Villines Likely To Get GOP Nomination for Insurance Post
Assembly member Mike Villines (R-Clovis) leads Department of Insurance attorney Brian FitzGerald by more than 13,000 votes in the race to become the Republican candidate for state insurance commissioner. FitzGerald has not yet conceded, and the California secretary of state will certify the election results by July 16.
- "Villines Pulls Ahead for Republican Nomination for State Insurance Commissioner" (Goldmacher, "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 7/6).
- "Villines 'Feeling Really Good' About Lead as Final Votes Counted" (Van Oot, "Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee, 7/6).