The State Treasurer 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 Treasurer serves a four year term, with a limit of two full terms.
The main duties of this office include; acting as the chief financial officer of the government of Arkansas, act as the state’s bank, accept deposits in the form of taxes and fees, disburse funds to state agencies based on warrants from the auditor’s office. The office is also responsible for providing state aid to local governments and investing the state’s cash funds.
If you are interested in running for State Treasurer, 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.