Entity: Travis County - Texas

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Public Information Request to Travis County, Texas, for Information Regarding Voting Machine Allocation

May 19, 2020
Public information request to Travis county in Texas seeking information regarding voting machine allocation by polling place.

Texas Officials’ Communications with ‘Voter Fraud’ Activists

December 23, 2019
We launched our State Accountability Project in March with the goal of shedding light on voter suppression and election issues. Here's a look at what we've discovered so far.

News Roundup: Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

November 15, 2019
The latest on the impeachment inquiry, plus more on our investigations into Pompeo's political ambitions and threats to voting rights at the state level.

Request to Travis County in Texas Seeking Communications Regarding Polling Place Closures

November 12, 2019
Public information request to Travis County in Texas seeking communications regarding polling place closures.

Travis County in Texas Guidance Records Received from the Texas Secretary of State’s Office Regarding Voter Roll Maintenance

July 18, 2019
Travis County in Texas advisories, directives, and guidance documents received from the Texas Secretary of State’s Office regarding voter roll maintenance with a focus on Advisory 2019-02, which began Texas’ now-terminated attempt to purge non-U.S. Citizens from the voter rolls. These records span from January 2017 to May 2019.

PIR Travis County, Texas, Seeking Voter Roll Maintenance Directives

June 7, 2019
Public information request to Travis County, Texas, seeking communications regarding voter roll maintenance.

Public Information Request to Travis County Seeking Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 23, 2019
Public Information Request to Travis County Elections Division 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.