Villines takes lead in Insurance Commissioner race

Assemblyman Mike Villines has taken the lead over attorney Brian FitzGerald in the Republican race for insurance commissioner.

Villines, a former Assembly Republican Leader, trailed the little-known FitzGerald on Election Day. But as counties continue to count late absentee and provisional ballots, Villines now holds a 3,000-vote lead over FitzGerald.

You can follow the vote count here.

Want to see more stories like this? Sign up for The Roundup, the free daily newsletter about California politics from the editors of Capitol Weekly. Stay up to date on the news you need to know.

Sign up below, then look for a confirmation email in your inbox.


Support for Capitol Weekly is Provided by: