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In 2013, the treasurer's salary remained at $85,000.<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 2010, the New Mexico Treasurer was paid an estimated $85,000 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," retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>
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In 2010, the New Mexico Treasurer was paid an estimated $85,000 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==

Revision as of 06:30, 17 April 2014

New Mexico State Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $3,695,700
Term limits:  Two consecutive terms
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  New Mexico Constitution, Article V, Section I
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

James B. Lewis.jpg
Name:  James B. Lewis
Officeholder Party:  Democratic
Assumed office:  2006
Compensation:  $85,000
Elections
Next election:  November 4, 2014
Last election:  November 2, 2010
Other New Mexico Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorCommissioner of Public LandsSecretary of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance SuperintendentSecretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural ResourcesSecretary of Workforce SolutionsPublic Regulation CommissionPublic Education Commission
The Treasurer of the State of New Mexico is the chief financial officer of the government of New Mexico.

The treasurer is responsible for providing banking services to the state. The Treasurer reconciles the state's bank accounts, pays any outstanding debts or loans held by the state and invests the state's money in operations and bonds as well as investing in local issues as needed. The main purpose of the office is to manage and invest state monies.[1]

The treasurer is elected every four years.

Current officeholder

The current treasurer of New Mexico is James B. Lewis (D). He was first elected in 2006 and is serving in his second term.

Authority

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

Under Article V, Section 1:

The executive department shall consist of a governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state auditor, state treasurer, attorney general and commissioner of public lands,...

Qualifications

As outlined in Article V, Section 3 of the state Constitution, an individual must meet the following qualifications in order to serve as treasurer:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • At least 30 years of age
  • Have resided continuously in New Mexico for five years preceding the election

Elections

New Mexico state government organizational chart

New Mexico elects treasurers in the midterm elections, that is, even years that are not Presidential election years. For New Mexico, 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 are all treasurer election years.

Term limits

The State Treasurer is limited to serving two consecutive four-year terms.

Vacancies

Per Article V, Section 5 of the New Mexico Constitution, in the event of a vacancy the governor fills the position by appointment. The appointee serves until the next general election.

Duties

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Divisions

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State budget

The budget for the State Treasurer's Office in Fiscal Year 2012 was $3,695,700.[2]

Compensation

2013

In 2013, the treasurer's salary remained at $85,000.[3]

2010

In 2010, the New Mexico Treasurer was paid an estimated $85,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[4]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

New Mexico State Treasurer's Office
2019 Galisteo Street, Building K
Santa Fe NM 87504-0608

Phone: 505-955-1120
Fax: 505-955-1195

See also

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