Addressing The Honorable — Elected and Appointed Officials
When addressing a letter to the secretary of state of your home state, do you address them as the Honorable ….?
–HB, Torrington, WY
When addressing a letter, message, or thank-you note to an elected or appointed official: You would address the secretary of state of your home state as The Honorable. Whenever you use the honorific The Honorable always make the T in The Honorable upper case.
Addressing the envelope
For official business:
The Honorable Ed Murray Secretary of the State of Wyoming
Cheyenne, Wyoming (the capital of your state)
Socially, a personal thank-you note:
The Honorable The Secretary of State of Wyoming