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On the campaign trail, Democrat running for agriculture commissioner reckons with her past

Kim Olson, who is running to unseat Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, is a veteran, farmer and outspoken feminist. But will an episode from her past derail her candidacy?

Kim Olson, the Democrat running for agriculture commissioner, tours a farm in Midland in July.
During her July tour of Midland, Olson receives a phone call from her campaign manager notifying her that the Austin America…
Olson's campaign displays Rosie the Riveter pins at a fundraiser in Midland in July.
During her campaign's July tour of Midland, Olson met with voters at restaurants, food banks and a local farmer's market.
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