Case Number: 21-8265

Opinion: American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Denial of Senate’s Motions to Dismiss Lawsuit and to Consolidate

July 15, 2021
Ruling from the Arizona Superior Court denying the Arizona Senate’s motion to dismiss American Oversight’s lawsuit for records related the Senate’s partisan “audit” of the 2020 election. Judge Michael Kemp also rejected the Senate’s motion to consolidate American Oversight’s lawsuit with a public records lawsuit brought by the Arizona Republic.

Arizona Senate Records Regarding Election ‘Audit’

June 8, 2021
Records released in response to American Oversight's requests for records related to the partisan election "audit" of Maricopa County votes.

Arizona Senate Records of ‘Audit’ Spokesman Ken Bennett’s Files

June 4, 2021
Records produced by the Arizona State Senate in response to public records litigation brought by American Oversight. The Senate indicated to American Oversight that these records, which were posted in the online reading room, are the files of "audit" spokesman Ken Bennett.

Judge Sets Hearing Date in American Oversight’s Audit Litigation

May 24, 2021
An initial hearing is scheduled for this Thursday, May 27, in American Oversight’s public records suit against the Arizona Senate.

American Oversight Sues Arizona Senate to Release Audit Records to the Public

May 19, 2021
The state Senate claims it doesn’t have “possession, custody or control” of key records of its own audit of Maricopa County ballots.

Records Request to Arizona Senate Seeking Records Regarding the Maricopa County Audit

May 10, 2021
Public records request to the Arizona Senate seeking records regarding the audit of the November 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County, Arizona.