North Carolina State Treasurer

Employer / Organization

North Carolina

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020


The North Carolina Treasurer is an elected executive position in the state government of North Carolina. The treasurer is the chief financial officer and official banker for the state. The treasurer's office manages the state's retirement system, investments, and unclaimed property, and provides financial support to local governments. As the chief financial officer and official banker, the treasurer bears responsibility for managing the finances of the entire state. This includes, but is not limited to: managing a $74.2 billion pension fund; administering teacher, state employee, and local government pension plans; operating and managing a $12 billion state bank; managing state and local debt issuance and interfacing with bond; rating agencies; overseeing the finances of local governments; serving as a fiscal advisor to the state; managing the unclaimed property program; and administering the state disability program. The salary for this position is $124,676/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the North Carolina State Board of Elections to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Gather the appropriate candidacy filing petition from the North Carolina State Board of Elections or your county board of elections. County boards are the filing agency for State Senators, Members of the State House of Representatives and all county and local/municipal offices. For all other offices, the petitions are to be filed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections. 2) Obtain the required amount of signatures for the office that you are seeking. The amount of signatures required varies depending upon office. Questions related to petition signature requirements should be referred to the North Carolina Board of Elections. 3) Submit your filing papers to the state board of elections prior to the last Friday in June, which is the deadline for independent (unaffiliated) candidates. If you wish to participate in the primary, your filing period will be much earlier (late December in the year prior to the elections. The state elections office can be contacted at (919) 733-7173.

Submit application to:
North Carolina State Board of Elections, 430 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC, 27611, US