The Wisconsin State Auditor
is an appointed position in the Wisconsin
state government. The auditor serves as the Director of the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau - a non-partisan legislative service agency that assists the state legislature
Joe Chrisman is the interim officeholder.
The legislative audit bureau was created in 1965 by Chapter 659 of the Wisconsin state code.
The Legislative Audit Bureau conducts objective audits and evaluations of state agency operations to ensure financial transactions have been made in a legal and proper manner and to determine whether programs are administered effectively, efficiently, and in accordance with the policies of the Legislature and the Governor. The results of these evaluations are provided to the Legislature, along with recommendations for improvements in agency operations.
In 2010, the Wisconsin State Auditor was paid an estimated $121,973 according to the Council of State Governments.
22 E. Mifflin Street, Suite 500
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-2818
Fax: (608) 267-0410