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|Selected =  Elected
 
|Selected =  Elected
 
|Chair =
 
|Chair =
|Current officeholder = Kim Wallin
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|Current officeholder = Ron Knecht
|Partisan = Democratic
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|Partisan = Republican
|Officeholder image = Kim Wallin.png
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|Officeholder image =  
|Assumed office =  2006
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|Assumed office =  January 5, 2015
|Compensation = 97,000
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|Compensation = 102,898
|Next election =[[Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Next election = November 6, 2018
|Last election= November 2, 2010
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|Last election= [[Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
|Other offices = [[Governor of Nevada|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Nevada|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Nevada Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Nevada Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Nevada Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Nevada Controller|Controller]] • [[Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] • [[Nevada Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Director of Conservation and Natural Resources|Director of Conservation and Natural Resources]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Public Utilities Commission|Public Utilities Commission]] • [[Nevada Director of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation|Employment, Training and Rehabilitation]]
 
|Other offices = [[Governor of Nevada|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Nevada|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Nevada Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Nevada Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Nevada Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Nevada Controller|Controller]] • [[Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] • [[Nevada Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Director of Conservation and Natural Resources|Director of Conservation and Natural Resources]] • [[Nevada Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Nevada Public Utilities Commission|Public Utilities Commission]] • [[Nevada Director of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation|Employment, Training and Rehabilitation]]
}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Controller of the State of Nevada''' is the chief fiscal officer of the government of [[Nevada]]. The Controller is elected to a four-year term.
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}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Controller of the State of Nevada''' is the chief fiscal officer of the government of [[Nevada]]. The controller is elected to a four-year term during the federal midterm elections (i.e. 2018, 2022, 2026 and 2030). Each controller is limited by the state constitution to two four-year terms.  
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
The current state controller is [[Kim Wallin]] (D). She was first elected in 2006 and is serving in her second term.
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The current state controller is [[Ron Knecht]] (R). He was first elected in 2014 to replace term-limited predecessor [[Kim Wallin]] (D).  
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
The Controller of [[Nevada]] is a publicly elected official who serves a term of four years in length. As specified in [[Article 5, Nevada Constitution#Section 19|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.
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The controller is a publicly elected official who serves a term of four years in length. As specified in [[Article 5, Nevada Constitution#Section 19|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.
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===Results===
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====2014====
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:: ''See also: [[Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014]]''
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==Vacancies==
 
==Vacancies==
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==Divisions==
 
==Divisions==
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There are four main divisions within the office of controller:<ref>[http://controller.nv.gov/About_and%20Contact_Us/AboutUs.html ''Nevada Controller'', "About" Accessed February 3, 2013]</ref>  
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There are four main divisions within the office of controller:<ref>[http://controller.nv.gov/About_and%20Contact_Us/AboutUs.html ''Nevada Controller'', "About" accessed February 3, 2013]</ref>  
 
*Operations
 
*Operations
 
*Financial reporting
 
*Financial reporting
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==State budget==
 
==State budget==
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:: ''See also: [[Nevada state budget and finances]]''
 
The Office of the State Controller's budget for 2012-2013 was $4,055,027.<ref>[https://nelis.leg.state.nv.us/76th2011/App#/76th2011/Bill/Text/AB580/BD_AB580_EN ''Nevada Electronic Legislative Information System,'' "2011 76th Regular Session Assembly Bill No.580," 2, accessed July 5, 2013]</ref>
 
The Office of the State Controller's budget for 2012-2013 was $4,055,027.<ref>[https://nelis.leg.state.nv.us/76th2011/App#/76th2011/Bill/Text/AB580/BD_AB580_EN ''Nevada Electronic Legislative Information System,'' "2011 76th Regular Session Assembly Bill No.580," 2, accessed July 5, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
 
:: ''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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===2014===
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In 2014, the controller received a salary of $102,898, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11%202014.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 3, 2014]</ref>
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===2013===
 
===2013===
In 2013, the controller was paid an estimated $102,898.<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries, accessed January 31, 2014]</ref>
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In 2013, the controller was paid an estimated $102,898, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries," accessed January 31, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
In 2012, the controller was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$97,000]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
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In 2012, the controller was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$97,000]], according to the [[Council of State Governments]].
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, the Nevada Controller was paid an estimated $97,000 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," accessed June 22, 2011]</ref>
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In 2010, the controller was paid an estimated $97,000, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'', "The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," accessed June 22, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Historical officeholders==
 
==Historical officeholders==
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==Contact Information==
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Controller]]
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*[[Kim Wallin]]
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*[[Jim Gibbons|Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons]]
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*[[Lieutenant Governor of Nevada]]
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*[[Nevada Attorney General]]
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*[[Nevada Secretary of State]]
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*[[Nevada state executive offices]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://controller.nv.gov/ Nevada State Controller's Office]
 
* [http://controller.nv.gov/ Nevada State Controller's Office]
  

Latest revision as of 13:16, 13 April 2015

Nevada Controller
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012-2013 FY Budget:  $4,055,027
Term limits:  2 terms
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Nevada Constitution, Article V, Section 29
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder
Name:  Ron Knecht
Officeholder Party:  Republican
Assumed office:  January 5, 2015
Compensation:  $102,898
Elections
Next election:  November 6, 2018
Last election:  November 4, 2014
Other Nevada Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerControllerSuperintendent of Public InstructionAgriculture DirectorInsurance CommissionerDirector of Conservation and Natural ResourcesLabor CommissionerPublic Utilities CommissionEmployment, Training and Rehabilitation
The Controller of the State of Nevada is the chief fiscal officer of the government of Nevada. The controller is elected to a four-year term during the federal midterm elections (i.e. 2018, 2022, 2026 and 2030). Each controller is limited by the state constitution to two four-year terms.

Current officeholder

The current state controller is Ron Knecht (R). He was first elected in 2014 to replace term-limited predecessor Kim Wallin (D).

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of the controller in Article V, the Executive Department.

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.

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications for this office.

Elections

The controller 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.

Results

2014

See also: Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014
Nevada Controller, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Knecht 52.5% 282,674
     Democratic Andrew Martin 37.6% 202,573
     Independent American Tom Jones 5.4% 29,108
     Independent None of these candidates 4.4% 23,811
Total Votes 538,166
Election Results via Nevada Secretary of State.

Vacancies

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.

Duties

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.

Divisions

Click here to view larger-scale image of the Nevada Controller's office Organizational Chart as of February 11, 2011.

There are four main divisions within the office of controller:[1]

  • Operations
  • Financial reporting
  • Information technology
  • Debt collection

State budget

See also: Nevada state budget and finances

The Office of the State Controller's budget for 2012-2013 was $4,055,027.[2]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2014

In 2014, the controller received a salary of $102,898, according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

2013

In 2013, the controller was paid an estimated $102,898, according to the Council of State Governments.[4]

2012

In 2012, the controller was paid an estimated $97,000, according to the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the controller was paid an estimated $97,000, according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Nevada Controller has not yet been added because the information was unavailable on the relevant state official websites, or we are currently in the process of formatting the list for this office. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Recent news

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Contact Information

Main Office
State Controller's Office
Nevada State Capitol
101 N Carson St. Suite 5
Carson City NV 89701-4786

Phone:(775)684-5750 Fax:(775)684-5695

See also

External links

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