Julie A. Ellsworth

Idaho State Treasurer


Julie Ellsworth was elected Idaho’s 24th State Treasurer in 2018. Treasurer Ellsworth has a long history of public service which includes serving in the Idaho House of Representatives for twelve years.

Some of Julie’s legislative endeavors included drafting model legislation to allow individuals and businesses to purchase health insurance across state borders and passing legislation cracking down on Medicaid fraud, which resulted in the state recouping millions of dollars.  She also worked to maintain the state’s high bond rating by meeting with Wall Street rating firms to answer questions about Idaho’s financial status and public policies.

In addition to her legislative service she has functioned as a Civil Mediator/Facilitator and Business Consultant.  She was a Foundation Grant Evaluator and Judge as well as a teacher in Idaho’s public schools.

Julie Ellsworth grew up in Idaho and has worked to promote a pro-family environment for the state.  She and her husband have three children and two grandchildren.