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|Office website:||Official Link|
|2010 FY Budget:||$2,677,029|
|Length of term:||2 years|
|Assumed office:||January 2011|
|Next election:||November 4, 2014|
|Last election:||November 6, 2012|
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In Vermont, state executives are elected in even numbered years; 2010, 2012, and 2014 are all election years.
Elizabeth Pearce was elected Vermont Treasurer in 2012. She ran unopposed in the August 28 Democratic primary. Republican Wendy Wilton and Progressive Party candidate Don Schramm were also unopposed in their respective parties' primaries. The three candidates, in addition to Liberty Union Party candidate Jessica Diamondstone, ran in the general election on November 6, 2012. Pearce defeated her challengers to win re-election in the general election.
|Vermont Treasurer General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Elizabeth Pearce Incumbent||52.3%||147,700|
|Liberty Union||Jessica Diamondstone||2.5%||6,939|
|Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.|
The office of the treasurer has a wide range of duties:
- invests state funds
- issues of all state bonds authorized by the general assembly
- serves as the central bank for state agencies
- manages the state's cash balances, processes checks and reconciles payroll and vendor checks
- safeguards and returns unclaimed or abandoned financial property
- administers three major pension plans, the deferred compensation plan, and the defined contribution play for state employees, teachers, and participating municipalities
The treasurer's office is organized into an executive office and five divisions. The executive office supervises all of the other divisions and maintains responsibility for overall strategic planning, legislative initiatives, constituent relations, debt management, and financial literacy. The five divisions are:
- Investment and Debt Management
- Technology Services
- Treasury Operations
- Unclaimed Property
The budget for the State Treasurer in Fiscal Year 2010 was $2,677,029.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
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Office of the State Treasurer
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609
- Phone: (802) 828-2301
- Fax: (802) 828-2772
- TTY: (800) 253-0191
- E-mail: Treasurers.Office@state.vt.us
- '"VermontTreasurer.gov, "Welcome to the Vermont state treasurer's office," accessed November 29, 2011
- Vermont Secretary of State, "Unofficial election results," August 28, 2012
- Vermont Secretary of State Elections Division, "2012 Candidate Listing," accessed October 19, 2012
- Vermont Public Radio "Campaign 2012 Election Results" Accessed November 6, 2012
- VermontTreasurer.gov, "About the treasurer's office," accessed November 29, 2011
- Vermont Department of Finance and Management, "FY10 Appropriations Act (2009, Act 1 special session," accessed April 5, 2013
- The Council of State Governments,"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved April 23, 2011