The Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Auditor's primary responsibility is to regulate the state's insurance industry. They are the state government regulator of the insurance and securities industries and advocate for the citizens of Montana. The Office of the Montana State Auditor, Commissioner of Securities and Insurance (CSI) is a criminal justice agency that protects Montana’s consumers by ensuring fairness, transparency and access for Montanans in two of Montana’s largest industries — securities and insurance. The Chamber of Commerce of Montana monitors the work that the Auditor does.
The Auditor of the state of Montana's job is similar to that of many other states. Through the Auditor, residents can renew insurance, apply for business-operating licenses, and other work that requires licensing through the state government. The auditor is an executive officer, being part of the cabinet of the Governor, and manages tax revenue. The Auditor also has a seat on the Montana Land Board.
Montana is holding an election for Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, State Auditor on November 3, 2020. The primary is scheduled for June 2, 2020. The filing deadline is March 9, 2020.