Wyoming State Auditor

Employer / Organization

Wyoming

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2018 - Aug 27, 2018

Description

The Wyoming State Auditor is an elected executive position in the Wyoming state government. The auditor is the chief accountant and payroll officer for the state. The state auditor in Wyoming is the chief accountant and payroll officer for all state agencies. They keep the public account books, accounts, vouchers, documents and all papers relating to the accounts and contracts of the state. The auditor also serves as the clerk of the state legislature and keeps a record of expenditures in each session of the legislators and an inventory of its supplies and property. Additional duties are outlined in the Wyoming state code: serve as the comptroller and official custodian of all state accounting records; serve as the chief fiscal control officer; maintain the state's central fiscal accounts order all payments into and out of the funds held by the state treasurer; maintain the official payroll for all state agencies, excluding the University of Wyoming. The salary for this position is $92,000/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Wyoming Secretary of State Elections Division 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 correct candidacy filing paperwork. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including the appropriate campaign finance forms, and if you plan to run as an independent a petition for nomination. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office for further instructions as the filing window will differ from the independent candidate filing window. 3) If you plan to run as an independent (“unaffiliated”) candidate, submit the petition for nomination with the stipulated amount of verified signatures to the Wyoming Secretary of State Elections Division by the filing deadline. The amount of required petition for nomination signatures varies by office. The filing deadline for independents is 70 days before the general election. The Wyoming Secretary of State Elections Division is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Wyoming Secretary of State Elections Division can be reached at 307-777-5860 and the Elections Division's published information on independent candidate petition for nomination can be found here: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/Elections/General/IndependentCandidate-NominationPetition.pdf

Submit application to:
Wyoming Secretary of State, 2020 Carey Ave #700, Cheyenne, WY, 82002, US