California Insurance Commissioner

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Insurance Commissioner of California
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Incumbent
Dave Jones

since January 3, 2011
StyleThe Honorable
Term lengthFour years, two term limit
Inaugural holderJohn Garamendi
1991
FormationProposition 103
WebsiteCalifornia Department of Insurance
 
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Insurance Commissioner of California
Seal of California.svg
California State Seal
=
Incumbent
Dave Jones

since January 3, 2011
StyleThe Honorable
Term lengthFour years, two term limit
Inaugural holderJohn Garamendi
1991
FormationProposition 103
WebsiteCalifornia Department of Insurance

California Insurance Commissioner is an elected executive office position in California. The officeholder is in charge of the California Department of Insurance.

The current Insurance Commissioner is Democrat Dave Jones.

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Duties

Office

As a result of the passage of Proposition 103 in 1988, the elected office of the California Insurance Commissioner was created in 1991. Previously, the position was held by a person appointed by the Governor. The Insurance Commissioner oversees the Department of Insurance. Democrat Dave Jones won the November 2, 2010 election for California Insurance Commissioner. The next election for Insurance Commissioner will be on November 4, 2014.

NameTermParty
John GaramendiJanuary 7, 1991–January 2, 1995Democratic
Chuck QuackenbushJanuary 2, 1995–July 10, 2000Republican
J. Clark KelsoJuly 10, 2000–September 17, 2000Republican
Harry W. LowSeptember 18, 2000–January 6, 2003[2]Democratic
John GaramendiJanuary 6, 2003–January 8, 2007Democratic
Steve PoiznerJanuary 8, 2007–January 3, 2011Republican
Dave JonesJanuary 3, 2011–presentDemocratic

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