By: Barbara Hoberock
Oct. 10, 2010
Doak, a Republican, faces
Doak, 47, said his top issues will be working to repeal federal health-care-reform legislation, reducing the number of uninsured motorists and ensuring that the financial rating of companies and the Insurance Department continues to increase.
Doak said he has been interested in politics his entire life and that the person running the Insurance Department needs to be a "true conservative."
"What I consider
He said he is pro-life and supports smaller government, less government regulation and getting the government closer to the people.
"I think folks want to understand that they have a commissioner who has worked with clients, helped them settle home claims to auto claims to delivering life insurance checks when someone has passed away," Doak said. "I am very proud of our industry and the men and women in
Doak earned a bachelor's degree in 1988 in political science from the
After leaving Farmer's Insurance, he began working at the executive level in the insurance industry.
Gov. Brad Henry in 2005 appointed
She was elected to the post in 2006.
She would also like to ensure the state has an efficient regulatory environment.
"Time is money for insurance companies,"
It was designed to bring in additional federal dollars for the state's Medicaid system. The Oklahoma Supreme Court said passage of the revenue bill- in the last five days of the legislative session was unconstitutional.
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