Alabama State Treasurer

Employer / Organization

Alabama

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Dec 03, 2017 - Mar 06, 2018

Description

The Treasurer of the State of Alabama is the chief financial officer of the government of Alabama. The treasurer acts as the state's bank; he receives funds in the form of tax revenues, fees and other payments, and manages the state's investment funds. He also oversees the state's relationship with the network of private banks it does business with, operates the state's unclaimed property fund, and issues state bonds. The office of state treasurer "is responsible for multiple state financial interests, including unclaimed property, cash management, bonds, the Alabama Trust Fund, and more." Some of the office's specific duties include: Restoring unclaimed property to its owners; Supervising and maintaining records of the issue of state bonds; Collecting, investing and disbursing state funds, including from the state's trust fund. Managing cash flow for state agencies; Promoting financial literacy among Alabamans. The current salary for the office is $85,248/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Alabama Secretary of State Elections Division office to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Alabama has very specific and detailed campaign finance rules, make sure to consult with the Alabama Secretary of State Elections Division in order to abide by all of the candidate campaign finance guidelines and stipulations. 2) Obtain and complete the required filing papers and submit the required filing papers to the Alabama Secretary of State Elections Division office. These filing papers include the Appointment of Principal Campaign Committee Form, a Statement of Economic Interests, signature petitions and other documents. To run as an independent candidates, a stipulated number of signatures must be collected, submitted and verified by the Alabama Secretary of State Elections Division in order to appear on the ballot. 3) Submit the required filing papers no later than the date of the Alabama primary. (The primary is held on the first Tuesday in March, “Super Tuesday”). If you have any questions please contact the Alabama Secretary of State Elections Division office by phone at (334) 242-7210. For more information see: https://www.alabamavotes.gov/downloads/election/2016/ic-info-2016.pdf And the Alabama candidate filing guide: https://www.alabamavotes.gov/downloads/election/fcpa/cfg-14th-edition.pdf *Please Note: to file as a partisan candidate, the filing deadline is much earlier and the details are different. For more information on how to file as a partisan candidate please contact your prefered party county headquarters.