Nov 06, 2018
Jan 01, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018
The Secretary of State for Kansas is one of four statewide constitutional offices in Kansas. The secretary of state is publicly elected every four years. The office is responsible for overseeing the administration of all state and federal elections in the state. The secretary of state is the chief elections officer of the state, administering elections and voter registration throughout the state. The office also files campaign finance reports and registers lobbyists. The duty of regulating lobbying and campaign finance is shared with the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission. The secretary operates the business filing center, which registers business entities, trademarks, trade names, and liens made pursuant to the uniform commercial code. The secretary regulates a wide variety of businesses, including sports agents, trade unions, cemeteries, and funeral homes. The salary for this position is $86,003/year.