South Dakota State Treasurer

Employer / Organization

South Dakota

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2018 - Apr 24, 2018

Description

The Treasurer of South Dakota is an elected position in the South Dakota state government. The treasurer is South Dakota's chief banking official and custodian of all state funds, and manages the state's banking relationships. The treasurer is elected every four years. The official duties of the South Dakota Treasurer are outlined in Chapter 1-10, Section 1 of the South Dakota Codified Laws: have charge of and safely keep all public moneys which shall be paid into the state treasury; pay out the same as directed by law; and perform such other duties as are required of him by law. The salary for this position is $83,135/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the South Dakota Secretary of State Election Services 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. 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) a nominating petition. Nominating petition instructions can be found here: https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/assets/HowtoCirculateNomPetitionStateLegCountyCandidates.pdf. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the nominating petitions with the stipulated amount of signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State Election Services Division by the filing deadline. The amount of required nominating petition signatures varies by office. The filing window for independents runs from the 1st of January until the last Tuesday of April at 5pm. The South Dakota Secretary of State Election Services Division is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The South Dakota Secretary of State Election Services Division can be reached at (605) 773-3537 and the Election Services Division website can be found here: https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/nominating-petitions/qualifications-office-term-limits.aspx.

Submit application to:
South Dakota Secretary of State, 500 E Capitol Ave #204, Pierre, SD, 57501, US