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Terri Lynn Land

Former Secretary of State, State of Michigan

Terri Lynn Land served two terms as Michigan’s 41st Secretary of State, holding office from 2003 to 2010. She successfully expanded online service options, revolutionized branch offices to create shorter lines for customers, and implemented more reliable election equipment.

Land previously worked as county clerk and register of deeds for Kent County from 1993 to 2000. In that role, she concentrated on making county government more user-friendly to the public and made sure that election information and vital records were accessible and accurate.

Land has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Hope College.