Iowa Treasurer of State

Employer / Organization

Iowa

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018

Description

The Treasurer of the State of Iowa is the chief financial officer of the government of Iowa. The treasurer is elected to serve a four-year term concurrent with the term of the governor. The Iowa Treasurer's Office is responsible for maintaining state funds and acting as the state's bank. The main duties of the office include receiving and distributing state funds as needed, investing state money, maintaining the accounts of the state and coordinating financial planning. The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds and acting as the state's bank. The main duty of the office include receiving and distributing state funds as needed. The office invests the state money as it sees fit, maintains the accounts of the state and coordinates financial planning. The office is also responsible for all unclaimed property in the state and keeping track of bonds issued. The treasurer also sits on many state boards. The salary for this position is $103,212/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Office of the Iowa Secretary of State to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the required filing forms. 2) Complete the required filing forms and submit the filing forms to the Office of the Iowa Secretary of State. The required forms include an Affidavit of Candidacy, Nominating papers, campaign finance forms and other office specific forms. 3) To run as an independent, candidates must submit filing forms between the 99th and 81st days before the general election (July 30, 2018 to August 17, 2018) in order to appear on the ballot. If you plan to run as a candidate for one of the established political parties, contact the Office of the Iowa Secretary of State or the party office for the filing window and procedures to compete in the party primary. If you have any questions please contact the Office of the Iowa Secretary of State by phone at (515) 281-0145 or by email at sos@sos.iowa.gov. Additionally, the 2016 Indiana Candidate Guide can be found here: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/candidates/2016gencandguide.pdf