Delaware Insurance Commissioner

Employer / Organization


Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2020 - Jul 15, 2020


The Delaware Insurance Commissioner is an elected state executive position in the Delaware state government. Insurance commissioners regulate Delaware's insurance industry, track insurance companies' financial well-being, and investigates insurance fraud complaints. Unlike many other down ballot executive offices, Delaware's insurance commissioner is elected and serves four-year terms. The insurance commissioner is administrative head of the Delaware Department of Insurance, the agency responsible for regulating and supervising the operations of the state's insurance industry. Besides its regulatory duties, the Department of Insurance investigates insurance fraud complaints, provides consumers with consulting services and arbitrates disputes between companies and consumers. The salary for this position is $108,532/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the State of Delaware Department of Elections to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. 2) Obtain and complete the candidate forms including Campaign Finance Reporting Forms. If you plan to run as an unaffiliated candidate, you must also circulate a petition to appear on the ballot. If you plan to run as a party candidate please contact your local party headquarters for more information. Party candidate forms and deadlines differ from some unaffiliated candidate forms and deadlines. 3) Collect the stipulated number of signatures between January 1st and July 15th and submit the completed petitions to the State of Delaware Department of Elections. If you have any questions please contact the State of Delaware Department of Elections by phone at 302 739-4277 or visit their website at: The 2016 Delaware Election Calendar can be found here: