Nov 06, 2018
Jan 02, 2018 - Aug 08, 2018
The Secretary of the State for Connecticut is designated by the Constitution and General Statutes of Connecticut as the official keeper of a wide array of public records and documents. The office registers and licenses various businesses and commercial lenders, runs the state's elections, officially documents legislation, regulations and other acts of the state government, and responds to more than 600,000 requests for information annually. It also publishes, distributes and sells the State Register and Manual and other publications. The secretary of state is responsible for keeping public records and documents, administers aspects of business law "including the approval of all certificates of incorporation, organization and dissolution, as well as annual and biennial reports. Trademarks are registered here as well." The secretary also acts as the state's commissioner of elections and supervises all of Connecticut's local, state and federal-level election contests. The salary for this position is $110,000/year.