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SCHWAB ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JOHNSON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONER

Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab today announced the appointment of Connie Schmidt as Johnson County Election Commissioner to oversee the 2020 elections. Fred Sherman has been appointed Deputy Election Security Commissioner for 2020 and will assume the position of Johnson County Election Commissioner by January 4, 2021.

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STATE RULES AND REGULATIONS BOARD TO MEET

The Kansas State Board of Rules and Regulations will meet immediately following the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and Regulations meeting on Friday, January 10, 2020 in room 582-N, Kansas Statehouse.

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STATE BOARD OF CANVASSERS TO MEET

The Kansas State Board of Canvassers will meet on Monday, November 25, 2019, to certify the 2019 General Election results. Pursuant to K.S.A. 25-3206, the Board will certify the constitutional amendment that appeared on the ballot, not municipal election results.

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STATE LAUNCHES NEW BUSINESS ONE STOP

The State of Kansas today announced the launch of the Kansas Business One Stop – ksbiz.kansas.gov. The new site is a joint effort by the Secretary of State’s office and several state agencies to simplify the process of starting, operating and growing a business in Kansas. Participating agencies include the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Kansas Department of Commerce, Kansas Department of Labor and Kansas Department of Revenue.

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SCHWAB ANNOUNCES VOTE CENTER WORKING GROUP

Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab announced the formation of a working group to draft rules and regulations for vote center provisions contained in Substitute for SB130. The working group will be chaired by Secretary Schwab and consist of Kansas election officers, county clerks, election experts and security specialists.

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SCHWAB TAKES OATH OF OFFICE

Taking the Oath of Office to serve as Kansas Secretary of State is among the most memorable and humbling experiences of my life. I was grateful to share the moment with my family and the residents of Kansas.

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