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The State Capitol in Salem houses the central offices of the Secretary of State. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Capitol in Salem houses the central offices of the Secretary of State. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Office of the Secretary of State is one of three constitutional offices established at statehood. The secretary of state is the auditor of public accounts, chief elections officer, chief records officer and custodian of the Seal of the State of Oregon.

 

Agency Subdivisions

Information about this agency's divisions, offices, programs, etc.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 136 State Capitol, Salem 97310-0722
Phone: 503-986-1523
Fax: 503-986-1616
General Email: oregon.sos@state.or.us
Contact: Dennis Richardson, Secretary of State; Leslie Cummings, Deputy Secretary of State
Records Officer Email: Jeffry Morgan
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: Oregon Constitution Article VI section 2; ORS Chapters 177, 240
Budget Analysis (PDF) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Biography - a brief sketch about the secretary of state's background and role

Agency History (PDF) - a detailed history of the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog