Frankfort, Kentucky, June 18, 2014 – Jean-Marie Lawson Spann today officially announced her candidacy for the office of Commissioner of Agriculture for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In front of an exuberant crowd, Jean-Marie laid out her goals for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
Jean-Marie was introduced by former Kentucky Secretary of the Personnel Cabinet Carol Palmore, Kentucky State Representative Derrick Graham, former Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ed Logsdon and former Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Billy Ray Smith.
Two special speakers to introduce Jean-Marie were Natalie and Catherine McAninch, ages 10 and 13, from Liberty, Kentucky.
Jean-Marie introduced her website www.Jean-MarieforKYAg.com. On this website, there are tabs for Meet Jean-Marie, Qualifications, Join Jean-Marie’s Ag Mazing Army, Contributions, Policy Statements and a video made by Jean-Marie and former Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Billy Ray Smith.
Jean-Marie also announced the endorsements of three former Kentucky Governors and three former Kentucky Commissioners of Agriculture.