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Karl Allred, Wyoming Secretary of State

Karl T. Allred was appointed Wyoming's 23rd Secretary of State by Governor Gordan on Oct 3, 2022. Secretary Allred serves as the State's Chief Elections Officer, Securities Commissioner, Corporations Administrator, and Notaries Public Commissioner. Additionally, he chairs the State Canvassing Board and serves with Wyoming's other statewide elected officials on the State Loan and Investment Board, the Board of Land Commissioners and the State Building Commission.

Secretary Allred grew up in Phoenix, Arizona where, at a young age, he first became active in politics. In 1981, his family moved to Utah and after graduating high school, he joined the army and began his service to his country and his state. He continued this commitment of service with the National Guard, first serving in the military police and then becoming the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical warfare non-commissioned officer for Troop Command at the Utah state headquarters. While in Utah, he worked in various industries including construction, managing stations for a division of Amoco, serving as a deputy constable and with a sheriff's office.

In 1995, Secretary Allred moved to Wyoming and began working in the gaming industry. During this time, he was Director of Product Development and Operations for Bettina Corp., with operations in all but four states and internationally. He continued in that role until 2007 and in 2008 he began working for a national gas plant in southwest Wyoming.

Karl has been active in politics his entire life serving as County Chairman, State Committeeman as well as on numerous committees. Karl enjoys time traveling the state meeting with elected officials, testifying in committee meetings, and meeting with party members.

Karl has been married to his wife Victoria for 30 years. They have three children and eight grandchildren, all of whom live in Uinta County. His greatest joys are the "do not miss" Sunday family dinners, cheering on his children and grandchildren at all of their sporting events and sharing his passion for politics with them as they are often times his travel buddies to various political events.