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Fake Electoral Certificates Obtained by American Oversight Draw Renewed Scrutiny

The phony documents were submitted to Congress by Republicans in several states who sought to overturn Biden’s 2020 election victory by casting the state’s electoral votes for Trump instead.
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Emails from Spring 2021 Show County Officials’ Opposition to Local Election Board Restructuring in Georgia

December 1, 2021
American Oversight has obtained records showing backlash among county election officials against efforts to give partisan actors control over election administration.
A red hand putting a ballot in a box and a blue hand putting a ballot in a box. The map of Georgia on top of them.

American Oversight Reaches Landmark Open Records Settlement with Georgia Secretary of State

November 8, 2021
In a memo to interested parties, American Oversight outlines how the court settlement improves open records access for future requesters.
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How State Voting Restrictions Perpetuate Voter-Fraud Lies and Continue Efforts to Undermine the 2020 Election

June 4, 2021
Top officials — including Georgia’s Gabriel Sterling — who stood firm against former President Trump’s stolen-election lies have nonetheless avoided criticizing, or have even voiced support for, anti-democratic voting restrictions.

News Roundup: Voting Rights and Trump Accountability

May 7, 2021
In addition to focusing on threats to voting rights and democracy, American Oversight has also been working to hold Trump officials accountable for their actions.

News Roundup: From Georgia to Arizona

April 8, 2021
Like Georgia's new voting restrictions, a partisan election audit in Arizona is predicated on the lie about widespread voter fraud.

News Roundup: Spotlight on the States

March 18, 2021
It’s Sunshine Week, and we’re continuing to shine a light on the actions of state governments across the country to narrow access to our democracy or to use public office to serve the few.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 in Immigration Detention, MPD’s Kettling of Protesters, and Covid-19 Liability Shields

March 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the spread of Covid-19 in immigration detention centers, D.C. police response to last summer’s racial justice protests, and state and local officials’ involvement in the “Stop the Steal” rally.

News Roundup: The Battles for the Last Election and the Next One

March 12, 2021
The attempts to overturn the election and keep Trump in power failed, but the forces behind them are still active and have shifted their focus to imposing new voting restrictions.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Outbreaks in Meatpacking Facilities, New Arizona Voting-Restriction Bills

March 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into worker safety and health in meatpacking facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, voting restrictions in the states, and Stephen Miller’s influence over immigration policy.