General Government
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Ed Buchanan

Secretary of State

Agency Overview
The Office has a biennial budget of approximately $9.5 million with 31 authorized employees. 


Agency Background and Structure
The Office is created through the Wyoming Constitution, the direction and duties of the office are defined by state law. The Secretary of State has responsibilities over the following areas: elections, business registrations, state rules, investor enforcement and education. The Secretary of State is the keeper of the Great Seal of the State of Wyoming and Wyoming's Bucking Horse and Rider. By law, the Secretary of State serves on a number of state boards. The office is divided into five divisions; Executive Office, Administration, Business, Compliance and Election.