Topic: Government Spending

News Roundup: The Coordinated Effort to Contest the Next Election

June 3, 2022
It’s not just faith in the last election that is being undermined.

News Roundup: The Cost of Undermining Elections

May 13, 2022
There is a high price for all the election investigations and “audits” — from undermining democracy and suppressing the vote to the actual financial costs.

Records Reveal High Cost of Security Contractors for Arizona Election ‘Audit’

May 12, 2022
American Oversight has obtained additional records from the Arizona Senate’s election “audit” that provide more details about the high cost of the security contractors hired to guard the operation.

Records from Wisconsin Assembly Speaker’s Office Reveal Early Spring Negotiations over Gableman’s Pay and Second Contract Extension

April 29, 2022
The documents include language from a draft motion that would have extended Gableman’s partisan election investigation through the end of August instead of April. This week, the inquiry was extended yet again.

DOI Records of Expenses from Trips to Swing States

March 15, 2022
Records from the U.S. Department of the Interior in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.

Wisconsin State Assembly Records of Office of Special Counsel Expenses

March 4, 2022
Records from the Clerk of the Wisconsin Assembly including expenses of the Assembly's Office of Special Counsel. Produced in response to American Oversight’s request for contractual and policy documents regarding entities charged with investigating the November 2020 election.

Texas AG Records Reflecting Office Renovations

February 26, 2022
Records released in response to American Oversight's request to the Texas Office of the Attorney General seeking records reflecting actual or projected costs for any office renovations by Attorney General Ken Paxton.

News Roundup: There’s a Memo for That

February 4, 2022
In recent weeks, we’ve seen even more clearly how much the focus of the election-overturning efforts was on the Jan. 6 Electoral College certification. Recently unearthed memos support that conclusion.

Records Highlight Gap Between USPS’s Truck Contract Award and Its Environmental Evaluation Criteria

February 3, 2022
Records obtained by American Oversight include the USPS’s criteria for evaluating manufacturer proposals as well as the initial contract awarded to Oshkosh Defense.

DHS Records of Travel Expenses to Swing States

January 28, 2022
Records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.