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State insurance commissioner race unusually heated
San Francisco Chronicle

The governor’s race is getting more attention, but the campaign for state insurance commissioner might have higher stakes, as federal health care reform barrels toward California.

“From a pocketbook perspective, the insurance commissioner’s race has more of an impact on the daily lives of Californians than any other race,” said Doug Heller, director of Consumer Watchdog, a nonpartisan advocacy group in Santa Monica.