The secretary of state monitors an array of services and regulations from elections, to public records, and educational programs.
Election regulation is the most important role of the secretary of state. The office monitors voter registration, campaign finance disclosure, certifies the qualifications of candidates, and certifies the election results.
The office of secretary of state makes available maps, surveys, grants, laws, photos, and much more related to the history of Georgia from 1732 the present. The Georgia Capital Museum serves its educational purpose by hosting events throughout the year to educate the public about the legislative process.
Professionals and business acquire licenses and registration from the secretary of state. Both foreign and domestic corporations must register with the office to conduct business in the state of Georgia. The office also registers trademarks within the state.