American Oversight Releases Report on Anti-ERIC Push and Its Threat to 2024 Election

The report provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the election denial movement led several states to abandon the bipartisan Electronic Registration Information Center — and what it means for voting rights and U.S. democracy.
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Stefanie Lambert’s Arrest Brings Renewed Attention to Her Election Denial Activities in Michigan

March 22, 2024
This week, attorney Stefanie Lambert was arrested for failing to appear for a court hearing in the voting-machine breach case against her.

In the Documents: Allegations of Interference by Election Denial Group During 2022 Michigan Recounts

October 4, 2023
An email obtained by American Oversight provides more details about complaints that some right-wing ballot challengers had disrupted recount processes in December 2022.

Text Messages Reveal Discussion of Alleged Michigan Voting Machine Breach

August 8, 2023
The messages are another piece of evidence of how many of the same activists worked together across state lines to undermine trust in 2020 election results.

American Oversight Settles Barry County Lawsuit After Obtaining Records from Sheriff Dar Leaf

August 3, 2023
American Oversight reached an agreement with the Barry County sheriff’s office in Michigan in an open records case seeking communications with election deniers.

News Roundup: Michigan Fake Electors Face Criminal Charges

July 21, 2023
On Tuesday, Michigan’s attorney general brought felony charges against 16 fake electors who signed forged certificates in a scheme to overturn the 2020 election.
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Fake Electors’ Continued Involvement in Anti-Democratic and Election Denial Efforts

December 21, 2022
Several of the individuals who signed their names to “alternate” electoral slates have been active in efforts to cast doubt on election integrity, including sham election reviews that have been investigated by American Oversight.

American Oversight Sues Sheriff Dar Leaf of Barry County, Mich., for Communications with Election Conspiracy Group

November 4, 2022
Leaf’s office has said that releasing records of communications with True the Vote, a group that propagates misinformation and lies about voter fraud, would interfere with law enforcement proceedings.

News Roundup: The Evolution of the Big Lie

September 16, 2021
This week saw two major victories for transparency in Arizona and Pennsylvania — and new developments in the partisan election investigation in Wisconsin.

News Roundup: A Web of (Big) Lies

September 10, 2021
As lawmakers in various states move forward with their own sham election investigations, a web of familiar voter-fraud conspiracists have been linking up to promote the Big Lie.