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2016 NASS Member Election Results

November 8, 2016 Election Results
Last updated: 12/19/16

On November 8, 2016, Secretary of State elections were held in 8 states. In Maine and New Hampshire, the legislature will elect a Secretary of State in December 2016.  Below are the results for each state, as available via unofficial results posted to state election office websites. Unless noted otherwise, these members will serve a four-year term beginning in January 2017.

State/Territory Secretary of State-Elect Party Affiliation
American Samoa Lemanu Peleti Mauga (Incumbent)** Democrat
Maine Matt Dunlap (Incumbent) Democrat
Missouri Jay Ashcroft Republican
Montana Corey Stapleton Republican
New Hampshire Bill Gardner (Incumbent) Democrat
New Mexico Maggie Toulouse Oliver Democrat
North Carolina Elaine Marshall (Incumbent) Democrat
Oregon Dennis Richardson Republican
Utah Spencer Cox (Incumbent)** Republican
Vermont Jim Condos (Incumbent) Democrat
Washington Kim Wyman (Incumbent) Republican
West Virginia Mac Warner Republican
**NOTE: Lemanu Mauga and Spencer Cox are Lieutenant Governors. American Samoa and Utah do not have a Secretary of State position.

Secretary of State Appointment Results

Two states where the Secretary of State is selected by gubernatorial appointment were also affected by the voting on November 8. Results are as follows:

State/Territory Secretary of State-Appointee Party Affiliation
Delaware Jeffrey Bullock Democrat
Puerto Rico Luis Rivera Marín Republican


About NASS

Founded in 1904, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) is the nation's oldest, nonpartisan professional organization for public officials.  Members include the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and American Samoa.

NASS serves as a medium for the exchange of information between states and fosters cooperation in the development of public policy.  The association has key initiatives in the areas of elections and voting and state business services, as well as several well-established awards programs.

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