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  Secretary of State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During a sede vacante, the former Secretary of State (the appointment expires when the pope dies or resigns) assumes some of the functions of the head of state as a part of a temporary commission.
In the United States federal government, the main role of the Secretary of State is to supervise and conduct foreign policy.
In the individual states of the United States, the Secretary of State is an administrative officer responsible for a variety of governmental functions, depending on the constitution and laws of the particular state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Secretary_of_State   (1110 words)

  
 United States Secretary of State - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs.
The position of "Secretary of State of the United States" was thus intended to be the most general and important office in the U.S. government, after the Presidency.
As the highest-ranking Cabinet member, the Secretary of State is fourth in line to succeed the Presidency, after the Vice President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and President pro tempore of the Senate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Secretary_of_State   (675 words)

  
 Secretary of State
Secretary Bradbury’s continued priorities include protecting the integrity of Oregon’s election process and increasing voter participation, improving the performance of government through strategic auditing, facilitating business operations, protecting public access to government records and ensuring the responsible stewardship of state-owned lands.
The secretary of state is the auditor of public accounts and chief elections officer, chair of the Oregon Sustainability Board, keeps records of official acts of the legislature and Executive Department, is custodian of the state seal, oversees the State Archives and the Corporation Division and serves on the State Land Board.
As a member of the State Land Board, the secretary shares responsibility with the governor and state treasurer in supervising management of state-owned lands, including offshore, grazing and timberlands; coastal estuarine tidelands and submerged and submersible lands along the state’s navigable waterways.
bluebook.state.or.us /state/executive/secretary_of_state/secbio.htm   (561 words)

  
 Secretary of State - Business Services Division
The Secretary of State is one of five constitutional officers originally designated in Indiana's State Constitution of 1816.
At the age of 36, Secretary Rokita is the second youngest Secretary of State in the country.
Secretary Rokita poses with Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land during her visit to Indiana.
www.in.gov /sos/business   (344 words)

  
 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
As she stated at her confirmation hearing, "we must use American diplomacy to help create a balance of power in the world that favors freedom.
And human beings will choose to be ruled by the consent of the governed, not by the coercion of the state; by the rule of law, not the whim of rulers.
For Secretary Rice and the men and women of the U.S. Department of State, 2005 was a year of strengthening alliances and defending principles in support of security, democracy, and prosperity.
www.state.gov /secretary   (510 words)

  
 Welcome to the Montana Secretary of State's Website
For an initiative that proposes to change state law or to refer a bill to the voters, the required number is 22,308 (including 5% of the voters in each of no less than 34 House districts).
For an initiative that proposes to amend the state Constitution, the required number is 44,615 signatures (including 10% of the voters in at least 40 House districts).
This year, the deadline for submitting petition signatures to county election administrators is June 23, 2006, and the counties must file the certified petitions and totals with the Secretary of State by July 21, 2006.
sos.state.mt.us   (448 words)

  
 Office of the Secretary of State - Department of State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Secretary of State oversees an extremely diverse department with responsibilities in virtually every aspect of state government: economic development, finance, transportation, housing, education, culture and quality-of-life issues.
She is a member of the Delaware Open Space Council and the Board of the Diamond State Port Corporation.
The Secretary of State is traditionally one of the Governor's primary advisors.
www.state.de.us /sos/sos.shtml   (164 words)

  
 MISSION STATEMENT
North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall, through funding from the N.C. Investor Protection and Education Trust, is helping to sponsor two investor education events in Charlotte.
While every effort is made to keep such information accurate and up-to-date, the Secretary of State does not certify the authenticity of information herein that originates from third parties.
The Secretary of State shall under no circumstances be liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained herein from whatever source or any other consequences from any such reliance.
www.secstate.state.nc.us   (363 words)

  
 Indiana Secretary of State :: Todd Rokita
INDIANAPOLIS -- Secretary of State Todd Rokita is launching an investor education program to counter investment fraud and confusion that affects many Hoosiers.
Secretary Rokita delivers federal and state funds to Boone County officials which allows them to purchase new voting machines.
Secretary Rokita joins other leaders in Gary to tout the importance of transmodal distribution to advance Northwest Indiana's economy.
www.in.gov /sos   (343 words)

  
 Kentucky: Secretary of State - Overview
Annual Reports are required for most business entities that are registered with the Secretary of State's Office.
The Secretary of State is responsible for filing and maintaining financing statements on secured transactions under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) as adopted in Kentucky, effective July 1, 2001.
A person who uses a trademark or service mark in this state may file an application with the Office of the Secretary of State for registration of such mark.
sos.ky.gov /business   (327 words)

  
 Secretary of State Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArts.com (Hill Country Arts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Secretary of State Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArts.com (Hill Country Arts)
The situation is confused by the break-up of the USSR and the fact that each member of the old USSR had a secretary (or head) for each republic.
Count Karl Nesselrode, State Secretary in 1814, Foreign Minister in 1816
www.hillcountryarts.com /encyclopedia/Secretary_of_State   (793 words)

  
 Arkansas Secretary of State: Elections
The Elections Department maintains records on all state and district elections held in Arkansas.
It maintains the journals and acts of the Legislature, political practice pledges and ethics reports filed by elected state officials.
It publishes the Arkansas Register, a compilation of rules and regulations passed by state agencies.
www.sosweb.state.ar.us /elections.html   (127 words)

  
 South Carolina Secretary of State, Mark Hammond's Office
The Secretary of State is also the administrator and regulator of the Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act and handles the publication of positions within certain statewide boards and commissions.
The Secretary of State is an ex officio member of the Legislative Council and the Commission on Consumer Affairs.
The mission of the Office of the Secretary of State is simple: to provide the taxpayer with the best return on their investment in state government.
www.scsos.com   (632 words)

  
 Alabama secretary of state - NABP State Boards of Pharmacy
STATE AUDITOR: [ Beth Chapman (R)* - Candidate for Secretary of State in 2006.
President Thanks Secretary of State Rice at Swearing-In Ceremony Born November 14, 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama, she earned her bachelor's degree in
Section 132 Qualifications of attorney-general, state auditor, secretary of Amendment 446 Bonds of Alabama State Docks Department not Debt of State.
city-fresh.surferlight.com /?q=city-fresh-alabama-secretary-of-state   (240 words)

  
 Louisiana Secretary of State Commercial Division Index
(9-7-05) - BATON ROUGE, LA - Secretary of State Al Ater announces that the Department of State's Commercial Division is processing all mail received by the office and adding all filings which are in order to the Secretary of State's database at www.sos.louisiana.gov/app1/paygate/app1/paygate/crpinq.jsp.
All Secretary of State Commercial Division offices and facilities will be closed for official state holidays.
This national organization has links to other secretary of state web sites and commercial pages.
www.sec.state.la.us /comm/comm-index.htm   (525 words)

  
 Welcome
The Office of the Secretary of State is an elected state office, second in line of succession behind the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor.
The Secretary of State serves as an ex officio member of the board of directors of the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA).
in the state dies, resigns, leaves the state, or cannot be found.
www.sos.state.nm.us   (503 words)

  
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The general responsibility of the Elections Division is to oversee the uniform application of the Colorado Election Code in conjunction with 64 County Clerk and Recorders.
The Elections Division arranges and certifies the primary and general election ballots for the State.
Colorado Department of State - Secretary of State
www.elections.colorado.gov   (126 words)

  
 Voter/Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Voter Services Division encompasses many of the official responsibilities of the Secretary of State.
In cooperation with the 99 county auditors, it is our task to insure that all eligible Iowans be able to register to vote, to vote individually and in private regardless of physical barriers, to insure conformity of voters rights and to have votes recorded accurately as the voter intended.
My goal as Secretary of State is to continue to build on the envied reputation Iowa has for conducting clean elections and to make Iowa the model for the nation in voter participation and election administration.
www.sos.state.ia.us /elections   (212 words)

  
 Florida Department of State - Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of State is head of the Department of State and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor.
The Secretary serves as the State's Chief Election Officer and is second in line to succession to the Office of the Governor.
- an association of all the Secretaries of State throughout the United States.
oss.dos.state.fl.us   (76 words)

  
 California Secretary of State - Business Portal
The Secretary of State's office is in the process of adopting regulations relating to the administration of the Written Advance Health Care Directive Registry.
The Secretary of State's office has adopted regulations regarding education for notaries public.
Information regarding changes made to certificates issued by the Secretary of State.
www.ss.ca.gov /business/business.htm   (125 words)

  
 Texas Secretary of State
As Texas’ 105th Secretary of State, I am honored and excited to have this opportunity to serve the people of Texas.
Secretary Williams Announces Torchmark to Expand in McKinney
A list of health spas that are currently registered with the Secretary of State is now available online.
www.sos.state.tx.us   (254 words)

  
 Delaware Department of State Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Delaware Department of State is an extremely diverse agency with responsibilities in the following:
The Department of State is at your service and welcomes any feedback you may have.
Secretary of State Windsor Opens Kickoff Ceremony in Yearlong Celebration of the Lewes 375th Anniversary
www.state.de.us /sos   (122 words)

  
 North Dakota Secretary of State
In keeping with the goals of the Secretary of State’s office, this web site is designed to provide visitors with easy access to useful, comprehensive, and meaningful information.
Act as an ambassador for the State of North Dakota, its people, and its way of life.
Copyright © 2006 North Dakota Secretary of State.
www.nd.gov /sos   (120 words)

  
 Mississippi SoS - Elections
The Secretary of State is Mississippi's chief elections officer.
All material kept by the Secretary of State relating to elections in Mississippi is open to the public.
The agency has consistently advocated increased public disclosure and open records on the part of officials, candidates, and lobbyists, signifying that government is open and accountable to the people.
www.sos.state.ms.us /elections/elections.asp   (144 words)

  
 Secretary of State | TPMCafe
I mentioned the other day that she really must not be playing word games on the torture issue, but all the reports from Europe suggest that she is being less than direct with every word on the subject of torture including, to paraphrase Mary McCarthy about (I think) Lillian Hellman, "the" and "and" and "but."
Rice had admitted making a mistake when the United States abducted a German citizen, Khaled el-Masri, on suspicions of terrorism and held him in detention for five months.
From what I can tell, she very much seems to see herself as the White House's person at State, not as a representative of the State Dept. Success and legacy in those terms will be measured by how well she carries out the Adminstrations agenda.
www.tpmcafe.com /story/2005/12/7/73659/0359   (1964 words)

  
 Department of the Secretary of State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Secretary of State and Legislators Announce Grants to Safeguard Maine's Historical Records and Artifacts
Secretary of State Dunlap Announces Winners of Native American History and Culture Essay Contest
Secretary of State Dunlap Encourages Katrina Evacuees to Take Advantage of Opportunity to Vote
www.state.me.us /sos   (143 words)

  
 Oklahoma Secretary of State
Our goal is to provide you with easy to access information and to make our services available to you at your convenience and in the comfort of your home or office.
The Oklahoma Secretary of State’s office has committed to using technology to extend the benefits of web-based information retrieval and e-commerce to all of our operations.
Neither the Secretary of State's Office nor any division, officer, or employee of the Secretary of State's Office warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information on our web site and shall not be liable for any losses resulting directly or indirectly from such reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information.
www.sos.state.ok.us   (349 words)

  
 United States Secretary of State Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
United States Secretary of State Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)
List of Secretaries of State, via United States Department of State
Find More Information about "United States Secretary of State" in NaturalResearch.org's:
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/United_States_Secretary_of_State   (407 words)

  
 Washington Secretary of State
State to appeal King County ruling on felon voters
is accepting nominations for the Washington State Medals of Merit and Valor.
The U.S.S. Oregon was the first battleship to be docked at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton.
www.secstate.wa.gov   (155 words)

  
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For State Representative and State Senate (General Assembly), you must use the district name, such as Washington 3-2 or Caledonia Senate District.
You can add the towns in the district if you choose (in multiple-town districts), but if you do not also include the district name, your petition will not be accepted.
NOTE: Major party candidates for Justice of the Peace are nominated by town caucus no later than the first Tuesday of September.
vermont-elections.org /soshome.htm   (738 words)

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