Will this one have more luck? The insurance job has had a history of questionable officeholders. Efforts are under way at the Legislature to keep spending in check for the current commissioner, John Doak. As for the labor post, commissioners from both sides of the aisle have left plenty to be desired.
Oklahomans may well prefer leaving these three offices elective. But lawmakers ought to give them a chance to make that known by sending this proposal to a vote of the people. They previously voted to limit all statewide elected officials, including Costello, to two terms.