VOTERS GUIDE: Candidates for Missouri treasurer

Friday, August 3, 2012 | 4:51 p.m. CDT; updated 9:40 a.m. CDT, Sunday, September 16, 2012

WHAT'S THE JOB? The treasurer is the chief financial office of the state. He or she is charged with managing the state's $24 billion in revenue and overseeing $600 million in unclaimed property. The treasurer is also responsible for managing the state's 529 college savings plan and its investment portfolio. The treasurer's salary is $107,746 and he or she can serve only two consecutive four-year terms.