Entity: Georgia

News Roundup: “Remain in Mexico,” New Lawsuits, and Trump’s Friend Tom Barrack

August 2, 2019
Documents we uncovered show that a question asking asylum-seekers whether they had fear of being returned to Mexico was scrapped before the new Remain in Mexico policy was finalized.

No Records Response from Hancock County Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

July 26, 2019
The Hancock County Board of Elections in Georgia claimed it had no records responsive to our request for communications with groups like the Heritage Foundation and Public Interest Legal Foundation.

No Records Response from Dougherty County Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

June 25, 2019
The Dougherty County Board of Commissioners in Georgia stated that it had no records regarding communications with voter fraud activists.

News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

Open Records Request to Dougherty County Seeking Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

May 9, 2019
Open Records Request to Hancock County Elections Supervisor seeking communications with public figures and activists, such as former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who have prominently claimed that voter fraud is widespread and advocated for restrictions on voting.

No Records Response from Jefferson County, Georgia Regarding Communications With Voting Restriction Advocates

May 1, 2019
No records response from the Jefferson County, Georgia, Board of Elections regarding communications with a list of groups advocating for tighter voting restrictions.

Public Records Request to Georgia Secretary of State Seeking Communications with Tarrant County

May 1, 2019
Open Records Request to Georgia Secretary of State seeking communications regarding counties' efforts to consolidate or close precincts.

Cobb County Records Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 24, 2019
Cobb County Supervisor of Elections' emails with Judicial Watch and the Public Interest Legal Foundation regarding their records requests with the office.

No Records Response from Gwinnett County Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 24, 2019
Gwinnett County, Georgia claimed it had no records responsive to our request for communications with groups like the Heritage Foundation and Public Interest Legal Foundation.

No Records Response from Rockdale County Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 23, 2019
The Rockdale County Board of Elections in Georgia claimed it had no records responsive to our request for communications with groups like the Heritage Foundation and Public Interest Legal Foundation.