FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2021
Contact: Christopher Guerrero, 202-930-3565
DEMOCRATIC ASSOCIATION OF SECRETARIES OF STATE
ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold takes the helm as new Chair of DASS
On Tuesday, February 2, the Democratic Association of Secretaries of State (DASS) elected a new Executive Committee. Elected to the position of Chair, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold. Elected to the position of Vice-Chair, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon. Elected to the position of Treasurer, Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill.
A statement from Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill, outgoing interim-Chair of DASS:
“It has been my pleasure to serve as interim-Chair as DASS following the appointment of now U.S. Senator Alex Padilla. I would like to thank him for his service to this organization and applaud the great strides DASS has taken under his leadership. We all wish him well in the U.S. Senate. I also would like to applaud our new DASS Chair, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold. We look forward to her leadership and to furthering our mission of electing Democratic Secretaries of State.” – Connecticut Secretary of State, Denise Merrill
A statement from Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, newly elected Chair of DASS:
“I would like to thank my colleagues for their confidence and trust in electing me the chair of DASS. Every eligible American deserves to have their voice heard in free, fair, and accessible elections. We must not tolerate political gamesmanship with our elections or attempts to suppress the votes of Americans of color. To that end, I look forward to working to re-elect and increase the numbers of Democratic Secretaries of State in 2022, who will protect our democracy and ensure everyday people have their voices heard.” – Colorado Secretary of State, Jena Griswold
The Democratic Association of Secretaries of State is dedicated to electing and protecting Democratic Secretaries of State.