Secretary of State Kemp Congratulates Wes Tailor on Appointment as Fulton County State Court Judge
Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp today issued the following statement following Governor Sonny Perdue’s swearing-in of Wes Tailor as Judge of the Fulton County State Court.
“Today, all employees of the Secretary of State’s office congratulate Elections Division Director Wes Tailor on his appointment as Fulton County State Court Judge.
“Wes has admirably served the Secretary of State’s office as General Counsel and Elections Division Director for nearly four years. During his tenure, the Elections Division implemented numerous needed reforms to the State’s election code and State Election Board rules, training programs and protocols for the State’s elections supervisors, e-government solutions in partnership with other state agencies, and increased election security and ballot access measures for all Georgians.
“Wes’s contributions will have a lasting positive impact on the conduct of Georgia elections and I am confident that he will find similar success on the bench as a Fulton County State Court Judge.”
Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January, 2010. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives and the Capitol Museum.