Since becoming Colorado’s secretary of state, Wayne Williams has celebrated his birthday with some of his favorite people: county clerks and their staffs.
Williams’ birthday falls at the same time as the Colorado County Clerks Association’s winter conference. Association president Pam Bacon, the Logan County clerk, today presented Williams a cupcake with frosting in Colorado flag colors.
Members sang “Happy Birthday” to Williams, but not in a throaty, husky manner made famous during the serenade of another elected official.
Williams’ birthday is Friday, but the clerks wanted to celebrate it today before the secretary’s presentation. The conference, which is being held in Colorado Springs, begins today and ends Friday.
Williams served as El Paso County’s clerk and recorder before being elected secretary of state in 2014.