State Investigations

From attacks on voting rights to the mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic, American Oversight has been investigating misconduct and corruption in state governments since 2019. Click on a state to see our public records requests, any litigation we’ve filed, and records we’ve uncovered. States in which we have multiple, ongoing investigations are highlighted below.

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The Arizona Senate’s Partisan Audit of Maricopa County Election Results

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Florida’s Inequitable Vaccine Rollout

Health Care, Coronavirus Response

Arizona’s Anti-Democracy Legislation

Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Voting Rights

Attacks on Voting Rights in Arizona

Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Voting Rights

Conservative Attorneys General Group’s Involvement in the Jan. 6 March to the Capitol

Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

Trump’s Pressure on Georgia Officials to Overturn 2020 Election Results

Government Transparency, Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

The Failed Texas Lawsuit Challenging 2020 Election Results

Campaigns, Government Transparency, Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

State and Local Officials’ Involvement in Jan. 6 Trump Rally and Capitol Attack

Domestic Terrorism, Government Transparency, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability, Voting Rights

The Pandemic’s Spread in Florida

Health Care, Coronavirus Response

The January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

Domestic Terrorism, Threats to Democracy, Trump Accountability

Voting-Restriction Group’s Attempt to Purge Hundreds of Thousands from Georgia Voter Rolls

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Efforts to Undermine the 2020 Election Results

Campaigns, Voting Rights, Threats to Democracy, Voting Rights

Preserving Voting Rights in Kentucky

Campaigns, Civil Rights, Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Pushing For Transparency in Georgia Election Administration

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Election Fraud Task Forces and the Threat of Voter Intimidation

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Conditions in Migrant Detention Centers

Civil Rights, Immigration, Trump Accountability

Outside Interference in New Hampshire Redistricting Reform

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Wisconsin’s Voter-Roll Purge

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

The Trump Administration’s Response to Coronavirus

Health Care, Coronavirus Response, Trump Accountability

Georgia’s Voting Machines and Election Security

Trade & Industry, Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Restoration of Voting Rights in Florida

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

State Government Contacts with Voting-Restriction Activists

Voting Rights, Voting Rights

Threats to Democracy in the States

Civil Rights, Voting Rights, Voting Rights