Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector

Employer / Organization

Oklahoma

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Apr 11, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018

Description

The Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector is an elected official in the Oklahoma state government. The auditor acts as a watchdog for the state government and provides citizens, legislators, and government officials with professional and independent evaluations of Oklahoma's financial records and performance reports. The mission of the Oklahoma state auditor is to "independently serve the citizens of Oklahoma by promoting accountability and fiscal integrity in state and local government." The specific duties of the auditor are outlined in the constitution: examine the state and all county treasurer's books, accounts and cash on hand or in bank at least twice a year; publish a report once each year with the results of those examinations; prescribe a uniform system of bookkeeping for the use of all treasurers. The salary for this position is $114,713/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Oklahoma State Election Board 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: a declaration of candidacy, appropriate campaign finance forms and either a filing fee or nominating petitions in lieu of a filing fee. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the filing fee or stipulated amount of signatures in lieu of a filing fee to the Oklahoma State Election Board. The amount of signatures varies by office. The filing period runs from the second Wednesday of April until the next succeeding Friday. The Oklahoma State Election Board is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Oklahoma State Election Board can be reached at (405) 471-2555 and the Oklahoma Statewide Filing Packet can be found here: https://www.ok.gov/elections/Candidate_Info/Candidate_Filing/

Submit application to:
Oklahoma State Election Board, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Room B6, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105, US