Entity: Georgia

Open Records Request to the Georgia Secretary of State for Communications Regarding Vote by Mail Considerations Due to COVID-19

April 23, 2020
Open records requests to state election officials in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin seeking communications regarding vote by mail considerations related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Open Records Request to Albany-Dougherty County, Georgia, for Records Related to Election Staff Reduction

April 23, 2020
Open records request to Albany-Dougherty 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.

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

April 23, 2020
Open records request to Cobb 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.

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

April 23, 2020
Open records request to Chatham 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.

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

April 23, 2020
Open records request to Fulton 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.

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.

Tybee Island, Georgia, Emails with Governor’s Office Regarding Covid-19 Beach Closure

April 22, 2020
City of Tybee Island, Ga., records of city officials' communications with the office of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. The records include emails from the mayor formally requesting that the state allow the city to keep beaches closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 as well as replies from Kemp's office denying the request. Obtained via a public records request by American Oversight.

PRR to the Georgia Attorney General for Communications with the Republican Attorneys General Association or the Rule of Law Defense Fund

April 21, 2020
Public records request to the Georgia Attorney General seeking communications between select senior officials and any representative of the Republican Attorneys General Association or the Rule of Law Defense Fund.

News Roundup: Who Stands to Gain?

April 17, 2020
As the administration’s tragically mismanaged response to the coronavirus continues to lurch onward, the answers to that question are more important than ever.
New York City during coronavirus lockdown

No Records Response from the Georgia Secretary of State Regarding the Requirement for Voters to Pay for Postage on Absentee Ballots

April 17, 2020
The Georgia Secretary of State stated that it had no records of directives, guidance documents, or similar related to the requirement for Georgia voters to pay for postage on their absentee ballots.