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Welcome to the California Secretary of State’s official webpage. Our office is dedicated to making government transparent and accessible in the areas of elections, business, political campaigning, legislative advocacy, and historical treasures. And as your Secretary of State and Chief Elections Officer I am committed to modernizing the office, increasing voter registration and participation, and strengthening voting rights.Alex Padilla California Secretary of State Learn More About the Agency