Entity: Texas Secretary of State

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

Public Records Request to the Secretary of State Seeking Communications with Trey Trainor and Empower Texans

March 23, 2020
Public records request to the Secretary of State seeking communications between officials and nominated FEC Commissioner Trey Trainor, as well as communications with Empower Texans.

News Roundup: Continuing Our Investigation of Coronavirus Response

March 13, 2020
As we all take steps to mitigate the severity of the outbreak, American Oversight is continuing to investigate the Trump administration’s troublingly inadequate response to the crisis.

Public Information Request to Texas Secretary of State for Voter ID Education Campaign Records

March 10, 2020
Public information request to the Texas Secretary of State's office seeking records related to the "Ready. Check. Vote." campaign to educate voters regarding voter identification requirements.

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.

Texas Secretary of State Submitted Voter Registration Public Information Request Forms

January 30, 2020
Records from the Office of the Texas Secretary of State regarding Voter Registration Public Information Request forms submitted to the entity.

News Roundup: Evidence of Obstruction

January 24, 2020
We uncovered emails revealing new details about the Ukraine scandal, and the next day, they were on the Senate floor in the impeachment trial.
Representative Jason Crow holds up a heavily-redacted email from the Office of Management and Budget during the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday

Texas Secretary of State Records of Communications with Key Harris County Officials

January 24, 2020
Records from the Texas Secretary of State in response to American Oversight's request for communications with key officials from Harris County, including communications regarding the HD 148 Special Election.

Public Information Request to Multiple Texas Entities Seeking Records Retention and Email Auto-deletion Policies

January 21, 2020
Public information request to multiple Texas government entities seeking policies, memoranda, and guidance regarding records retention and automatic email deletion.

PIR to the Texas Secretary of State Seeking Voter Registration Public Information Request Forms

January 15, 2020
Public information request to the Office of the Texas Secretary of State seeking all submitted Voter Registration Public Information Request forms.