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Beck Holds Narrow Lead Over Laws in Georgia Insurance Commissioner Race

The race for the next Georgia Insurance Commissioner was too close to call Wednesday morning, according to local media outlets in the state. Republican and former deputy insurance commissioner Jim Beck had a slight lead over Democrat and insurance agent …

Laws, Beck Face Off in Georgia Insurance Commissioner Race

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ decision not to seek re-election this year opened up the playing field for the state’s top insurance post for the first time since 2010. Hudgens, a Republican, announced in July 2017 he would not run …

Former Georgia Deputy Insurance Commissioner Beck to Seek State’s Top Insurance Post

Jim Beck, a businessman, entrepreneur, and a former deputy insurance commissioner, has announced his candidacy for Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner. Beck, a Republican, has more than 30 years of experience working in the industry, including for an independent …

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Hudgens to Step Down at End of Term In 2018

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens will not seek re-election for a third term as Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, according to a statement from the Georgia Department of Insurance. In a letter to Georgians, Hudgens announced his decision, saying …

Today’s Georgia Primary to Decide Opponent for Insurance Commissioner Hudgens

Two former insurance agents are vying to win the Democratic primary in Georgia today and the right to face incumbent Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, a Republican, in the November election. Liz Johnson, a retired insurance agent from Statesboro faces former …

State Elections Wrapup: Some Partisan Realignment; 5 Incumbent Insurance Chiefs Win

Neil Alldredge has been searching for the unifying “theme” in the results of Nov. 6 state elections around the country but he says it has not been easy to identify one. As senior vice president for state and policy affairs …