Topic: Voting Rights

American Oversight Releases Report on Anti-ERIC Push and Its Threat to 2024 Election

December 13, 2023
The report provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the election denial movement led several states to abandon the bipartisan Electronic Registration Information Center — and what it means for voting rights and U.S. democracy.

News Roundup: Real Consequences for Fake Electors

December 8, 2023
Four years ago next week, Trump supporters posing as electors in seven swing states signed and submitted false certificates claiming that the former president had actually won their state.

News Roundup: Cochise County Charges

December 1, 2023
This week, two officials from Cochise County, Ariz., were indicted by a state grand jury after having refused to meet the legal deadline for certifying the state’s 2022 midterm election results.

News Roundup: Reinventing the Wheel — But Making It Worse

October 20, 2023
This week: Problematic replacements for a key voter-roll maintenance tool, efforts to hide redistricting-related plans from the public, and an update from our Wisconsin litigation.

In the Documents: Election Denial in Shasta County, Calif.

October 6, 2023
Records obtained by American Oversight and reported on by the Redding Record Searchlight shed light on Shasta County officials’ connections to prominent election deniers — and raise questions about investigations undertaken by the sheriff’s office.

In the Documents: Allegations of Interference by Election Denial Group During 2022 Michigan Recounts

October 4, 2023
An email obtained by American Oversight provides more details about complaints that some right-wing ballot challengers had disrupted recount processes in December 2022.

American Oversight Files Complaint Against Wisconsin Speaker Vos’ Secret Impeachment Panel for Violations of Open Meetings Law

September 20, 2023
American Oversight asks Dane County District Attorney to void any actions already taken in secret and to prevent further meetings of the panel created by Vos to advise on the potential impeachment of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Protasiewicz.

News Roundup: The Latest in Wisconsin

September 15, 2023
Yet another alarming indication of the influence election denialists wield over conservative lawmakers took place this week in Wisconsin.

American Oversight Seeks Records Related to Potential Impeachment of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice

September 14, 2023
American Oversight filed a public records request for Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ communications related to threats to remove state Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz, including his reported consultation with former justices.

Records from Wisconsin Election Inquiry Released to Public After Extensive Litigation and Delay

September 12, 2023
In response to American Oversight’s successful litigation, the Wisconsin Assembly published records from the Office of Special Counsel’s partisan review of the 2020 election.