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California State Government March 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Wes Bannister

Candidate for
Insurance Commissioner; State of California; Republican Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • 1990 Republican nominee for State Insurance Commissioner
  • Former Mayor, Councilman, Huntington Beach
  • Governing Board, CA FAIR Plan, Appointed by Governor in 1987, and every governor since has reappointed him
  • Nearly 40 years in insurance industry including owning his own brokerage agency since 1974
  • Board Member, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Member, Municipal Water District of Orange County, re-elected three times
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Reduce insurance rates for all Californians
  • Make the Dept. of Insurance responsible for and responsive to California consumers
  • Restore business-like mangement and professionalism to the Office of Insurance Commissioner
Key Endorsements
  • Scott Baugh, former Republican Assembly Minority Leader
  • Jim Silva, Supervisor, 2nd District, County of Orange
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