State Secretary

The responsibilities of the Secretary of the Commonwealth include the administration of elections, maintenance of public records, filing and distribution of regulations and public documents, corporate registration, recordings of appointments and commissions, the storage of historical data, the preservation of historic sites, the administration and enforcement of the Massachusetts Uniform Securities Act, custody of the state seal, and information and referral on all aspects of state government, as well as State House tours, and the Registry of Deeds offices that have been placed under the Secretary's supervision.