Topic: Government Transparency

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.

DOJ Records Released in Response to Request for Communications Regarding the Release of Manafort, Cohen and Patten

June 3, 2022
Records released by the Department of Justice in response to American Oversight’s request for records reflecting communications about the release of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen to home confinement, and W. Samuel Patten from the remainder of his probation sentence.

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. NARA — Communications and Documents Related to Mar-a-Lago Records Retrieved in January 2022

May 31, 2022
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the National Archives and Records Administration seeking the release of inventory documents, expenses, and communications related to the White House documents retrieved from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in January 2022.

News Roundup: Tightening the Net around the Fake Electors

May 27, 2022
The federal investigation into the scheme to create fake slates of pro-Trump electors has intensified in recent weeks.

Records Request to Florida Governor’s Office Seeking Records Related to Public Records Request Processing

May 23, 2022
Public records request to Florida Governor's office asking for records related to the processing of American Oversight's public records requests.

News Roundup: Gone Rogue

May 20, 2022
As false claims about election fraud continue to reverberate around the country, a Wisconsin judge raised concerns that the state’s election inquiry is out of control.

The ‘Alternate Electors’ Plot to Overturn the 2020 Election

May 20, 2022
American Oversight’s investigation of efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election resulted in the release of false electoral vote certificates that were submitted by Trump supporters in seven swing states.

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.

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Arizona Senate ‘Audit’ Lawsuit

May 10, 2022
The state Senate has appealed lower court rulings that found it must release more than 1,000 records related to its discredited election “audit.”

News Roundup: The Frightening Road Ahead

May 6, 2022
Americans are reeling from the revelation of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.