Vermont Secretary of State
|Vermont Secretary of State|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2010 FY Budget:||$8,527,442|
|Length of term:||2 years|
|Assumed office:||January 6, 2011|
|Next election:||November 8, 2016|
|Last election:||November 4, 2014|
|Other Vermont Executive Offices|
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- 1 Current officeholder
- 2 Authority
- 3 Qualifications
- 4 Elections
- 5 Vacancies
- 6 Duties
- 7 Divisions
- 8 State budget
- 9 Compensation
- 10 Historical officeholders
- 11 Recent news
- 12 Contact Information
- 13 See also
- 14 External links
- 15 References
Chapter 2, Section 43:
There are no specific qualifications for this office.
In Vermont, state executives are elected in even numbered years; 2016, 2018 and 2020 are all election years.
|Secretary of State of Vermont, 2014|
|Democratic||Jim Condos Incumbent||74.7%||126,427|
|Liberty Union||Mary Alice Herbert||10.3%||17,460|
|Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.|
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The office of the Secretary of State performs a number of important functions:
- Administers a records management program for Vermont public agencies;
- Licenses, certifies, and registers 39 occupations and professions
- Registers all business entities in the state
- Serves as the filing repository for Uniform Commercial Code filings
- Serves at the state's chief election officer
- Administers elections, oversees campaign finance reporting and lobbyist disclosure laws, and encourages civic participation through programs like Kids Voting Vermont and Honor a Vet with your Vote
- Provides local officials and members of the public with information, assistance, and educational materials related to municipal law and practice and the requirements of Vermont's open government laws
- Oversees the filing and publication of administrative rules by all state agencies
- Oversees all of the state's notaries public
- Manages a confidentiality program to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking avoid being tracked down by an abuser using state or local public records
The Office of the Secretary of State includes the following divisions:
- State Archives and Records Administration
- Office of Professional Regulation
- Municipal Programs
- Administrative Procedures Act -Rule Making
- "Safe at Home"
- See also: Vermont state budget and finances
The budget for the Office of the Secretary of State in Fiscal Year 2010 was $8,527,442.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
The secretary of state, along with the rest of Vermont's elected executives, is legally entitled to an annual salary in accordance with Title 32, Chapter 15 of the Vermont Statutes (32 V.S.A. § 1003). Taking into account value adjustments, the statute contains real compensation figures for the previous and current year only.
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Contact InformationCapitol Address:
Vermont Secretary of State's Office
26 Terrace Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1101
- Phone: (802) 828-2363
- Toll Free Phone: (800) 439-8683
- Fax: (802) 828-2496
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vermont Secretary of State website, "About the office," accessed December 9, 2011
- Vermont Department of Finance and Management, "FY10 Appropriations Act (2009, Act 1 special session," accessed April 5, 2013
- Vermont General Assembly, "The Vermont Statutes Online Title 32 : Taxation And Finance Chapter 015 : Salaries And Fees, Subchapter 001 : State Officers," accessed February 11, 2015
- Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 8, 2014
- Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," January 31, 2014
- The Council of State Governments, "The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," accessed April 23, 2011