Kim Wallin

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Kim Wallin
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Nevada Controller
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 8
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
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Kim Wallin is the current Nevada Controller. She was first elected in 2006, and re-elected in 2010.[1] She was ineligible to run for a third term as Controller 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.


In 1984, she founded a Las Vegas-based accounting firm, D K Wallin, Ltd., and is still president of the firm. In 2006, Wallin defeated incumbent Steve Martin to become Nevada 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.[2] (dead link) (dead link)


Wallin graduated from UNLV with a degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting.[1][3]

Political career

Nevada Controller (2006-Present)

Wallin is the current Nevada Controller. She was first elected in 2006 and 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.[4] The general election was held on November 4, 2014.[5]


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 November 2, 2010 election.[6]

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 in 2006.[7]

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.[8]

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


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