Published Aug. 13, 2010 Republican John Doak is already running hard against incumbent state Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland, a Democrat, but Doak must first overtake the lead held in the primary by former Commissioner John Crawford. Doak is clearly the better man for the GOP nomination, to be determined in the Aug. 24 Republican runoff.
Doak has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, serving in roles ranging from agent to executive. The Tulsan has also served in civic volunteer positions and as a member of the Governor's Round Table for Business Development.
He understands the insurance industry and what the Oklahoma Insurance Department does. He has found fault with
Doak has the integrity, experience and ethics to represent Republicans in November. Crawford has only the experience — and that was insufficient to win him a second term.