from Rhodes College. After graduation, McMillan returned to work at his family's saw mill. The future commissioner remained there for 20 years, cultivating his understanding and appreciation of the agriculture industry.
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McMillan was Executive Vice President of the Alabama Forestry Association from 1983-2006.<ref name="meet"/>
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===Education===
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*Stockton School
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*Baldwin County High School
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*Bachelor's degree, economics, Rhodes College
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==Political Career==
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===Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture (2010-present)===
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McMillan was first elected [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries|Commissioner]] on November 2, 2010. He will be up for re-election in 2014.
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McMillan first entered politics when he ran for Baldwin County Commission. He served as a member of the commission and on the Baldwin County Republican Executive Committee. His political experience prior to becoming agricultural commissioner also includes three years as Alabama's Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, and two terms as a representative in the [[Alabama House of Representatives|State House]]. In addition, he made an unsuccessful bid for [[Alabama State Senate]], District 22, back in 2006.<ref name="meet"/>
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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===2014===
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:: ''See also: [[Alabama down ballot state executive elections, 2014]]''
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McMillan {{2014isrunning}} for re-election as [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]] in June 2013.<ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/06/alabama_agriculture_commission_2.html ''The Associated Press,'' "Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan launches re-election campaign," June 25, 2013]</ref> He ran unopposed for the [[Republican]] nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014, and will face Democrat [[Doug "New Blue" Smith]] in the general election. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
McMillan won election in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating [[Democratic]] candidate Glen Zorn.<ref>[http://www.sos.alabama.gov/downloads/election/2010/general/2010GeneralResults-AllStateAndFederalOfficesAndAmendments-withoutWrite-inAppendix.pdf ''Alabama Secretary of State,'' "November 2010 General Election Results," accessed March 26, 2011]</ref>
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McMillan won election as [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]] in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating [[Democratic]] candidate Glen Zorn.<ref>[http://www.sos.alabama.gov/downloads/election/2010/general/2010GeneralResults-AllStateAndFederalOfficesAndAmendments-withoutWrite-inAppendix.pdf ''Alabama Secretary of State,'' "November 2010 General Election Results," accessed March 26, 2011]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''John McMillan (R)'''
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===2006===
| align="right" | '''862,901'''
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*'''General Election''' race for Alabama State Senate, District 22
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**McMillan was defeated in the general election by his [[Democratic]] opponent, Pat Lindsey.<ref>[http://alabamavotes.gov/ElectionsData.aspx ''Alabama Secretary of State,'' "Elections Division-Alabama Legislature Results 2006," accessed April 10, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
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|top donor1=John M. McMillan Jr.
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|second donor1=Alabama Forestry Association
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|second donor1 amount=$64,322
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|third donor1=Alabama Farmers Federation
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|third donor1 amount=$25,000
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|fourth donor1=McMillan Campaign Fund
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|fourth donor1 amount=$15,250
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|fifth donor1=TimberPAC
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|fifth donor1 amount=$15,200
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|individuals1=$186,983
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|opponent2=$693,988 (Dem)
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|top donor2 amount=$75,000
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|second donor2=Alabama Forestry Association
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|second donor2 amount=$65,000
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|third donor2=Alabama Republican Party
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|third donor2 amount= $65,000
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|fourth donor2=Alabama Farmers Federation
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|fourth donor2 amount=$58,243
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|fifth donor2=TreePAC
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|fifth donor2 amount=$36,500
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|individuals2=$80,675
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According to records released as of March 26, 2011, McMillan collected $438,944 in donations in 2010.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124457 2010 McMillan Campaign Donors]</ref>
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==Personal==
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McMillan and his wife, Kathryn, have two sons, Murphy and William, and two grandchildren, El and John. The enthusiastic outdoor sportsman is particularly fond of hunting and fishing.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/60374/john-mcmillan ''Project Vote Smart'', "Project Vote Smart-Biography of John McMillan," accessed April 10, 2012]</ref>
  
Listed below are the top 5 contributors to his campaign.
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==Contact information==
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'''<u>Department Contact:</u>'''<br>
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| John M. McMillan Jr.
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| align="right" | $52,325
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| Alabama Forestry Association
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| align="right" | $49,322
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| BIZPAC
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| align="right" | $12,000
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| Free Enterprise PAC
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| align="right" | $11,500
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| First Decade PAC
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| align="right" | $10,350
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== External links ==
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1445 Federal Dr<br>
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Montgomery, AL 36107<br>
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'''Phone:''' 334-240-7100<br>
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'''Fax:''' 334-240-7190<br>
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://agi.alabama.gov/about/meet-comm-mcmillan Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries - Commissioner John McMillan]
 
*[http://agi.alabama.gov/about/meet-comm-mcmillan Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries - Commissioner John McMillan]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124457 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83868 2006]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124457 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83868 2006]
 
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142430 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124457 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83868 2006]
  
 
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John McMillan
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Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries
Incumbent
In office
January 17, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 19, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
PredecessorRon Sparks (D)
Compensation
Base salary$84,655
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,298,596
Term limits2 terms
Prior offices
Alabama House of Representatives
Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Education
High schoolBaldwin County High School
Bachelor'sRhodes College
Personal
Place of birthBay Minette, Alabama
Websites
Office website
John McMillan (born in Bay Minette, Alabama) is the Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. McMillan, a Republican, assumed office in January 2011.[1]

His first term ends January 19, 2015, and he ran for re-election in November 2014.

McMillan launched his campaign for a second term as state commissioner of agriculture and industries in June 2013.[2] He is unopposed in the June 3 Republican primary. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Biography

McMillan was born in Bay Minette, Alabama and raised in Stockton, Baldwin County, where he worked on his uncle’s farm and in his father’s sawmill. He attended Stockton School and Baldwin County High School, and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in economics from Rhodes College. After graduation, McMillan returned to work at his family's saw mill. The future commissioner remained there for 20 years, cultivating his understanding and appreciation of the agriculture industry.

McMillan was Executive Vice President of the Alabama Forestry Association from 1983-2006.[1]

Education

  • Stockton School
  • Baldwin County High School
  • Bachelor's degree, economics, Rhodes College

Political Career

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture (2010-present)

McMillan was first elected Commissioner on November 2, 2010. He will be up for re-election in 2014.

McMillan first entered politics when he ran for Baldwin County Commission. He served as a member of the commission and on the Baldwin County Republican Executive Committee. His political experience prior to becoming agricultural commissioner also includes three years as Alabama's Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, and two terms as a representative in the State House. In addition, he made an unsuccessful bid for Alabama State Senate, District 22, back in 2006.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama down ballot state executive elections, 2014

McMillan ran for re-election as Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries in June 2013.[3] He ran unopposed for the Republican nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014, and will face Democrat Doug "New Blue" Smith in the general election. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

2010

McMillan won election as Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating Democratic candidate Glen Zorn.[4]

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture & Industries, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McMillan 59.6% 862,901
     Democratic Glen Zorn 40.3% 583,255
Total Votes 1,447,561

2006

  • General Election race for Alabama State Senate, District 22
    • McMillan was defeated in the general election by his Democratic opponent, Pat Lindsey.[5]
State Senate, District 22, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPat Lindsey Incumbent 54.1% 19,744
     Republican John McMillan 45.9% 16,748
Total Votes 36,521


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for John McMillan is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, John McMillan raised a total of $1,298,597 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 5, 2013.[6]

John McMillan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Not up for election $14,099
2010 Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Won $634,570
2006 Alabama State Senate, District 22 Defeated $649,928
Grand Total Raised $1,298,597

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 John McMillan's donors each year.[7] Click [show] for more information.


Personal

McMillan and his wife, Kathryn, have two sons, Murphy and William, and two grandchildren, El and John. The enthusiastic outdoor sportsman is particularly fond of hunting and fishing.[8]

Contact information

Alabama

Department Contact:

1445 Federal Dr
Montgomery, AL 36107

Phone: 334-240-7100
Fax: 334-240-7190

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Preceded by
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Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries
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