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The Office of the Secretary of State of Vermont is located at 128 State Street.

The Secretary of State of Vermont is one of five cabinet-level constitutional officers in the "U.S. state of "Vermont which are elected every two years. The Office of the Secretary of State is located at 128 State St. in "Montpelier. The current Secretary of State is "James C. Condos, a Democrat.

The agency, headed by the Vermont Secretary of State, manages several divisions and departments including:

The Secretary of State's Office is also responsible for the filing and publication of administrative rules by all state agencies.

The office of Secretary of State pre-dates Vermont statehood in 1791. Prior to 1884 the Secretary of State was chosen in a vote of the "Vermont General Assembly. The first Secretary of State chosen by the voters of the state was Charles W. Porter.

List of Vermont Secretaries of State[edit]

# Secretary of State Picture Term Party
1 "Thomas Chandler, Jr. 1778 No party affiliation
2 "Joseph Fay 1778–1781 No party affiliation
3 "Micah Townshend 1781–1788 No party affiliation
4 "Roswell Hopkins 1788–1802 "Federalist Party
5 "David Wing Jr. 1802–1806 "Federalist Party
6 "Thomas Leverett 1806–1813 "Democratic-Republican Party
7 "Josiah Dunham 1813–1815 "Federalist Party
8 "William Slade, Jr. ""William Slade.jpg 1815–1823 "Democratic-Republican Party
9 "Norman Williams ""Norman Williams.jpg 1823–1831 "National Republican
10 "Timothy Merrill 1831–1836 "Anti-Masonic
11 "Chauncey L. Knapp ""Chauncey L. Knapp.jpg 1836–1841 "Anti-Masonic
12 "Alvah Sabin ""Alvah Sabin.jpg 1841–1842 "Whig
13 "James McMillan Shafter 1842–1849 "Whig
14 "Farrand F. Merrill 1849–1853 "Whig
15 "Daniel Pierce Thompson ""Daniel Pierce Thompson.jpg 1853–1855 "Liberty (Whig affiliated)
16 "Charles W. Willard ""CharlesWWillard.jpg 1855–1857 "Republican
17 "Benjamin W. Dean 1857–1861 "Republican
18 "George W. Bailey Jr. 1861–1865 "Republican
19 "George Nichols ""George Nichols (Vermont Secretary of State).jpg 1865–1884 "Republican
20 "Charles W. Porter 1884–1890 "Republican
21 "Chauncey W. Brownell ""Chauncey Wells Brownell (Vermont Secretary of State).jpg 1890–1898 "Republican
22 "Fred A. Howland ""Fred A. Howland (Vermont Secretary of State).jpg 1898–1902 "Republican
23 "Frederick G. Fleetwood ""Frederick G. Fleetwood.jpg 1902–1908 "Republican
24 "Guy W. Bailey ""Guy W. Bailey (Vermont Secretary of State).jpg 1908–1917 "Republican
25 "Frederick G. Fleetwood ""Frederick G. Fleetwood.jpg 1917–1919 "Republican
26 "Harry A. Black ""Harry A. Black (Vermont Secretary of State).jpg 1919–1923 "Republican
27 "Aaron H. Grout ""Aaron H. Grout.jpg 1923–1927 "Republican
28 "Rawson C. Myrick 1927–1947 "Republican
29 "Helen E. Burbank 1947–1949 "Republican
30 "Howard E. Armstrong 1949–1965 "Republican
31 "Harry H. Cooley 1965–1969 "Democratic
32 "Richard C. Thomas 1969–1977 "Republican
33 "James A. Guest ""Consumer Reports - Jim Guest.tif 1977–1981 "Democratic
34 "James H. Douglas ""Jim Douglas-2009.jpg 1981–1993 "Republican
35 "Donald M. Hooper 1993–1995 "Democratic
36 "James F. Milne 1995–1999 "Republican
37 "Deborah Markowitz 1999–2011 "Democratic
38 "James C. Condos ""James C. Condos.jpg 2011–present "Democratic

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Individuals who have served as "Auditor of Accounts in the "U.S. state of "Vermont:

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