Entity: U.S. Election Assistance Commission

American Oversight Sues Election Assistance Commission for Communications with Election Deniers, Voting-Restriction Advocates

August 2, 2022
American Oversight sued the Election Assistance Commission for the release of communications between select commissioners and known election conspiracy theorists and voting-restriction advocates, including EAC advisory board member Cleta Mitchell. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. EAC — Officials’ Communications and Calendars

August 2, 2022
Lawsuit filed against the U.S. Election Assistance Commission seeking the release of records requested by American Oversight reflecting board members’ communications with the Heritage Foundation and ‘Big Lie’ advocates. This lawsuit also seeks records related to board member Cleta Mitchel’s possible conflicts of interest.

FOIA to EAC for Commissioners Palmer’s and McCormick’s Communications with Prominent Advocates of the Big Lie

March 23, 2022
FOIA to the Election Assistance Commission seeking Commissioners Don Palmer and Christy McCormick's communications with prominent Big Lie advocates.

FOIA to EAC for Communications Concerning Advisory Board Member Cleta Mitchell

December 17, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission seeking agency communications with and about board member Cleta Mitchell, including records related to Mitchell's possible conflicts of interest.

FOIA to EAC Seeking the Calendars and Communications of Commissioners and Staff

October 15, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission seeking the calendars of Commissioner Christy McCormick and Commissioner Donald Palmer as well as McCormick's, Palmer's, and Special Counsel Tyler Herrmann's communications with a number of voting-restriction advocates.

News Roundup: Sham Audit, Sham Findings

July 22, 2021
Officials involved in the Arizona Senate's partisan election "audit" have said they still need more information before they can complete it. They also introduced new baseless allegations.

New Emails Show Election Assistance Commission Officials in Communication with Anti-Voting Rights Groups

July 19, 2021
The emails contain an exchange between EAC officials and representatives from groups that have pushed for anti-voting legislation across the country since the November 2020 election.

FOIA to EAC Seeking Select Officials’ Emails with Heritage Foundation and Its Election Law Working Group

June 4, 2021
FOIA request to the Election Assistance Commission seeking email communications between select officials - including Commissioner Don Palmer, Commissioner Christy McCormick, and Special Counsel Tyler Hermann - and the Heritage Foundation and members of its Election Law Working Group.

FOIA to EAC Seeking Email Communications with or Regarding Hans von Spakovsky

January 13, 2021
FOIA records request to the Election Assistance Commission seeking email communications between select officials and American attorney Hans von Spakovsky. This request also seeks email communications sent by the officials concerning von Spakovsky.

FOIA to EAC for Commissioners’ Communications Regarding Upcoming Elections

August 19, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) for communications of EAC commissioners regarding plans for upcoming elections.