Entity: Texas Senate

Records Request to Texas Senate Seeking Contracts and Directives Associated with 2021 Redistricting

April 22, 2021
Public records request to the Texas Senate seeking records of contracts relevant to the 2021 redistricting process, including for map drawing software, consultants, or legal counsel, as well as for any directives regarding 2021 redistricting.

Records Request to Texas Sen. Buckingham for Impact Assessments and Sent Communications Concerning S.B. 1340

April 13, 2021
Public records request to West Virginia Sen. Rollan Roberts seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning S.B. 565, a voting-restriction bill.

Records Request to Texas Senate for Impact Assessments and Sent Communications Concerning Bill Prohibiting Use of Unstaffed Drop Boxes to Collect Mail Ballots

April 13, 2021
Records request to several Texas state senators seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning S.B. 7, which seeks to prohibit the use of unstaffed drop boxes to collect mail ballots, among other things.

Records Request to Texas Sen. Bettencourt for Records Concerning Bill Expanding Poll Watcher Privileges

April 13, 2021
Records request to Texas Sen. Paul Bettencourt seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning S.B. 1591, which seeks to expand the privileges of poll watchers, among other things.

Records Request to Texas Sen. Hall for Records Concerning Various Voter-Restriction Bills

April 13, 2021
Records request to Texas Sen. Bob Hall seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning S.B. 1613, S.B. 1607, S.B. 1611, S.B. 1609, and S.B. 1608, all bills that effectively restrict voter access.

Records Request to Texas Senate for Records Concerning State Constitutional Amendment to Restrict Absentee Voting Qualifications

April 13, 2021
Records request to several Texas state senators seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning SJR 61, which seeks to prevent the amendment or suspension of absentee voting qualifications and procedures except by specific law.

Records Request to Texas Senators Seeking Assessments and Communications About S.B. 1236

March 31, 2021
Records request to Texas Sens. Angela Paxton, Robert Hall, and Charles Schwertner seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning S.B. 1236, which seeks to prohibit any government agency or official from waiving or suspending any section of the election code.

Records Request to Texas Sena. Creighton and Bettencourt for Assessments and Communications About SJR 51

March 31, 2021
Records request to Texas Sens. Brandon Creighton and Paul Bettencourt seeking impact assessments and sent communications concerning SJR 51, a proposed constitutional amendment prohibiting the unsolicited distribution of an absentee ballot application form.

Records Request to Texas Senate for Sen. Angela Paxton’s Communications Concerning ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

March 18, 2021
Open Records Request to Texas Senate for communications and expenditures by Sen. Angela Paxton around her participation in the rally preceding the invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

No Records Response from Texas Senate Regarding Communications with Voting-Restrictions Groups

July 15, 2020
The Office of the Texas Secretary of the Senate stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications with voting-restrictions groups.