Topic: Voting Rights

In the Documents: Texas Elections Officials’ Close Ties to ‘Voter Fraud’ Activists

September 18, 2019
New documents offer an inside look at the troublingly close relationships between election officials and voting-restriction advocates in the Lone Star State.

Amicus Brief: Common Cause v. Lewis

September 13, 2019
Amicus curiae brief filed by American Oversight in support of Common Cause in their litigation opposing partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina.

DHS Response to Request for Communications Concerning PACEI

September 12, 2019
Response from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to American Oversight's request for communications with senior officials regarding the dissolution of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI). This response directs to a DHS website to access the records.

FOIA to Florida DOS Seeking Emails to County Supervisors of Elections Regarding Voting Rights Restoration

September 12, 2019
FOIA request to Florida Department of State seeking emails to county supervisors of elections regarding Florida Amendment 4 (the Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative), Senate Bill (SB) 7066, or the restoration of voting rights to individuals with prior felony convictions.

No Records Response from Texas Attorney General Regarding Communications with Election Activists

September 11, 2019
The Office of the Texas Attorney General stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between state officials and election activists and groups, such as Direct Action Texas and Engage Texas.

ORR to GA GOV Seeking Communications with Voting Machine Company Lobbyists

September 10, 2019
Open Records Request to the Georgia office of the Governor seeking Communications between Governor Brian Kemp and Dominion Voting Systems and Garst Thomas Public Affairs employees Jared Thomas and Barry Herron.

ORR to GA SOS Seeking Communications between Former Secretary Kemp and Voting Machine Company Lobbyists

September 10, 2019
Open Records Request to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office seeking Communications between Former Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Dominion Voting Systems and Garst Thomas Public Affairs employees Jared Thomas and Barry Herron.

ORR to GA SOS Seeking Communications between Secretary Raffensperger and Dominion Voting Systems Lobbyists

September 10, 2019
Open Records Request to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office seeking Communications between Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Dominion Voting Systems and Garst Thomas Public Affairs employees Jared Thomas and Barry Herron.

ORR to GA SOS Seeking Communications with Dominion Voting Systems Official

September 10, 2019
Open Records Request to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office seeking Communications between Former Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Dominion Voting Systems official Kay Stimson.

PRR to Texas Secretary of State Seeking Communications with Election Activists

September 4, 2019
Public records request to the office of the Texas Secretary of State seeking communications between state officials and external election activist individuals and groups.