Democrat Lara Leads Poizner in California Insurance Commissioner Race

Article 0 Comments Democrat Ricardo Lara was leading Republican-turned-independent Steve Poizner in the race for California Insurance Commissioner. Lara had 50.8 percent of the vote, leading by 105,733 votes, with 95.7 percent of precincts reporting. The winner of the race will replace Dave Jones, a Democrat who served the maximum […]

Poizner, Lara Advance in California Insurance Commissioner Race

Article 0 Comments Republican-turned-independent Steve Poizner and Democratic Sen. Ricardo Lara were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary election, advancing to the November election. Poizner, the former insurance commissioner, would be the first independent to win such an election and Lara would be the first openly gay statewide officer holder. […]