|Georgia Secretary of State's
Each year, as the Secretary of State’s Office drafts
and amends its budget, we remain committed to utilizing fiscally
conservative business principles, and we continually seek ways to
streamline our operations. We have accomplished these goals while
maintaining our required workload, and becoming more efficient in every
In particular, our agency utilizes Zero-Based Budgeting when building
and amending our annual spending blueprints. Zero-Based Budgeting
requires our division directors to justify each dollar and project they
request in a bottom-up fashion, and these requests are thoroughly
reviewed before receiving final approval by the Secretary of State.
Zero-Based Budgeting ensures that the agency remains a responsible
steward of Georgians’ tax dollars.