Entity: Texas Secretary of State

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 Information Request to Texas Secretary of State for Communications with Voting-Restriction Groups

July 6, 2020
Public information request to the Texas Secretary 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 Information Request to Texas Secretary of State Seeking Communications with National Republican Groups

June 12, 2020
Public information request to the Texas Secretary of State seeking email communications with national Republican groups and the Trump campaign.

Records Request to Texas Department of State Regarding Election Officials’ Calendars

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

No Records Response from Texas Secretary of State Regarding Communications with FEC Nominee Trey Trainor

May 8, 2020
The Texas Secretary of State stated that id had no additional records of communications between select officials and Federal Elections Commission nominee Trey Trainor. The Secretary of State previously produced 15 pages of responsive records.

News Roundup: Protecting the Right to Vote During a Pandemic

May 1, 2020
Like many things in today’s politics, mail-in voting has become a political flashpoint as the November election gets closer.

Texas Secretary of State Email Communication Regarding Trey Trainor and Clients

April 30, 2020
Records from the Texas Secretary of State's Office in response to American Oversight's request for communications between officials and nominated FEC Commissioner Trey Trainor, as well as communications with Empower Texans.

No Records Response from the Texas Secretary of State Regarding Communications Concerning iVotronic Voting Machine Performance

April 28, 2020
The Texas Secretary of State's Office stated it had no records in response to our request for communications sent or received by select officials concerning iVotronic voting machine performance.

Open Records Requests to the Texas 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.