|Oklahoma Oklahoma Treasurer|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2012 FY Budget:||$5,984,000|
|Term limits:||8 years|
|Length of term:||4 years|
|Authority:||Oklahoma Constitution, Article VI, Section 1|
|Name:||Ken Miller (Oklahoma)|
|Assumed office:||January 10, 2011|
|Next election:||November 6, 2018|
|Last election:||November 4, 2014|
|Other Oklahoma Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Superintendent of Education • Agriculture Commissioner • Insurance Commissioner • Natural Resources Commissioner • Labor Commissioner • Public Service Commission|
- 1 Current officeholder
- 2 Authority
- 3 Qualifications
- 4 Elections
- 5 Vacancies
- 6 Duties
- 7 Divisions
- 8 State budget
- 9 Compensation
- 10 Historical officeholders
- 11 Recent news
- 12 Contact Information
- 13 See also
- 14 External links
- 15 References
The current treasurer of Oklahoma is Ken Miller. He was first elected to the position in November, 2010 and assumed office on January 10, 2011.
Article VI, Section 1:
| A. The Executive authority of the state shall be vested in a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor and Inspector, Attorney General, State Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Commissioner of Labor, Commissioner of Insurance and other officers provided by law and this Constitution, each of whom shall keep his office and public records, books and papers at the seat of government, and shall perform such duties as may be designated in this Constitution or prescribed by law.
B. The Secretary of State shall be appointed by the Governor by and with the consent of the Senate for a term of four (4) years to run concurrently with the term of the Governor.
Article VI, Section 3 of the Oklahoma Constitution establishes the qualifications of the office:
|No person shall be eligible to the office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor and Inspector, Attorney General, State Treasurer or Superintendent of Public Instruction except a citizen of the United States of the age of not less than thirty-one (31) years and who shall have been ten (10) years next preceding his or her election, or appointment, a qualified elector of this state.|
- a citizen of the United States.
- at least 31 years old.
- a qualified elector of Oklahoma for the 10 preceding years.
The Oklahoma Treasurer is elected every years, in mid-term elections. The position is elected in 2018, 2022, 2026 and 2030.
No person may serve as the Oklahoma Treasurer for more than eight years, excluding years served for less than a full term to fill a vacancy in the office.
To view the electoral history dating back to 2006 for the office of Oklahoma Treasurer, Click [show] to expand the section.
Under Article 6, Section 13 of the state constitution, in the event of a vacancy in the office the governor appoints a person to serve until a successor is either elected or appointed and qualified by law.
The Oklahoma Treasurer has a number of constitutional and statutory duties:
- receive, deposit, and disburse all state funds
- invest temporary surplus funds
- invest specific funds for other state agencies where authorized
- require banks to furnish collateral sufficient to secure deposits of state and other public funds
- paying of interest on the state's bonded debt and the redeeming of the debt at maturity
- maintain a safekeeping operation for securities owned by various state agencies, and those securities pledged as collateral to other state agencies;
- process and distribute all State checks (known as warrants);
- administer the Business Link and Agricultural Link Programs; and
- administer the Unclaimed Property Program.
- Banking Services
- Budget & Finance
- Information Services
- Securities Operations
- Unclaimed Property
The budget for the Treasurer's office in Fiscal Year 2012 was $5,984,000.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
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Oklahoma State Treasurer's Office
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 217
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: (405) 521-3191
- Article 6, Section 4, Oklahoma Constitution
- OK.gov, "Inside the Oklahoma state treasurer's office," accessed September 27, 2011
- Office of Management and Enterprise Services, "FY-2014 Executive Budget Historical Document," accessed April 11, 2013
- Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 4, 2014
- Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," January 28, 2014
- The Council of State Governments, "The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," accessed May 14, 2011