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Countdown to November 3: Secretary of state races
Chief elections official spot on the ballot in 7 states

By M. Mindy Moretti

The top elections official spot is on the ballot in seven states this November.

Of the seven races — Missouri, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia — three of the seats are open. In Montana, incumbent Secretary of State Corey Stapleton chose not to run again. In Oregon, incumbent Secretary of State Bev Clarno is not running after being appointed to the role. And in Utah, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox is running for governor.

This is just a brief look at all the candidates with links to their campaign websites where available.

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