TALLAHASSEE — State Agriculture Commissioner candidate Adam Putnam rolled out some endorsements Thursday from past Florida GOP chairs Tom Slade and Carole Jean Jordan, along with current National Committeeman Paul Senft of Haines City. Senft, recently endorsed Charlie Crist and is part of Bill McCollum’s state wide campaign leadership
Putnam, a congressman from Bartow, is facing state Sen. Carey Baker, R-Eustis, in the GOP primary next year.
“Adam is the future of the Republican Party and is more than qualified to be our next Commissioner of Agriculture,” Slade said in a press release. “Tallahassee needs his leadership and conservative ideals as we move out of tough economic times.”
“Adam Putnam has made a career out of standing up for his fellow Floridians and fellow Americans,” Jordan said. “His strong character, clear vision and unmatchable experience will allow him to serve as an outstanding Commissioner of Agriculture. Adam makes me optimistic about our state’s future.”
“I have had the privilege of witnessing the positive impact these three individuals have made for our state and nation. It is an honor to have their endorsement and I will continue to seek their guidance as we all work together for a better Florida,” Putnam said.