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California Insurance Commissioner Candidates

Action News Now is breaking down the candidates in major races in the 2018 Midterm Elections.

Posted: Nov 1, 2018 4:30 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 1:07 PM

DECISION: 

Steve Poizner - 2,827,445 votes, 50 percent
Ricardo Lara - 2,787,790 votes, 50 percent 

**REMINDER: These are the unofficial results from the midterm elections. All official results must be certified by the Secretary of State.

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One of the major races on the ballot on Nov. 6 is for California Insurance Commissioner.

Responsibilities: 

  • Heads the Department of Insurance, which enforces California insurance laws and adopts regulations to implement the laws.

  • Licenses, regulates, and examines insurance companies.

  • Answers public questions and complaints about the insurance industry.

Candidates: 

Ricardo Lara, Democrat

E-mail: Ricardo@RicardoLara.com

RicardoLara.com

www.Facebook.com/Ricardo4CAIC

"Dear Californian, I am writing to share with you my core and simple belief—what we have in common is more important than what divides us. My mother was a seamstress. My father was a factory worker. They believed in the value of having insurance for the modest house they worked so hard to buy, and for the car that took them to their jobs. As they aged, they sacrificed a little more to buy life insurance..."

To read Lara's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

Steve Poizner, no party preference

E-mail: StevePoizner@gmail.com
www.StevePoizner.com

"From 2007–2011, I served as the California Insurance Commissioner, and am seeking your support for a 2nd term of public service. Why I am running as an Independent: The California Insurance Commissioner is a regulator requiring fierce independence from insurance companies and partisan party politics. With your support, I will be the first Independent to get elected statewide in California history. This will pave a path for others who are tired of partisan bickering and divisiveness..."

To read Poizner's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3213222

Reported Deaths: 37543
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles107967215314
San Bernardino2660281678
Riverside2643632857
Orange2377082704
San Diego2286322375
Santa Clara985831264
Kern90564591
Fresno858081067
Sacramento841101185
Alameda70823896
Ventura66402525
San Joaquin59665835
Contra Costa55245489
Stanislaus49065796
Tulare43574542
Monterey37527259
San Mateo34294340
San Francisco30559293
Santa Barbara27149267
Solano27041115
Imperial25707510
Merced25575331
Sonoma25141251
Kings20138161
Placer17839188
San Luis Obispo16957158
Madera14000151
Santa Cruz13009135
Marin12024165
Yolo11210138
Shasta10054129
Butte9820136
El Dorado818462
Sutter806983
Napa800548
Lassen526916
San Benito522351
Yuba517630
Tehama446846
Tuolumne347740
Nevada335574
Mendocino329336
Amador306733
Lake272432
Humboldt262427
Glenn202622
Colusa18719
Calaveras170423
Siskiyou149913
Mono11454
Inyo105129
Del Norte8742
Plumas6135
Modoc3903
Mariposa3555
Trinity3065
Sierra950
Alpine730
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