The Kentucky Office of the Secretary of State's website recently received international recognition as one of the outstanding government websites in the world from the Web Marketing Association. The competition had a record 2100 entries from 33 countries.
The website received the Standard of Excellence WebAward. Although this is the first formal recognition of the site's redesign, a columnist from BusinessLexington recently recognized the site as the most useful site on the web for Kentucky businesses.
On May 24, 2006, the Secretary of State's Office announced the website had also been recognized by International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (Bronze Award Winner) & Summit International Awards (official honoree).