Case Number: 17-2361

Motion for Leave to Issue Subpoena: Dunlap v. PACEI

January 31, 2018
Motion filed by Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap in his lawsuit seeking access to the records of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, on which he served as a member. The motion asks the court to allow Dunlap to issue a preservation subpoena to former Commission vice-chair Kris Kobach to require him to preserve any PACEI documents that may be in his possession.

Memorandum in Opposition to Defendants Motion Against Preliminary Injunction

January 18, 2018
Opposition to motion for reconsideration of the December 22, 2017 order for a preliminary injunction in the Dunlap lawsuit.

Reply Brief in Support of Temporary Restraining Order

January 18, 2018
Reply brief in support of a Temporary Restraining Order in Dunlap lawsuit to preserve his access to information and documents related to the now-defunct Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI)

American Oversight Calls on National Archives to Recover Voter Fraud Commission Documents from Kobach, Other Former Commissioners

January 18, 2018
American Oversight today called on the Archivist of the United States to take legal action to prevent the former vice chair of President Trump's voter fraud commission and other former commissioners from concealing or destroying records relating to the work of the now-disbanded presidential panel.

DOJ Response Dunlap v PACEI Opposition to Motion for Preliminary Injunction

January 17, 2018
Motion filed by the Department of Justice in Dunlap v. PACEI, arguing that the government cannot compel former members of the voter fraud commission to turn over any commission documents that they may possess.

Dunlap Files for Temporary Restraining Order to Stop Election Commission From Hiding Records

January 9, 2018
In the wake of a significant legal victory for Secretary Dunlap, on January 3, President Trump abruptly dissolved the PACEI, citing ongoing litigation and resistance from state election officials as reasons for doing so. The White House announced a plan to transfer the commission’s “initial findings” to DHS so the agency can continue the commission’s work.

Dunlap Motion For a Temporary Restraining Order

January 9, 2018
Filing in Dunlap lawsuit for a temporary restraining order (TRO) to preserve his access to information and documents related to the now-defunct Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) and to bar the commission from transferring its findings to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Statement: Trump Dissolves Pence-Kobach Voter Fraud Commission

January 3, 2018
American Oversight has represented Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, a member of the election commission, in an ongoing lawsuit to enforce his rights as a commissioner. On December 22, a federal judge ruled that Dunlap could not be excluded from participating in the commission's work.

Court Rules Dunlap has Right to Participate in Election Commission

December 22, 2017
A federal judge ruled that Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap cannot be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) on which he serves as a member.