DES MOINES, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate honored the Iowa County Information Technology organization (ICIT) with a prestigious award for its assistance with improving election cybersecurity across the state. Sec Pate presented a National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Award to the group during their annual conference on Thursday in West Des Moines.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 10, 2019) - Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces Iowans set a record for most new business-filings in a single month, for the second month in a row. During May 2019, Pate’s Business Services Division processed 2,512 new business ventures. The previous high, set in April, was 2,326.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (May 13, 2019) — The Putnam is continuing its rooftop concert tradition with "A Tribute to Motown" on Saturday, May 18, at noon. The concert is free to the public, and visitors are encouraged to bring chairs to enjoy the open-air concert in the Putnam parking lot.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 9, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces Iowans set a record for most new business-filings in a single month during April 2019. Sec Pate’s Business Services Division processed 2,326 filings for new businesses in April. The previous one-month record was 2,204, set in March of 2018.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 22, 2019) — Get to know some of the most-dedicated local dog-loving vendors and organizations at the Putnam Museum and Science Center’s free Barking Bazaar on Saturday, April 27, 11AM-3PM. Visitors can shop for their four-legged best friends and explore a variety of treats, services, and more.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 17, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate honored three state-agencies Wednesday for their assistance with improving Iowa’s election cybersecurity and voter-registration process. Sec Pate gave National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Awards to the leaders of the Iowa National Guard, the Iowa Department of Transportation, and the Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 16, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will present National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Awards on Wednesday to the directors of the Iowa Department of Transportation, the Office of the Chief Information Officer, and the Iowa National Guard for their assistance with Iowa’s voter-registration and election-cybersecurity efforts.

Sec Pate will also provide an update on the status of Iowa’s election cybersecurity.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 12, 2019) – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will speak at the kickoff of the 91st Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Ames on Monday, April 15, at 4PM. The Conference will be held at The Hilton Coliseum, 1705 Center Drive, Ames, Iowa. There, all eligible attendees will be asked to register to vote. Voter-registration forms will be distributed by each school’s FFA advisor.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 10, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate asks Iowans who receive a “No Activity in 4 Years” mailing from his office to respond quickly. This will avoid having their voter-registration status changed to inactive.

The “No Activity” notices are being sent to voters who have not voted in any election and have not updated their voter-registration information in the past four years. The purpose of the mailing is to ensure Iowa’s voter rolls are up-to-date.

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