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Fake Electors’ Continued Involvement in Anti-Democratic and Election Denial Efforts

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.
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In the Documents: Emails Show Nationwide Network of Election Deniers Pushing for Election Audits

November 4, 2022
In the two years since the 2020 election, Trump-allied conspiracy theorists and voter-fraud alarmists across the country have led efforts to sow distrust in U.S. elections, pushing government officials to embrace false claims of widespread fraud, coordinating with other election deniers, and encouraging a parade of sham election audits and partisan investigations.

In the Documents: Patrick Byrne’s Continued Involvement in Election-Denying Efforts

July 15, 2022
American Oversight has obtained documents from several states showing the former Overstock.com CEO's efforts to undermine the 2020 election.

News Roundup: Sowing Confusion and Discord

September 3, 2020
The Trump administration is digging into its usual playbook of unsubstantiated claims and harmful messages.

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

American Oversight Expands State Voting Rights Investigations to Wisconsin, New Hampshire

March 25, 2020
We're expanding our state-level investigation of threats to democracy to include actions in Wisconsin and New Hampshire.