The State Auditor presides over all the state’s residents. All residents of Pulaski County are eligible to run for this office, if they meet the requirements set forth by law. Individuals must; be a US citizen, be an Arkansas resident, be at least 18 years old, be lawfully registered to vote, must not hold any other state, federal or civil office once elected, must have never been convicted of embezzlement of public money, bribery, forgery or other infamous crime. If elected, the State Auditor serves a four year term, with a limit of two full terms.
The main duties of this office include; serving as the general accountant for the State and serving as the payroll officer for the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. In addition to these duties, the Auditor administers Arkansas’s Unclaimed Property (UCP) program.
If you are interested in running for State Auditor, understand that you will be campaigning in and representing not only Pulaski County, but the entire state. If you believe in freedom and non-aggression, and would like to take on the challenge of improving the state through public service in this office, please contact us for more information on how to obtain the Libertarian Party of Arkansas’ nomination.