Rhode Island Treasurer

Employer / Organization

Rhode Island

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018

Description

The General Treasurer of Rhode Island is an elected executive position in the Rhode Island state government. The treasurer is the state's chief banker and financial officer, responsible for receiving and disbursing all state funds. The treasurer serves as the state's chief banker. They are responsible for receiving and disbursing all state funds, issuing general obligation notes and bonds, managing the investments of state funds and overseeing the retirement system for state employees, teachers, and some municipal employees. The treasurer also manages the unclaimed property division, the crime victim compensation program and the CollegeBound fund. The salary for this position is $108,808/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Rhode Island Department 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. Make sure you are registered to vote. Obtain the candidate filing forms. 2) Complete the candidate filing forms including a declaration of candidacy and campaign finance forms. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the stipulated amount of signatures to the Rhode Island Department of State Elections Division. The filing period during which a candidate must file their declaration of candidacy occurs during the last consecutive Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in June. Federal position candidates file with the state and state position candidates file with their local board of canvassers. After declaring candidacy, a candidate must also submit nomination papers. Upon declaring candidacy with the appropriate filing officer, the filing officer will inform the candidate about the nomination paper timeline and the required amount of signatures needed for the office they are running for. Before submission to the Rhode Island Department of State Elections Division, the signatures must first be authenticated by the local board of canvassers in which the signatures were gathered. The Rhode Island Department of State Elections Division is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Rhode Island Department of State Elections Division can be reached at (401) 222-2340 and the Rhode Island How to Run for Office Guide can be found here: http://sos.ri.gov/assets/downloads/documents/RI-Run-for-Office-2016.pdf

Submit application to:
Rhode Island Secretary of State, 82 Smith St #217, Providence, RI, 02903, US