Entity: Georgia - DeKalb County

Open Records Request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for Records Related to Election Staff Reduction

April 23, 2020
Open records request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for records sufficient to identify the total number of election staff and poll workers available to facilitate upcoming elections. This request also asks for communications sent or received by county officials concerning staffing decisions, such as reassignments, precinct closures, or schedule delays.

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.

Open Records Request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for Records Concerning Public Voting Demonstrations

March 24, 2020
Open records request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for records concerning specific public voting demonstrations.

Open Records Request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for Records Regarding Rejected Voter Registration Applications

February 24, 2020
Open Records Request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for records regarding processing of pending or rejected voter registration applications, including communications, instructions, directives or advisories.

News Roundup: Trump Has Learned His ‘Lesson’

February 14, 2020
Trump's sights appear to be trained on making the Justice Department his personal political arm for helping allies and punishing perceived enemies.

Open Records Request to Fulton County, Georgia, Secretary of State Regarding Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming Voters

February 11, 2020
Open records request to Fulton, Georgia, for communications sent by Fulton County officials regarding voter identification for transgender or gender non-conforming voters, or provisional ballots for transgender, or gender non-conforming voters.

News Roundup: Acquittal Isn’t the End

February 7, 2020
More questions remain. More answers are coming.

Open Records Request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for Directives Regarding Challenged Ballots

February 7, 2020
Open Records Request to DeKalb County, Georgia, for directives, guidance, or instructions regarding counting and assessing the eligibility of voters who voted by provisional or challenged ballots. American Oversight also seeks records reflecting the number of provisional and challenged ballots cast, withheld, rejected, or approved in the county.

ORR to DeKalb County, Georgia, for Election Officials’ Emails Regarding Voter Language Assistance

January 31, 2020
Open record request to DeKalb County, Georgia, seeking all email communications of specific DeKalb County elections officials regarding language assistance for limited-English proficiency voters.

An Update on Our Investigation into Georgia’s Election System and Voter-Roll Purges

December 23, 2019
We launched our State Accountability Project in March with the goal of shedding light on voter suppression and election issues. Here's a look at what we've discovered so far in Georgia.