The Indiana Auditor of State is an elected state executive position in the Indiana state government. The auditor serves as the chief financial officer of the government of Indiana. The auditor serves a four-year term, and is responsible for maintaining all State accounts, which include obligations to other governing bodies and individuals, such as state employee compensation and tax money distribution. The state auditor is responsible for maintaining all State accounts, which include obligations to other governing bodies and individuals (state employee compensation, tax money distribution, etc.). They also report to the state legislature on odd numbered years a complete report of all things financial that relate to the auditor position of the previous two years. The salary for this position is $76,892/year.
1) Contact the Indiana Election 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 required filing forms. 2) Complete the required filing forms and submit the filing forms to the Indiana Election Division. The required forms include a Declaration of Candidacy, Nominating Petitions, A Statement of Economic Interest and other office specific forms. 3) To run as an independent, candidates must submit filing forms between January 10th, 2018 (118 days before the primary election) and June 30th, 2018 (June 30th by law) to appear on the general election ballot. If you plan to run as a candidate for one of the established political parties, contact the Indiana Election Division or the party office for the filing window and procedures to compete in the party primary. If you have any questions please contact the Indiana Election Division by phone at (317) 232-3939 or (800) 622-4941. Additionally, the 2016 Indiana Candidate Guide can be found here: http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/files/2016_Candidate_Guide_Complete.pdf