Entity: Arizona Senate

Judge Upholds Aug. 31 Deadline for Arizona Senate to Produce Election ‘Audit’ Records

August 18, 2021
On Wednesday, an Arizona judge again ordered the state Senate to release by Aug. 31 records in its possession related to its partisan “audit” of Maricopa County’s election results.

Records Request to Arizona Legislature Seeking Communications with Trump Regarding Trip to Phoenix, Ariz.

August 18, 2021
Public records request to the Arizona Legislature seeking communications between select state legislators and former President Donald Trump regarding a rally in Phoenix, Ariz., hosted on or around July 24, 2021.

Arizona Appeals Court Denies Stay of Audit Records Lawsuit, Grants Limited Stay of Document Release Order

August 11, 2021
While the limited stay is another delay in much-needed transparency over the so-called audit, the expedited deadline is an important acknowledgment that the case centers on a matter of enormous public interest.

American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Denial of Motion to Stay

August 6, 2021
Minute entry from the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County denying a motion to stay requested by the Arizona Senate in American Oversight's litigation seeking documents related to the "audit" of 2020 election ballots. The court had previously ordered the Arizona Senate to immediately release records to American Oversight. The Senate sought a stay of that order, and that request was denied.

Court Orders Arizona Senate to Immediately Release ‘Audit’ Records

August 3, 2021
An Arizona judge again rejected the Arizona Senate’s argument that records held by the firm Cyber Ninjas could be shielded from public release.

American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Court Order to Produce Public Records and Related Minute Entry

August 2, 2021
Order from the Arizona Superior Court compelling the Arizona Senate to produce records to American Oversight in litigation concerning the “audit” of the November 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County, Ariz.

Records Request to Arizona Senate Seeking Sen. Ugenti-Rita’s Communications Concerning the Maricopa County Presidential Ballot ‘Audit’

July 28, 2021
Records request to the Arizona Senate seeking Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita's email and text message communications concerning the presidential ballot "audit" in Maricopa County, Ariz.

Records Request to the Arizona Legislature Seeking Communications with External Parties

July 23, 2021
Public records request to the Arizona Legislature seeking the communications of Sens. Wendy Rogers, David Livingston, and Rep. Walter Blackman with specified external parties, including emails with the White House and with communications from email addresses containing handles associated with the Trump Organization.

News Roundup: Sham Audit, Sham Findings

July 22, 2021
Officials involved in the Arizona Senate's partisan election "audit" have said they still need more information before they can complete it. They also introduced new baseless allegations.

New Report: How the Arizona Election ‘Audit’ Has Already Been Compromised

July 22, 2021
Drawing from the hundreds of pages of documents and emails uncovered by American Oversight, as well as public reporting, the report identifies key issues that undermine the credibility of the Arizona Senate’s partisan election review.