Jack Sawyer is officially running for secretary of state.
He has served as the Alamance County chairman for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Cobey in 2004. That same year he was an alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention in New York City. He also has worked for several candidates as a volunteer, fundraiser and campaign treasurer.
He's been rumored to be running since early December.
Democratic incumbent Elaine Marshall, who has been in office since 1996, is running for re-election.