Entity: Florida Department of State

Records Request to Fla. Secretary of State Seeking Emails Regarding Mike Bloomberg’s Donation to Florida Fines and Fees Fund

October 9, 2020
Public records request to the Florida Secretary of State seeking email communications regarding Mike Bloomberg’s $16 million donation to assist people with felony convictions with paying court-ordered fines and fees, a pre-condition to having their voting rights restored under Florida law S.B. 7066.

News Roundup: The Real Dangers

October 8, 2020
Trump’s three-day stay at the hospital and the outbreak at the White House have done little to moderate his antagonistic politics or even make him take the pandemic seriously.

New Documents Highlight 2018 Tech Woes in Florida’s Online Voter Registration System

October 2, 2020
When the state is “unable to process your request” for democratic participation...

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.

Florida Department of State Records Related to Online Voter Registration System

July 24, 2020
Records released in response to American Oversight's request for communications and records related to the operational status of the Florida Online Voter Registration System.

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.