We have a long history of serving the public. Beginning in April 1869 with the appointment of the first Secretary of the Territory of Wyoming, Edward M. Lee, by United States President Ulysses S. Grant, this office has always served the public from the State Capitol Building. However, during the Capitol Renovation Project, the Office will be temporarily relocated to 2020 Carey Avenue, Suites 600 and 700.
The Wyoming Secretary of State is a Wyoming constitutional elected official holding office for a term of four years as per Article 4, Section 11 of the Wyoming Constitution.
The Secretary of State serves on the State Board of Land Commissioners, the State Building Commission, the State Loan and Investment Board, and also serves as the chair of the State Canvassing Board.
The Secretary of State is the custodian of the "Great Seal of the State of Wyoming."
The Wyoming Secretary of State is elected to a four-year term and oversees the administration of numerous matters including the following: the registration of business entities; statewide elections; lobbyist registrations and filings; ethics filings; campaign finance; securities; notaries public; registered agents; trade names; trademarks; document authentication; and agricultural liens, among others.
For a more comprehensive list of the constitutional and statutory duties and responsibilities of the Office of Secretary of State, please see Duties of the Office.