Jurisdiction: Texas

Public Information Request to Multiple Texas Entities Seeking Records Retention and Email Auto-deletion Policies

January 21, 2020
Public information request to multiple Texas government entities seeking policies, memoranda, and guidance regarding records retention and automatic email deletion.

Public Information Request to Hays County, Texas, Seeking Records Regarding the Evaluation of Voter Applications

January 15, 2020
Public information request to Hays County, Texas, seeking written policies and email communications regarding rejection of voter applications due to pre-printed material.

PIR to the Texas Secretary of State Seeking Voter Registration Public Information Request Forms

January 15, 2020
Public information request to the Office of the Texas Secretary of State seeking all submitted Voter Registration Public Information Request forms.

Public Information Request to Harris County, Texas, Seeking Record Regarding Nominated Election Judges

January 15, 2020
Public information request to the Harris County, Texas, Elections Department seeking information regarding the nomination, evaluation, and approval of county election judges.

Public Information Request to the Texas Secretary of State Regarding Voters Registering After the Deadline

January 3, 2020
Public information request to the Texas Secretary of State’s office seeking information regarding the number of voters who successfully submitted registrations between the voter registration deadline and elections in 2018.

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.

State Government Contacts with Voting-Restriction Activists

December 17, 2019
When state officials enact strict voter-ID laws or engineer intricately gerrymandered electoral maps or purge thousands of names from voter rolls, they’re not acting alone. Often, outside groups and activists have been working behind the scenes to promote measures designed to suppress the vote. American Oversight is investigating communications that members of the Florida, Georgia and Texas state governments — from elections officials to governors — have had with “voter fraud” activists and legislative lobbying groups that have been active across the country.

News Roundup: Stephen Miller’s Extremist Network

December 13, 2019
Emails obtained by American Oversight provide a glimpse of how a senior adviser at ICE has worked with Miller to promote harsh anti-immigration policies.

Public Information Request to the Texas Attorney General Regarding the Texas Public Policy Foundation

December 12, 2019
Public information request to the office of the Texas Attorney General seeking information about three meetings held with the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Texas Lieutenant Governor Records of Communications with Redistricting Groups

December 9, 2019
Records from the Texas Lieutenant Governor in response to American Oversight's request for communications with individuals and groups with a focus on redistricting efforts.