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{{tnr}}'''Controller/Comptroller''' is a state level position in 13 states.  Most Controllers/Comptrollers share duties similar to [[Treasurer|state Treasurers]], exercising varying powers related to budgetary and management matters.
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{{SEO small nav}}{{tnr}}'''Controller/Comptroller''' is a state level position in 13 states.  Most Controllers/Comptrollers share duties similar to [[Treasurer|state Treasurers]], exercising varying powers related to budgetary and management matters.
  
 
Of the 13 states that have the position, 9 are elected by the people.  These include [[California]], [[Connecticut]], [[Idaho]], [[Illinois]], [[Maryland]], [[Nevada]], [[New York]], [[South Carolina]], and [[Texas]].  The [[Alaska Comptroller]], [[Colorado Controller]], and [[New Jersey Comptroller]] are appointed, while the [[Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury]] is elected by the [[Tennessee General Assembly|General Assembly]].
 
Of the 13 states that have the position, 9 are elected by the people.  These include [[California]], [[Connecticut]], [[Idaho]], [[Illinois]], [[Maryland]], [[Nevada]], [[New York]], [[South Carolina]], and [[Texas]].  The [[Alaska Comptroller]], [[Colorado Controller]], and [[New Jersey Comptroller]] are appointed, while the [[Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury]] is elected by the [[Tennessee General Assembly|General Assembly]].
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''State + Controller + Office'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''State + Controller + Office'''
 
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==See also==
 
==See also==

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Controller/Comptroller is a state level position in 13 states. Most Controllers/Comptrollers share duties similar to state Treasurers, exercising varying powers related to budgetary and management matters.

Of the 13 states that have the position, 9 are elected by the people. These include California, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New York, South Carolina, and Texas. The Alaska Comptroller, Colorado Controller, and New Jersey Comptroller are appointed, while the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury is elected by the General Assembly.

Officeholders

List of All Current State Controllers in the United States
Political positionOfficerAssumed officePolitical Party
California Controller
Betty Yee
2015
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Idaho Controller
Brandon Woolf
2012
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Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
2015
Ends.png Republican
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
Justin Wilson
2009
Ends.png Republican
Connecticut Comptroller
Kevin Lembo
2011
Electiondot.png Democratic
Illinois Comptroller
Leslie Munger
2015
Ends.png Republican
New Jersey Comptroller
Marc Larkins
2013
Nonpartisan
Maryland Comptroller
Peter Franchot
2007
Electiondot.png Democratic
South Carolina Comptroller General
Richard Eckstrom
2003
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Colorado Controller
Robert Jaros
2013
Nonpartisan
Nevada Controller
Ron Knecht
2015
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Alaska Comptroller
Scott Jones
2014
Nonpartisan
New York Comptroller
Thomas P. DiNapoli
2007
Electiondot.png Democratic

Elected vs. appointed

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Election history

2014

Main article: State executive official elections, 2014

Nine states will hold regularly scheduled controller/comptroller elections in the 2014 electoral cycle:

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term State + Controller + Office

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Controller News Feed

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See also

External links

References