Nevada Controller

Employer / Organization

Nevada

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Mar 05, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018

Description

The Controller of the State of Nevada is the chief fiscal officer of the government of Nevada. The controller is elected to a four-year term during the federal midterm elections (i.e. 2018, 2022, 2026 and 2030). Each controller is limited by the state constitution to two four-year terms. The controller's main duties include conducting the final audit and settling of all claims against the state. They also must ensure compliance with the intent of the constitution, federal laws and state statutes in this regard. The controller is also responsible for computing, withholding and accounting all state payroll deductions and also overseeing all records in connection with administration and compliance with federal revenue and income tax laws. The salary for this position is $102,898/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Nevada Secretary of State’s 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. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including petition requirements, a filing fee, campaign finance forms and other office specific requirements. Inquire into primary election details if you plan to run as a partisan candidate. Next file these papers with the county clerk or the Nevada Secretary of State’s Office depending on the type of district you plan to run in. If the district encompasses a single part of a county, you will file with the county. If the district has parts of multiple counties you will file with the Nevada Secretary of State’s Office. If you plan to run as an independent you must gain a stipulated amount of petition signatures that varies by office. These signatures must be submitted to be certified by county clerks or the appropriate election officials 10 business days before the end of the filing window. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the required signatures or filing fee by the filing window deadline to the applicable election official in order to appear on the primary or general election ballot in November. The filing window is from the first Monday in March until the second Friday following the first Monday in March. The Nevada Secretary of State's Office, which serves as the point of contact for any questions or concerns, can be reached at (775)-684-5708. If you live in Clark County, the Clark County Registrar of Voters can be reached by phone at (702)-455-6552. It is recommended that any potential candidates read the applicable parts of the Clark County Candidate Guide before attempting to file: http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/election/Documents/2016/CG16.pdf.

Submit application to:
Nevada Secretary of State, 101 North Carson St, Carson City, NV, 89701, US