Investigations Into Voting Rights

Voting rights are under attack across the country. Unfounded claims of voter fraud, purges of voter rolls, closing of polling places, and more have made it harder for Americans to exercise their right to vote. American Oversight is investigating threats to voting rights in multiple states.

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…

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Attacks on Absentee Voting During the 2020 Campaign

Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Voting Rights

Conservative Attorneys General Group’s Involvement in the Jan. 6 March to the Capitol

Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

Trump’s Pressure on Georgia Officials to Overturn 2020 Election Results

Government Transparency, Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

The Failed Texas Lawsuit Challenging 2020 Election Results

Campaigns, Government Transparency, Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

State and Local Officials’ Involvement in Jan. 6 Trump Rally and Capitol Attack

Domestic Terrorism, Government Transparency, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

Voting-Restriction Group’s Attempt to Purge Hundreds of Thousands from Georgia Voter Rolls

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Efforts to Undermine the 2020 Election Results

Campaigns, Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Voting Rights

Preserving Voting Rights in Kentucky

Campaigns, Civil Rights, Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Pushing For Transparency in Georgia Election Administration

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Election Fraud Task Forces and the Threat of Voter Intimidation

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Outside Interference in New Hampshire Redistricting Reform

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Wisconsin’s Voter-Roll Purge

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Georgia’s Voting Machines and Election Security

Trade & Industry, Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Restoration of Voting Rights in Florida

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

State Government Contacts with Voting-Restriction Activists

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Threats to Democracy in the States

Civil Rights, Voting Rights, Voting Rights