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  Commissioner of Agriculture - History
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Established April 02, 1877
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ April 29, 2010 11:15pm
DescriptionThis post was chosen by the state board of agriculture from 1877 until 1899. In that
year, the state legislature assumed the power in order to remove the Republican
Commissioner of Agriculture. Beginning in 1900, the position has been elected.

RACES [Don't Show Primaries]
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Date Type Results
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Steve Troxler(I)
2,303,586
53.22%
 Walter Smith
2,025,054
46.78%
May 08, 2012 Primary Election
 Steve Troxler(I)
532,664
68.95%
 Bill McManus
239,920
31.05%
May 08, 2012 Primary Election
 Walter Smith
424,287
55.11%
 Scott Bryant
345,644
44.89%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 Steve Troxler(I)
2,130,129
52.05%
 Ronnie Ansley
1,962,724
47.95%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Steve Troxler
1,666,197
50.03%
 W. Britt Cobb, Jr.(I)
1,663,910
49.97%
Jul 20, 2004 Primary Election
 W. Britt Cobb, Jr.(I)
206,816
51.41%
 Thomas O. Gilmore
195,471
48.59%
Jul 20, 2004 Primary Election
 Steve Troxler
1
100.00%
Jun 06, 2003 Appointment
 W. Britt Cobb, Jr.
1
100.00%
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Meg Scott Phipps
1,418,164
50.57%
 Steve Troxler
1,386,311
49.43%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 James A. "Jim" Graham(I)
1,409,801
57.80%
 Tom Davidson
980,224
40.18%
 R Gaines Steer
25,052
1.03%
 Eugene Paczelt
24,217
0.99%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 James A. "Jim" Graham(I)
1,182,800
58.76%
 Leo Tew
830,045
41.24%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 James A. "Jim" Graham(I)
1,053,650
69.58%
 Kenneth H. Roberson
460,735
30.42%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 James A. "Jim" Graham(I)
761,734
56.75%
 Kenneth H. Roberson
580,628
43.25%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 James A. "Jim" Graham(I)
787,179
55.90%
 Claude L. Greene, Jr.
621,032
44.10%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 James A. "Jim" Graham
803,373
61.72%
 Van S. Watson
498,364
38.28%
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Lynton Y. Ballentine(I)
784,934
60.94%
 A. H. Farmer
503,071
39.06%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Lynton Y. Ballentine(I)
731,405
66.61%
 Fred R. Keith
366,635
33.39%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Lynton Y. Ballentine(I)
779,023
67.62%
 Joel A. Johnson
372,993
32.38%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Lynton Y. Ballentine
538,594
71.85%
 Watt Gragg
207,741
27.71%
 John W. Stubbs
3,326
0.44%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 W. Kerr Scott(I)
522,806
69.86%
 Clarence T. Allen
225,575
30.14%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 W. Kerr Scott(I)
599,957
75.69%
 Clarence T. Allen
192,735
24.31%

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