Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Esperanaza “Hope” Andrade sworn in as Texas Secretary of State

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Introduced by Dr. Francisco Cigarroa (President, UTHSC), Gov. Rick Perry swears in Esperanaza "Hope" Andrade as the 107th Texas Secretary of State.

"Madame Secretary, it is an honor to have you on our team and a privilege to take part in today’s ceremony. I wish you all the best and pledge my support as you work to continue our state’s strong run of economic development and electoral fairness."

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