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  Gessler, Scott
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NameScott Gessler
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InfoScott Gessler is Colorado’s 37th Secretary of State. He was elected on November 2, 2010, and sworn into office on January 11, 2011.

A successful small businessman and election law attorney, Mr. Gessler serves as the chief executive of The Department of State. The Secretary of State’s office collects, secures, and makes accessible a wide variety of public records; it ensures the integrity of elections; and it enhances commerce. Previously, Mr. Gessler was a partner at Hackstaff Gessler LLC, where he focused on election law, constitutional law, public policy litigation, campaign finance, and commercial litigation. He has also served at the U.S. Department of Justice as a Trial Attorney, focusing on international criminal law and terrorism. He served as an Army Reservist as well.

Gessler received his undergraduate degree from Yale, law degree from University of Michigan, and MBA from Northwestern University. Prior to his election, Mr. Gessler served on bipartisan election boards and commissions, including the Election Reform Commission that made recommendations to the General Assembly following the 2008 elections. He has taught election law at the University of Colorado law school and has been widely recognized for his work in election law.

Mr. Gessler resides in Denver with his wife Kristi and their daughter Sofia.

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Nov 17, 2011 04:00pm Scandal Judge says Gessler's campaign finance change unconstitutional  Article COSDem 
Oct 03, 2011 09:50am Rule Change County clerk to comply with Colo. Sec. of State order barring soldiers from voting  Article RP 
Jan 24, 2011 07:10pm General New Secretary of State Gessler says he'll moonlight for old law firm   Article COSDem 

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