Oregon Treasurer of State
Employer / Organization
Nov 03, 2020
Jun 02, 2020 - Aug 25, 2020
The Treasurer of the State of Oregon is an elected constitutional officer within the executive branch of the Oregon state government. The treasurer is the state's chief financial office and official banker. They are responsible for managing the state's money. The official duties of the office are outlined in Chapter 178 of the Oregon Statutes: Keep the office at the seat of government; Receive and have charge of all moneys paid into the State Treasury; Pay out moneys from the State Treasury as directed by law; Permit the books, papers and transactions of the office to be open at all times to inspection and examination by the Governor, Secretary of State, the legislature and any committee of either branch of the legislature; Deliver over to the successor in office all moneys, books, papers, furniture and other effects belonging to or preserved in the office; Perform all other duties imposed upon the State Treasurer by law. The salary for this position is $72,000/year.
Application GuidelinesTo file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Oregon Secretary 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. If you plan to run as a nonaffiliated “independent” candidate request approval to circulate petitions. 2) Upon receiving approval to circulate petitions, the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division will inform you of the required number of signatures and the filing deadline. Gather signatures and complete candidacy filing and campaign finance forms. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate, the filing details are different, please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the stipulated amount of signatures to the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division. Before submission to the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division, the signatures must first be authenticated by the county election office from the county in which the signatures were gathered. The filing period runs from the 15th day after the primary election until the 70th day before the general election (OR 249.722). The primary election is held on the 3rd Tuesday in May. The general election is held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division can be reached at (503) 986-1518 and the Oregon State Candidates Manual can be found here: http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Documents/statecandidates.pdf
Submit application to:
Oregon Secretary of State, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR, 97310, US