Secretaries of State: Progress and Policymaking in Electronic Government

The Internet age is transforming the office of secretary of state. States are expanding the content of their Web sites by adding public disclosure records and new transactions. At the same time, the availability of personal information on government sites and a lack of confidence in electronic voting machines are ongoing concerns.

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About the Author
Kay Stimson, an independent communications consultant, is currently representing the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) as director of communications and special projects. She was the organization's media spokesperson from 2000 through 2004, and  previously spent several years as a television journalist.