South Carolina State Treasurer

Employer / Organization

South Carolina

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Apr 16, 2018 - Jul 16, 2018

Description

The Treasurer of South Carolina is an elected executive position in the South Carolina state government. As the state's chief banking officer, the treasurer is responsible for the investment, cash management and safekeeping of South Carolina's general and restricted funds. The treasurer is the chief banker of the state of South Carolina, responsible for the investment, cash management, and safekeeping of the state's general and restricted funds and assets of the state's retirement systems. The treasurer is a member of the following state boards and commissions: State Budget & Control Board, South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission, State Board of Financial Institutions, South Carolina Tobacco Authority, South Carolina Education Authority. The salary for this position is $92,007/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the South Carolina State Election Commission 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) petition papers. 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 stipulated amount of signatures to your local county election office if you live in a single county district or to the South Carolina State Election Commission if you live in a multi-county district. The amount of petition signatures varies by office. The petition papers are due at noon July 15th (if July 15th falls on a Sunday, the petition papers are due the following Monday at noon). The South Carolina State Election Commission is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The South Carolina State Election Commission can be reached at (803) 734-9060 and their website can be found here: http://www.scvotes.org/candidate_information

Submit application to:
South Carolina State Election Commission, 1122 Lady Street, Columbia, SC, 29201, US