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Secretary of State Charlie Summers Announces "Conversations With The Communities”
December 29, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Expansion of Rapid Renewal Service to the Town of Hancock
December 8 , 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. through the Maine State Archives Presents Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally Book Signing by Maine Author Elizabeth D. Leonard
November 30, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Expansion of Rapid Renewal Service in the town of Freyburg
November 30, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Maine Council of Churches for 100 Years of Incorporation
November 16, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at the Maine Notary Education Day
November 14, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Expansion of Rapid Renewal Service in the Town of Washington
November 14, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Thanks Maine Businesses that Now Accept Driver’s Licenses/IDs with Military Service Designation as Proof  of Status for Military/Veteran Discounts
November 10, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony in Caribou
November 10, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Bailey Island Library for 100 Years of Incorporation
November 3, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Issues Reminder to Voters About New Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
October 31, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Reminds Drivers to Beware of Trick-or-Treaters & Celebrate Responsibly This Halloween
October 28, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Warns Consumers About Online Driver’s License Scams
October 24, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak at Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce Our Maine Focus Breakfast
October 20, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Reminds Voters of Upcoming Referendum Election
October 20, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at Junior ROTC Award Ceremony
October 19, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak at Caribou Rotary Club Meeting
October 18, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak at Business Identity Theft Forum
October 14, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Appoints Maine’s First Small Business Advocate
October 11, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Reminds Voters of New Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
October 7, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers' Statement Regarding Misleading Sun Journal Article
October 5, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at Hometown Heroes Salute Hosted by the South Portland Air National Guard Station
September 30, 2011

Department of the Secretary of State Presents Lorraine M. Fleury Award During Annual Elections Conference
September 30, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland for 100 Years of Incorporation
September 28, 2011

Secretary of State Charlie Summers' Remarks Concerning Investigation Findings
September 21, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at Witness to History Event Honoring the U.S. Merchant Marine
September 9, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Validates Signatures for People's Veto Effort of PL 2011, Chapter 399
September 8, 2011

Governor Paul LePage & Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Meet with Israeli Consul General Shai Bazak
September 7, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces State of Maine Recognized for Two Award-Winning Online Services
September 6, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces an Update Regarding the August 24th Computer Malware Incident
September 2, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Ballot Order of Citizen Initiative Questions
September 2, 2011

Dover-Foxcroft Mobile Unit Posts Town Location Change
August 29, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Update on Breach of the Central Voter Registration System
August 25, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Releases Final Ballot Questions for the Lewiston Casino and the Biddeford and Washington County Racino Citizen Initiatives
August 25, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Informed of Central Voter Registration System Breach
August 24, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Present Gold Star Family License Plates at Run for the Fallen - Maine
August 19, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Give Opening Remarks at Senior Driver Expo
August 18, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Declares Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig (D) the Winner of House District 121 Special Election
August 17, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Issue Gold Star Family License Plate Numbers Via Lottery
August 16, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the Honorable Dan Gwadosky
August 10, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Throw First Pitch at American Legion Baseball Northeast Regional Tournament
August 5, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Address Seeds of Peace Campers
August 3, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Cliff Island Library Club for 100 Years of Incorporation
August 2, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers. Jr.'s Remarks Concerning Possible Voter and Idendity Fraud
July 28, 2011

Applications for Gold Star Family Registration Plate and Military Service Driver's License Designation Available Now
July 20, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces New Military Service Driver's License Designation Will Be Available on July 18, 2011
July 14, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Releases for Public Comment the Proposed Ballot Questions for the Lewiston Casino and the Biddeford and Washington County Racino Citizen Initiatives
July 14, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Congratulates Condoleezza Rice, the 2011 Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award Recipient
July 13, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Ballot Question for the People’s Veto of LD 1376
July 6, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Tour Grover Gundrilling Facility
July 5, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak at the Turner Vietnam War Memorial Dedication Ceremony
July 1, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Vassalboro Union Camp Meetings Association for 100 Years of Incorporation
July 1, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Participate In Winslow & Augusta Independence Day Parades
July 1, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Congratulates Maine Participants in the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest
June 30, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak At The 67th Annual Maine Automobile Dealers Association Meeting & Convention
June 24, 2011

Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles Bracing For Significant Increase In License Renewals
June 23, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak At The 64th Annual American Legion Dirigo Boys State Program
June 20, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak At The 93rd Annual State Convention Of The American Legion
June 17, 2011

Secretary of State Charles Summers Announces August 16, 2011 Special Election For Maine Representative District 121
June 16, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Participate in Operation Cookie Drop
June 13, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to address the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce
June 13, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Present Flag at Grand Opening of the Maine Military Museum and Learning Center
June 10, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. To Speak At the Vital Maine Communities Conference
June 8, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Signing Ceremony for LD 1529: “An Act Honoring Gold Star Families through Special Registration Plates.”
June 3, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club for 100 Years of Incorporation
June 3, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at the League of Women Voters of Maine Biennial Convention
June 3, 2011

Annual Reports for Business and Nonprofit Entities are Due June 1, 2011
May 27, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at Memorial Day Events in Windham and Bethel
May 26, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Lauds Governor Paul LePage’s Signing of LD 986
May 25, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Women's Educational & Industrial Union of Saco for 100 Years of Incorporation
May 19, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Hails the Transportation Committee’s Unanimous “Ought to Pass” Recommendation for LD 1529
May 12, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Declares Cynthia Dill (D) the Winner of District 7 Special Election
May 12, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Presents Testimony for LD 1376 before the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee
May 11, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Announces Winners of 2011 Maine Constitution Poster and Essay Contest
May 11, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Recognize the Arbutus Grange in Surry for 100 Years of Incorporation
May 9, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Testifies Before State & Local Government Committee
May 5, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to Speak at Maine Driver Education Association Spring Conference
May 5, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. visits Massabesic Middle School
May 4, 2011

Secretary of State Sponsors National Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day
May 3, 2011

Secretary of State’s Office Recognizes the Free Public Library Association of Vassalboro for 100 Years of Incorporation
April 29, 2011

Secretary of State’s Office to Participate in National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
April 27, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. Creates Twitter Account: MaineSecOfState
April 20, 2011

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. to address Bangor Area Breakfast Rotary Club and the Informed Notaries of Maine
April 20, 2011

Upcoming Event Honors Maine's Important Role in American Civil War
March 25, 2011

Secretary of State Charles Summers Announces May 10, 2011 Special Election For Maine Senate District 7
March 24, 2011

Maine’s National History Day Competition Winners Announced
March 24, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Reveals Newly Designed Driver’s License and Identification Cards
March 22, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Announces the Successful Conversion of 2 Million Vehicle Registration Files
March 8, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Swears in New Deputy Secretary for Motor Vehicles
Tom Arnold, former State Trooper, fills post

March 1, 2011

Secretary of State Charles Summers Announces Expansion of Rapid Renewal Service in Bucksport, Orono and Tremont
February 25, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Validates Citizen Initiative to Establish a Racino in Biddeford and a Tribal Racino in Washington County
February 18, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Statement on the Death of W. Davis (Dave) Lackey, Jr.
February 16, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Testifies before Regulatory Reform Committee
February 14, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Validates Citizen Initiative to Establish a Slot Machine Facility in Lewiston
February 4, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Sets Special Election March 1st For Maine House District 11
January 13, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Says Initial Review Identifies Numerous Obsolete or Overly Onerous Rules
January 11, 2011

Secretary of State Summers Implements Rulemaking Moratorium, Will Scrutinize Pending Rules
January 11, 2011

Charles E. Summers, Jr. Takes Oath of Office as Maine's 48th Secretary of State
January 6, 2011


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