The Secretary of State’s responsibilities include:
• Serving as the state’s Chief Elections Officer
• Implementing electronic filing and Internet disclosure of campaign and lobbyist financial information
• Maintaining business filings
• Commissioning notaries public
• Operating the Safe at Home confidential address program
• Maintaining the Domestic Partners and Advance Health Care Directive Registries
• Safeguarding the State Archives
• Serving as a trustee of the California Museum