Comptroller State of Illinois

Employer / Organization

Illinois

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 25, 2018

Description

The Illinois Comptroller is the chief financial officer for the state government of Illinois. The comptroller is responsible for maintaing the state's central fiscal accounts and ordering payments into and out of the funds held by the Illinois Treasurer. The comptroller also serves as a resource for Illinois citizens by providing financial workshops, assisting in tracking state tax refund/payment, meeting with advisory boards throughout the state, and assisting local governments in fulfilling their fiscal responsibilities to taxpayers.

Application Guidelines
To run for this position you must contact the County Clerk's Elections Division in which you reside, or the Illinois State Board of Elections. Be aware that the filing window is typically only one week long, however the period for circulating petitions for signatures and preparing your paperwork is much longer (typically 90 days). If you are considering running, contact the County Clerk as soon as possible to verify that you are eligible to run for this position, and to clarify the requirements for running (petition signatures, filing fees, etc.) The County Clerks and the State Board of Elections are the administrators for the elections and their purpose is to help voters and candidates, so contact them as soon as possible. Additionally, please use the weblink to the Candidate Guide provided by the State of Illinois on this page.

Submit application to:
Illinois State Board of Elections, 2329 S MacArthur Blvd, Springfield, IL, 62704, US