Kurt S. Browning is a previous Secretary of State of Florida, who has been re-appointed to that position by the new Governor, Rick Scott . Browning, a Republican, was first appointed in December by then-Governor-elect Charlie Crist. Browning announced his resignation as Secretary of State on January 11, 2012, effective February 17, Weeks later he announced that he would run for superintendent of schools in Pasco County. On November 06, Browning was elected superintendent of schools in Pasco County. He currently serves in that position.