FOIA Number: GA-SOS-21-0055

American Oversight Statement on Fulton County Indictment of Former President Trump for Efforts to Overturn Georgia’s 2020 Election Results

August 15, 2023
American Oversight has obtained and published records that shed light on the effort to upend U.S. democracy, including audio recording of a Trump call to a Georgia election investigator.

News Roundup: The Battles for the Last Election and the Next One

March 12, 2021
The attempts to overturn the election and keep Trump in power failed, but the forces behind them are still active and have shifted their focus to imposing new voting restrictions.

Georgia Secretary of State Recording of Trump Phone Call to Election Investigator

March 10, 2021
Audio file released by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office of a December 23, 2020, phone call between then-President Donald Trump and chief investigator Frances Watson. This file was released to American Oversight on March 10, 2021, in response to a public records request. A copy of the recording was separately obtained and reported on by the Wall Street Journal on March 10, 2021.

Investigations Update: West Virginia Lawmaker’s Involvement in Capitol Attack and Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results

January 19, 2021
See the latest in our investigations of the security at the U.S. Capitol, DOJ’s opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and the “burrowing in” of Trump political appointees.

Request to Georgia Secretary of State for Records of Trump Call About Election ‘Fraud’

January 12, 2021
Open records request to the Georgia Secretary of State's office seeking notes or call logs for a call between President Donald Trump and a Georgia election investigator, during which Trump allegedly requested that the investigator find situations of election fraud following the 2020 general election.