Government Website icon

The .gov means it's official.
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Padlock icon

The site is secure.
The https:// or lock icon ensures you're safely connected to the website and any information you provide is encrypted.

Media iconPress Release


Wednesday, January 2, 2019

TOPEKA – A statement from Secretary Scott Schwab on taking the oath of office to become Kansas Secretary of State:

“Taking the Oath of Office to serve as Kansas Secretary of State is among the most memorable and humbling experiences of my life,” said Schwab. “I was grateful to share the moment with my family and the residents of Kansas.

Scott Schwab grew up in Great Bend and graduated from Fort Hays State University. In November 2018, Schwab was elected to serve as Kansas Secretary of State. Schwab previously served in the Kansas House of Representatives as Chairman of the House Elections Committee, Chairman of the House Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee and as House Speaker Pro Tempore. He resides in Olathe with his wife, Michele, and their children.