Entity: Federal Election Commission

FOIA Request to FEC for Commissioner Sean Cooksey’s Communication with Sen. Hawley, Sen. Cruz, and Others

March 26, 2021
FOIA request to the Federal Election Commission seeking Commissioner Sean Cooksey's communications with former employers Sen. Josh Hawley and Sen. Ted Cruz, as well as with voting-restriction activists.

Investigations Update: Florida Vaccine Distribution, Anti-Protest Measures, and Trump’s Efforts to Overturn Georgia’s Election Results

February 9, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the coronavirus pandemic response and into officials’ attempts to interfere with democracy.

FOIA Request to FEC Seeking Trey Trainor’s Communications with President Trump and Trump Campaign

February 3, 2021
FOIA request to the Federal Elections Commission seeking communications between Commissioner Trey Trainor and the White House, the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign, and entities affiliated with the legal effort to undermine the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Concerning Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 21, 2021
FOIA records request to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from the Office of Personnel Management regarding passing over preference eligibles.

FEC Records Related to Commissioner Trainor’s Communications with Voting-Restriction Activists and Groups

December 16, 2020
Records from the Federal Election Commission in response to American Oversight's request for Commissioner Trey Trainor's communications with voting-restriction activists and groups. These records contain related legal documents.

FOIA to the FEC for Commissioner Trainor’s Communications with Voting-Restriction Activists and Groups

November 2, 2020
FOIA request to the Federal Election Commission for Commissioner Trey Trainor’s communications with voting-restriction activists and groups.

News Roundup: Sowing Confusion and Discord

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

Glomar Response from FEC Regarding Complaints Filed by Trump Campaign or White House

July 15, 2020
The Federal Election Commission provided a “Glomar” response to American Oversight, refusing to confirm or deny the existence of complaints filed by the White House or members of the Trump campaign.

FEC Email Communications Concerning RNC

May 27, 2020
Records from the Federal Election Commission of email communications concerning the Republic National Convention. We sought these records for communications with the Trump Campaign or associated campaign entities.