|Office website:||Official Link|
|2012-2013 FY Budget:||$4,055,027|
|Term limits:||2 terms|
|Length of term:||4 years|
|Authority:||Nevada Constitution, Article V, Section 29|
|Assumed office:||January 5, 2015|
|Next election:||November 6, 2018|
|Last election:||November 4, 2014|
|Other Nevada Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Controller • Superintendent of Public Instruction • Agriculture Director • Insurance Commissioner • Director of Conservation and Natural Resources • Labor Commissioner • Public Utilities Commission • Employment, Training and Rehabilitation|
Under Article V, Section 19:
A Secretary of State, a Treasurer, a Controller, and an Attorney General, shall be elected at the same time and places, and in the same manner as the Governor.
There are no specific qualifications for this office.
The Controller of Nevada is a publicly elected official who serves a term of four years in length. As specified in Article V, Section 19 of the Nevada State Constitution, a limit of two four-year terms is imposed on those who occupy this statewide position.
|Nevada Controller, 2014|
|Independent American||Tom Jones||5.4%||29,108|
|Independent||None of these candidates||4.4%||23,811|
|Election Results via Nevada Secretary of State.|
As established by Article 5, Section 8 of the Nevada Constitution, in the event of a vacancy, the governor fills the office by appointment. The appointee serves until a successor is elected and qualified.
The controller's main duties include conducting the final audit and settling of all claims against the state. they also must ensure compliance with the intent of the constitution, federal laws and state statutes in this regard. The Controller is also responsible for computing, withholding and accounting all state payroll deductions and also overseeing all records in connection with administration and compliance with federal revenue and income tax laws.
There are four main divisions within the office of controller:
- Financial reporting
- Information technology
- Debt collection
- See also: Nevada state budget and finances
The Office of the State Controller's budget for 2012-2013 was $4,055,027.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2013, the controller was paid an estimated $102,898.
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State Controller's Office
Nevada State Capitol
101 N Carson St. Suite 5
Carson City NV 89701-4786
- Nevada Controller, "About" accessed February 3, 2013
- Nevada Electronic Legislative Information System, "2011 76th Regular Session Assembly Bill No.580," 2, accessed July 5, 2013
- Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 3, 2014
- Council of State Governments, Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries," accessed January 31, 2014
- The Council of State Governments, "The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," accessed June 22, 2011