|Office website:||Official Link|
|Term limits:||4 two-year terms|
|Length of term:||Two years|
|Authority:||Maine Constitution, Article V, Part III, Section I|
|Selection Method:||Elected biennially by secret ballot of the legislature|
|Assumed office:||December 4, 2012|
|Other Maine Executive Offices|
|Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Commissioner of Education • Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner • Superintendent of Insurance • Labor Commissioner • Public Utilities Commission|
The Maine State Treasurer is a constitutionally established state executive position in the Maine state government. The office is in charge of recording, collecting and investing all state money. Main duties include debt management, cash management, trust fund administration and unclaimed property administration.
Under Article V, Part III, Section I:
The Treasurer shall be chosen biennially, at the first session of the Legislature, by joint ballot of the Senators, and Representatives in convention.
The Maine State Treasurer is elected biennially by secret ballot of the legislature. It is one of the first tasks of each newly-sworn in legislature.
- See also: State executives with term limits
The treasurer is limited to four 2-year terms.
Vacancies are addressed under Article V, Part III, Section 1-A.
If a vacancy occurs the deputy treasurer fills the role until a new treasurer can be elected by the legislature.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
39 State House Station
Burton M. Cross Office Building, 3rd floor
111 Sewall Street
Augusta, Maine 04333-0039