Nebraska State Treasurer

Employer / Organization


Next Election

May 14, 2022

Filing Window

Dec 01, 2021 - Mar 01, 2022


The Treasurer of the State of Nebraska is the chief financial officer of the government of Nebraska. The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds by investing and maintaining the state budget. The department's main purpose is to invest state funds and maintain accurate records of transactions enacted by the state. The state office also disperses funds to local governments as needed, keeps track of unclaimed property and helps with investments. The treasurer is elected every four years. Some of the duties of the Nebraska Treasurer include: receipting in all monies from state government from taxes to tuition; returning money, stocks, bonds, dividends, utility deposits, vendor payments, gift certificates and insurance proceeds to the rightful owners; acting as trustee of the Nebraska College Savings Program; centralizing receipting and disbursing of child support and related court-ordered payments. The salary for this position is $85,000/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Nebraska Secretary of State Elections Division to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the required filing forms. 2) Complete the required filing forms and submit the filing forms to the Nebraska Secretary of State Elections Division. The required forms include a “Candidate Filing Form,” a filing fee and campaign finance and accountability forms. State Senate candidates are by law nonpartisan, therefore all candidates running for a State Senate position are considered nonpartisan candidates regardless of their party affiliation. For U.S. House of representative positions, independent candidates must acquire a stipulated amount of petition signatures. 3) For State Senate and partisan U.S. House of Representative candidates, filing forms for non-incumbent candidates are due March 1st of the election year (if March 1st falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the following business day). Independent U.S. House of Representative candidates must file their petitions with the Nebraska Secretary of State Elections Division by September 1st of the election year. State Senate and partisan U.S. House of Representative candidates will participate in the May primary which is held the second Tuesday after the first Monday in May. If you have any questions or concerns you are encouraged to contact the Nebraska Secretary of State Elections Division at (402) 471-2555 or visit the Nebraska Secretary of State Elections Division website:

Submit application to:
Nebraska Secretary of State, P.O. Box 94608, Lincoln, NE, 68509, US