Saturday, July 17, 2010

GNB EXTRA--Election Countdown 2010 (Insurance Commissioner)

Note: Our countdown to Tuesday's primaries continues with a brief outlook on the race for Insurance Commissioner.

Quick Analysis: The 2010 race for Insurance Commissioner is one heavily dominated by the Republicans, as nine candidates are vying for the GOP nomination, compared to just one Democrat, plus one Libertarian candidate. Don't be surprised to see a runoff between at least two candidates before the end of the summer.

Click one of the links below to find out more about the candidates for Insurance Commissioner.


Dennis Cain

Rick Collum

Seth Harp

Ralph Hudgens

Tom Knox

John Mamalakis

Stephen Northington

Gerry Purcell

Maria Sheffield


Mary Squires

Third Party/Other Candidates

Shane Bruce (Libertarian)

Finally, here are a few select articles from around Georgia concerning the race for Insurance commissioner.

Peach Pundit on Maria Sheffield (08/14/2009) on Stephen Northington (10/22/2009)

Morris News Service (via Rome News-Tribune)--(05/22/2010)

Associated Press (06/16/2010)

Morris News Service (via

Voters guide profiles (courtesy of WJXT Jacksonville, Fla./

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