Entity: Florida Department of State

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

Records Request to Florida Department of State Seeking Sent Emails Concerning Poll Watching

July 27, 2020
Requests to the Florida Department of State seeking sent emails concerning poll-watching activities or poll-watcher recruitment, and communications with proponents of restrictive voting laws.

Request to the Fla. Department of State Seeking Records Regarding CARES Act Funding for Elections

July 22, 2020
Public records request to the Florida Department of State seeking records regarding the distribution of CARES Act funding for election administration. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on how Florida is distributing and utilizing CARES Act funds in preparation for the November 2020 election.

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Mike and Susan Pompeo in January 2019

Public Records Request to the Fla. Department of State Seeking Communications with Anti-Voting Groups

July 2, 2020
Public records request to the Florida Department of State seeking email communications with voting restriction groups.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

Public Records Request to the Fla. Department of State Seeking Communications with National Republican Groups

June 11, 2020
Public records request to the Florida Department of State seeking email communications with national Republican groups and the Trump campaign.

Records Request to Fla. Department of State Regarding Election Officials’ Calendars

June 10, 2020
Records request to the Florida Department of State seeking all calendar entries for senior leadership.

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)

PRR to Florida Department of State Seeking Communications Regarding Safe Election Procedures

May 29, 2020
Public Records Request to the Department of State in Florida, seeking communications regarding safe election procedures.