North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance

Employer / Organization

North Carolina

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Feb 12, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018

Description

The North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance is an elected state executive position in the North Carolina state government. The commissioner is the head of the North Carolina Department of Insurance, serves as a member of the Council of State, and is also the State Fire Marshall. The commissioner of insurance acts as head of the Department of Insurance, serves on the Council of State, and is State Fire Marshall. The office was created by the North Carolina Legislature in 1899 to oversee the insurance industry. It is now responsible for a number of areas, including regulating the insurance industry, licensing insurance professionals, educating consumers, and handling complaints. The salary for this position is $124,676/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the North Carolina State Board 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. Gather the appropriate candidacy filing petition from the North Carolina State Board of Elections or your county board of elections. County boards are the filing agency for State Senators, Members of the State House of Representatives and all county and local/municipal offices. For all other offices, the petitions are to be filed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections. 2) To run for office by petition, you must first file a Petition request from your applicable filing office. The number of signatures, deadlines and other information can be found here: http://ncsbe.azurewebsites.net/petition-info. 3) If you are running in a multi county district, nomination petitions are due to County Election Boards (CBEs) for authentication 15 days before they are due to the North Carolina State Board of Election. If you are running in a single county district, you must submit all filing forms to your local County Election Board accompanied with authenticated nominating papers by the last Friday in June in order to appear on the general election ballot in November. These forms must be submitted by noon. If you have any questions please contact the North Carolina State Board of Elections by phone at (919) 733-7173.

Submit application to:
North Carolina State Board of Elections, PO Box 27255, Raleigh, NC, 27611, US