Breaking News: Ballotpedia partners with White House and Congressional leadership to sponsor Affordable Stare Act (ASA)

Kim Wallin

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The information about this individual is current as of when they left office. See anything that needs updating? Send a correction to our editors
Kim Wallin
Kim Wallin.png
Nevada Controller
Former officeholder
In office
Base salary$102,898
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Campaign $$370,996
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas
Office website
Campaign website
Kim Wallin campaign logo
Kim Wallin is the former Nevada Controller. She was first elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010.[1] She was ineligible to run for a third term in 2014 due to term limits. Wallin ran for Nevada State Treasurer but lost to Dan Schwartz (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.


Wallin was born in Nevada. She has worked as a professional accountant for over three decades.[2]

In 1984, she founded a Las Vegas-based accounting firm, D K Wallin, Ltd., and remains president of the firm as of the end of her second term as state controller.

Wallin is currently a member of the XBRL International Public Sector Work Group, a member of the AGA Partnership for Intergovernmental Management and Accountability Steering Committee and is a Director on the NASC Executive Committee.[3]

Wallin graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting.[1][4] She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), as well as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Financial Manager (CFM).[2]


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Financial Manager

Political career

Nevada Controller (2007-2015)

Wallin served as the Nevada Controller from 2007 to 2015. She unseated incumbent Steve Martin in the general election on November 7, 2006. She was re-elected in 2010.[1]



See also: Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Wallin was barred by term limits from seeking re-election in 2014, and ran for the office of Nevada Treasurer while current treasurer, Democrat Kate Marshall sought the office of Nevada Secretary of State.[5] The general election was held on November 4, 2014.[6]


General election
Nevada Treasurer, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Schwartz 51.5% 277,450
     Democratic Kim Wallin 41.5% 223,750
     Independent American Kress Cave 3.6% 19,346
     Independent None of these candidates 3.5% 18,668
Total Votes 539,214
Election Results via Nevada Secretary of State.


Wallin won re-election as controller in the general eleciton on November 2, 2010.[7]

Nevada Controller, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKim Wallin Incumbent 47.5% 331,311
     Republican Barry Herr 42.6% 297,069
     IAP Warren Markowitz 4.8% 33,668
     - None of These Candidates 5.1% 35,571
Total Votes 697,619
Election Results via Nevada Secretary of State


Wallin won election as Nevada Controller on November 7, 2006.[8]

Nevada Controller, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKim Wallin 45.2% 257,790
     Republican Steve Martin 43.9% 250,855
     IAP Floyd Fitzibbons 5.3% 30,490
     - None of These Candidates 5.5% 31,656
Total Votes 570,791
Election Results via Nevada Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wallin is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Wallin raised a total of $370,996 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[9]

Kim Wallin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada Controller Not up for election $500
2010 Nevada Controller Won $177,002
2008 Nevada Controller Not up for election $600
2006 Nevada Controller Won $192,894
Grand Total Raised $370,996


Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Kim Wallin's donors each year.[10] Click [show] for more information.

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Kim + Wallin + Nevada + Controller"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Kim Wallin News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Nevada Controller
Succeeded by
Ron Knecht (R)