Governor John Ellis Bush and cabinet: Tallahassee, Florida (2002)
Image Number: PT04725
Pictured is the last Executive Cabinet to include the Secretary of State, Comptroller, Commissioner of Education, and Treasurer. Changes to the state constitution by popular vote shrunk the Cabinet to only four elected posts: Governor, Commissioner of Agriculture, Attorney General, and Chief Financial Officer (a combination of the Comptroller and Treasurer). The remaining positions were removed from the Cabinet and converted to gubernatorial appointive positions. Seated in front (L-R): Secretary of State James C. Smith (R), Governor Bush, Treasurer Charles Thomas Gallagher III (R). Standing: Comptroller Robert F. Milligan (R), Attorney General Robert A. Butterworth (D), Commissioner of Education Charles J. Crist Jr. (R), Commissioner of Agriculture Charles H. Bronson.