About this race
This is the third time Republican challenger John Adams Jr. has made it through a primary to face Democratic incumbent Mike Kreidler in a general election. The commissioner is the top insurance regulator in the state. The position pays $116,950 plus health care and other benefits.
Insurance Commissioner, State of Washington
|Mike Kreidler (D)||1,538,289||58%|
|John Adams (R)||1,112,949||42%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler was among the first with instant analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health care reform. Not surprisingly, Kreidler, who is a big supporter of the Affordable Care Act, was upbeat. His take: That Washington is ahead of most…
OLYMPIA — The middle of filing week, as usual, brings some familiar names to the primary ballot and at least one newcomer: Mike the Mover has filed for governor. John Adams has filed for state insurance commissioner. Ian Moody of Spokane has filed for the…
Gregoire signs Health Insurance Exchange bill. OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire and other Democratic officials marked Friday’s second anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act – which Republicans prefer to call Obamacare – with a signing ceremony of their own. Gregoire signed legislation…