State Accountability Project

Government corruption at the state level has flourished — and has often gone unchecked thanks to single-party control of state governments, the decline in local journalism, and the urgency of addressing federal misconduct. Working with on-the-ground organizations, American Oversight is using its open-records expertise to expose state-level threats to democracy and voting rights.

Election Fraud Task Forces and the Threat of Voter Intimidation

State “voter fraud” task forces have cropped up across the country. Behind language about ensuring fair elections, the groups use the specter of widespread voter fraud to undermine confidence in…

Pushing For Transparency in Georgia Election Administration

Despite a strong open records law, Georgia’s secretary of state tried to stonewall our requests for records related to voting rights and election administration. We’re still investigating the state’s administration…

Preserving Voting Rights in Kentucky

The promotion of the myth of widespread ballot fraud has given voter-suppression efforts greater traction in multiple states, including Kentucky. We’re investigating the state’s election administration amid the coronavirus pandemic…