|Office website:||Official Link|
|Term limits:||2 terms|
|Length of term:||4 years|
|Authority:||Nevada Constitution, Article V, Section 29|
|Next election:||November 4, 2014|
|Last election:||November 2, 2010|
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The current state controller is Kim Wallin (D). She was first elected in 2006 and is serving in her second term.
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 term-limit of two four year terms is imposed on those who occupy this statewide position.
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: Compensation of state executive officers
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State Controller's Office
Nevada State Capitol
101 N Carson St. Suite 5
Carson City NV 89701-4786
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