Illinois Comptroller facts for kids

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Comptroller of Illinois
Leslie Munger

since January 12, 2015
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder George W. Lindberg
Formation 1970
Succession Fourth

The Comptroller of Illinois is an elected official of the U.S. state of Illinois.


He or she is responsible for keeping the State's accounts, and for ordering payments into and out of them. The office was created by the Illinois Constitution of 1970, replacing the office of Auditor of Public Accounts. The current Comptroller is Leslie Munger.

List of Illinois Comptrollers

  • George W. Lindberg (1973-1977)
  • Michael J. Bakalis (1977-1979)
  • Roland W. Burris (1979-1991)
  • Dawn Clark Netsch (1991-1995)
  • Loleta A. Didrickson (1995-1999)
  • Daniel W. Hynes (1999-2011)
  • Judy Baar Topinka (2011-2014)
  • Jerry Stermer (2014-2015; acting)
  • Leslie Munger (2015-present)

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