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{{Oregon SEO infobox}}{{tnr}}The '''Treasurer of the State of Oregon''' is an elected constitutional officer within the executive branch of the [[Oregon]] state government. The [[Treasurer|treasurer]] is the state's chief financial office and official banker. They are responsible for managing the state's money.
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|State = Oregon
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|Office=Treasurer
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|Office type = Partisan
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|Image =Seal of Oregon.png
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|Office website = http://www.oregon.gov/treasury/Pages/index.aspx
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|Budget = 38498684
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|Budget year =2011-2013
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|Seats =
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|Term limits = 8 years in a 12 year period
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|Length of term = 4 years
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|Authority =[[Article VI, Oregon Constitution#Section 1|Oregon Constitution, Article VI, Section 1]]
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|Selected = Elected
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|Chair =
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|Current officeholder = Ted Wheeler
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|Partisan = Democratic
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|Officeholder image = Ted Wheeler.jpg
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|Assumed office =  March 11, 2010
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|Compensation = 72,000
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|Next election =November 8, 2016
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|Last election=[[Oregon down ballot state executive elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Other offices = [[Governor of Oregon|Governor]] • [[Oregon Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Oregon Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Oregon Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Oregon Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Oregon Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Commissioner]] • [[Oregon Administrator of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Oregon Director of Fish and Wildlife|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Oregon Commissioner of Labor|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Oregon Public Utility Commission|Public Service Commission]]
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Treasurer of the State of Oregon''' is an elected constitutional officer within the executive branch of the [[Oregon]] state government. The [[Treasurer|treasurer]] is the state's chief financial office and official banker. They are responsible for managing the state's money.
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
The current treasurer of Oregon is [[Ted Wheeler]]. He was first appointed to the position on March 11, 2010 to the unexpired term of former treasurer Ben Westlund, and was officially elected to a partial term on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.ost.state.or.us/About/Treasurer/Wheeler.asp ''ost.state.OR.us,'' "Oregon State Treasury: Ted Wheeler, State Treasurer," accessed September 20, 2011]</ref> He faces re-election in [[Oregon down ballot state executive elections, 2012|2012]].
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The current treasurer of Oregon is [[Ted Wheeler]]. He was first appointed to the position on March 11, 2010 to the unexpired term of former treasurer Ben Westlund, and was officially elected to a partial term on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.ost.state.or.us/About/Treasurer/Wheeler.asp ''ost.state.OR.us,'' "Oregon State Treasury: Ted Wheeler, State Treasurer," accessed September 20, 2011]</ref> He won re-election in [[Oregon down ballot state executive elections, 2012|2012]].
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
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'''Article VI, Section 1:'''
 
'''Article VI, Section 1:'''
  
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==Elections==
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==Qualifications==
The secretary of state is elected every four years, in Presidential election years. The office will be up for election in 2012, 2016, and 2020.
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===Term limits===
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In Oregon, the office of treasurer is subject to [[term limits]]. As specified in [[Article VI, Oregon Constitution#Section 1|Article VI, § 1 of the Oregon State Constitution]], an office holder is allowed to remain in the position for eight years in a twelve year period.
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==Vacancies==
 
==Vacancies==
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*Deliver over to the successor in office all moneys, books, papers, furniture and other effects belonging to or preserved in the office.
 
*Deliver over to the successor in office all moneys, books, papers, furniture and other effects belonging to or preserved in the office.
 
*Perform all other duties imposed upon the State Treasurer by law.
 
*Perform all other duties imposed upon the State Treasurer by law.
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==Elections==
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The secretary of state is elected every four years, in Presidential election years. The office were up for election in 2012, 2016, and 2020.
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===Full History===
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|Office =  Oregon Treasurer
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|earliest year =2000
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|Content =
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<big>'''2012'''</big>
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:''See also: [[Oregon down ballot state executive elections, 2012]]''
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Incumbent [[Ted Wheeler]] (D) defeated [[Tom Cox]] (R) and three third party challengers to win re-election on November 6, 2012.
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*'''2012 General Election Results for Oregon Treasurer'''
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<big>'''2010'''</big>
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|date = November 2, 2010
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|pronoun = He
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|new =No
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|year = 2010
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|Office=  Oregon Treasurer
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|party1=  Democratic
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|winner1 = [[Ted Wheeler]]
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|losers = Chris Telfer (R), Walter F. (Walt) Brown (P) and [[Michael Marsh]] (C)
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|votes1 =  721795
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|Inc1 = Y
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|party2= Republican
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|candidate2 = Chris Telfer
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|votes2 = 571105
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|party3= Progressive
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|candidate3 = Walter F. (Walt) Brown
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|votes3 = 38316
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|party4= Constitution
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|candidate4 = [[Michael Marsh]]
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|votes4 = 30489
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|party5=''Misc.''
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|candidate5 = ''Various''
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|votes5 = 1738
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|ref = [http://www.oregonvotes.gov/doc/history/nov22010/results/tr.pdf Oregon Secretary of State]
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<big>'''2008'''</big>
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|date = November 4, 2008
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|pronoun = He
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|new =Yes
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|year = 2008
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|Office=  Oregon Treasurer
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|party1=  Democratic
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|winner1 = Ben Westlund
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|losers = [[Allen Alley]] (R) and [[Michael Marsh]] (C)
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|votes1 = 847590
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|Inc1 =
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|party2= Republican
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|candidate2 = [[Allen Alley]]
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|votes2 = 750484
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|party3=Constitution
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|candidate3 =  [[Michael Marsh]]
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|votes3 = 56581
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|party4=''Misc.''
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|candidate4 = ''Various''
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|votes4 = 3529
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|ref = [http://www.oregonvotes.gov/doc/history/nov42008/results/tr.pdf Oregon Secretary of State]
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<big>'''2004'''</big>
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|date = November 2, 2004
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|pronoun = He
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|new =No
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|year = 2004
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|Office=  Oregon Treasurer
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|party1=  Democratic
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|winner1 =  Randall Edwards
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|losers = Jeff Caton (R), Mitch Shults (L) and Carole D. Winegarden (C)
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|votes1 = 889974
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|Inc1 = Y
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|party2= Republican
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|candidate2 = Jeff Caton
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|votes2 =  688551
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|party3= Libertarian
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|candidate3 = Mitch Shults
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|votes3 =  52819
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|party4= Constitution
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|candidate4 = Carole D. Winegarden
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|votes4 =  49875
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|party5=''Misc.''
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|candidate5 = ''Various''
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|votes5 = 2284
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|ref = [http://www.oregonvotes.gov/pages/history/archive/nov22004/g04abstract.html Oregon Secretary of State]
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<big>'''2000'''</big>
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|date = November 7, 2000
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|year = 2000
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|Office=  Oregon Treasurer
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|party1=  Democratic
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|winner1 =  Randall Edwards
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|losers = Jon Kvistad (R), Mitchell T. Shults (L),  Leonard Zack (Ref) and Carlos F. Lucero (C)
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|votes1 =  705273
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|Inc1 =
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|party2= Republican
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|candidate2 = Jon Kvistad
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|votes2 =  593411
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|party3= Libertarian
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|candidate3 = Mitchell T. Shults
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|votes3 =  54091
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|party4= Reform
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|candidate4 = Leonard Zack
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|votes4 =  29329
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|party5= Constitution
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|candidate5 = Carlos F. Lucero
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|votes5 = 19707
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|party6=''Misc.''
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|candidate6 = ''Various''
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|votes6 = 1796
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|ref = [http://www.oregonvotes.gov/pages/history/archive/nov72000/other.info/trea.htm Oregon Secretary of State]
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===Term limits===
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In Oregon, the office of treasurer is subject to [[term limits]]. As specified in [[Article VI, Oregon Constitution#Section 1|Article VI, § 1 of the Oregon State Constitution]], an office holder is allowed to remain in the position for eight years in a twelve year period.
  
 
==Divisions==
 
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*Investment
 
*Investment
 
*Oregon 529 College Savings Network
 
*Oregon 529 College Savings Network
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==State budget==
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The budget for the Treasurer's office in Fiscal Year 2011-2013 was $38,498,684.<ref> [http://www.leg.state.or.us/comm/lfo/2011-13%20LAB.pdf#page=384&zoom=auto,0,792 ''Oregon Legislative Fiscal Office,'' "Analysis in the 2011-13 Legislatively Adopted Budget,"  accessed April 10, 2013] </ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
In 2010, the Oregon Treasurer was paid an estimated $72,000 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 May 14, 2011]</ref>
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In 2012, the Oregon Treasurer was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$72,000]] according to the [[Council of State Governments]].
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==Historical officeholders==
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==Recent news==
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==Contact Information==
 
==Contact Information==
 
'''Oregon State Treasurer's Office'''<br>
 
'''Oregon State Treasurer's Office'''<br>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Treasurer]]
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{{Oregon elected executives}}
*[[Ted Wheeler]]
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*[[Ted Kulongoski|Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski]]
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*[[Lieutenant Governor of Oregon]]
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*[[Oregon Attorney General]]
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*[[Oregon Secretary of State]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 12:01, 24 December 2013

Oregon Treasurer
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2011-2013 FY Budget:  $38,498,684
Term limits:  8 years in a 12 year period
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Oregon Constitution, Article VI, Section 1
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

Ted Wheeler.jpg
Name:  Ted Wheeler
Officeholder Party:  Democratic
Assumed office:  March 11, 2010
Compensation:  $72,000
Elections
Next election:  November 8, 2016
Last election:  November 6, 2012
Other Oregon Executive Offices
GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Service Commission
The Treasurer of the State of Oregon is an elected constitutional officer within the executive branch of the Oregon state government. The treasurer is the state's chief financial office and official banker. They are responsible for managing the state's money.

Current officeholder

The current treasurer of Oregon is Ted Wheeler. He was first appointed to the position on March 11, 2010 to the unexpired term of former treasurer Ben Westlund, and was officially elected to a partial term on November 2, 2010.[1] He won re-election in 2012.

Authority

The office of Oregon Treasurer is established in Article VI, Section 1 of the Oregon Constitution.

Article VI, Section 1:

There shall be elected by the qualified electors of the State, at the times and places of choosing Members of the Legislative Assembly, a Secretary, and Treasurer of State, who shall severally hold their offices for the term of four years; but no person shall be eligible to either of said offices more than Eight in any period of Twelve years.

Qualifications

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that establishes the requirements necessary to qualify for a state executive office. That information for the Oregon Treasurer has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Vacancies

Article 5, Section 16 of the state constitution outlines how vacancies in the office are to be filled. The governor fills any vacancy by appointment that expires when a successor has been elected and qualified.

Duties

The official duties of the office are outlined in Chapter 178 of the Oregon Statutes:[2]

  • Keep the office at the seat of government.
  • Receive and have charge of all moneys paid into the State Treasury.
  • Pay out moneys from the State Treasury as directed by law.
  • Permit the books, papers and transactions of the office to be open at all times to inspection and examination by the Governor, Secretary of State, the legislature and any committee of either branch of the legislature.
  • Deliver over to the successor in office all moneys, books, papers, furniture and other effects belonging to or preserved in the office.
  • Perform all other duties imposed upon the State Treasurer by law.

Elections

The secretary of state is elected every four years, in Presidential election years. The office were up for election in 2012, 2016, and 2020.

Full History


Term limits

In Oregon, the office of treasurer is subject to term limits. As specified in Article VI, § 1 of the Oregon State Constitution, an office holder is allowed to remain in the position for eight years in a twelve year period.

Divisions

The Oregon Treasurer's office is organized into several distinct divisions:[3]

  • Debt Management
  • Executive
  • Finance
  • Information Services
  • Investment
  • Oregon 529 College Savings Network

State budget

The budget for the Treasurer's office in Fiscal Year 2011-2013 was $38,498,684.[4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Oregon Treasurer was paid an estimated $72,000 according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Oregon Treasurer 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

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Oregon + Treasurer

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

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Contact Information

Oregon State Treasurer's Office
350 Winter Street NE, Suite 100
Salem, OR 97301-3896

Phone: 503-378-4329

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