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Baxter Troutman entering competitive Agriculture Commissioner race

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Former state Rep. Baxter Troutman of Winter Haven said he will run for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. The grandson of the late citrus baron and one-time gubernatorial candidate, Ben Hill Griffin Jr., Troutman will enter the competitive race to succeed Adam Putnam, a Bartow Republican who is term-limited and is running for governor. “I will file either Friday or Monday at the latest,” Troutman said. “This isn’t a decision I came to lightly and it isn’t a step to advance to…

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Daniel Sohn withdraws from 2018 Agriculture Commissioner’s race

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Daniel Sohn, a Democratic candidate for Agriculture Commissioner in 2018, announced on his Facebook page Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the race. Sohn, district aide to Palm Beach Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Pat Edmonson, confirmed the post in a phone call. “There are some serious reoccurring health issues that need my immediate attention,” he said in the post. “Over the next couple of months, I will be undergoing procedures that will require much recovery time. I promise…

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Daniel Sohn announces Agriculture Commissioner bid

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A South Florida Democrat has announced he plans to run for Agriculture Commissioner in 2018. Daniel Sohn announced Wednesday he was throwing his hat in the race to replaced Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in two years. In a 2 minute and 30 second video announcing his intentions, Sohn he plans to meet with Floridians, business and environmental groups about how to improve the state. “Now there is no harm in recognizing that the success of Florida’s economy lies within the…

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