Republicans Trade Barbs As Texas Agriculture Commissioner Race Heats Up

Both candidates have aggressive social media personas.

By Ryan PoppeDecember 29, 2017 9:30 am| , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

2018’s Agriculture Commissioner election is off to a rocky start with a number of online jabs between the two Republican candidates, while the Democratic nominee travels across the state to meet with farmers and other voters about her 2018 campaign.

Vying for the Republican nomination are current Ag Commissioner Sid Miller, who is known for a number of high profile controversies and a bombastic social media persona, and Trey Blocker, a sixth generation Texan with a family history of cattle ranching and an equally snarky online bravado. In the short time since last week’s filing deadline, they’ve already thrown gentlemanly behavior out the window.

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