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California: Insurance Commissioners


California Insurance Commissioners, 1990-2011 (May be incomplete!)
John Garamendi 1991-95 Chuck Quackenbush 1995-2000 J. Clark Kelso 2000 Harry W. Low 2000-03 John Garamendi 2003-07 Steve Poizner 2007-11 Dave Jones 2011-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1990 Nov 6: John Garamendi (Dem), elected; Wes Bannister (Rep), defeated; Ted Brown (Libertarian), defeated; Tom Condit (Peace and Freedom), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Diane Martinez (Dem), defeated.
  • 2000 Jul 10: Chuck Quackenbush, resigned.
  • 2002 Nov 5: John Garamendi (Dem), elected; Gary Mendoza (Rep), defeated; David Ishmael Sheidlower (Green), defeated; Dale F. Ogden (Libertarian), defeated; Raul Calderon (Natural Law), defeated; Steven A. Klein (American Independent), defeated.
  • 2006: Cruz Bustamante (Dem), defeated.
  • 2006 Jun 6: Steve Poizner (Rep), nominated unopposed.
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