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Maryland Secretary of State Email
Office of The Secretary of State
State House
Annapolis, MD 21401

410-974-5521 - voice
410-974-5190 - fax

Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 - 12:00 - 12:30 - 4:00
Contact 1Mr. John C. Wobensmith
Secretary of State
410-974-5521 - voice
410-974-5527- fax
Contact 2Luis E. Borunda
Deputy Secretary of State
410-974-5534 - voice
PurposeAppointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, the Secretary of State attests to the Governor's signature on public papers and documents (Const., Art. II, secs. 22-23). The office is the repository for all executive orders and proclamations and is responsible for their distribution (Code State Government Article, secs. 3-404, 3-405). The Secretary of State also maintains records of all commissions issued and appointments made by the Governor (Code State Government Article, secs. 7-101 through 7-222).
ServiceThe Office of the Secretary of State monitors and enforces the standards of law in a variety of areas, including charitable solicitations, notaries, condominiums, certifications and publication of State regulations. The office vigorously promotes Maryland’s active role in international relations.
SubjectsAcupuncture/Acupressure, Charities - Consumer Protection, Speakers' Bureau
Last Updated30 January 2020