Miller takes lead over challenger in agriculture commissioner’s race


AUSTIN — The popular big-hat-wearing rodeo cowboy who roped himself into a string of controversies in his first term took the lead among early voters in the Republican Party primary race for agriculture commissioner Tuesday, winning approval over a challenger promising to restore integrity to the office.
Early votes cast for sitting Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller outnumbered those for Trey Blocker, a former ethics lawyer and lobbyist who runs a conservative podcast, and Jim Hogan, a former insurance agent and farmer who refused to campaign. Blocker and Hogan were neck-and-neck in... read more

 
6 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 43
Source: Chron
 


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