Topic: Voting Rights

FOIA to GA SOS Seeking Communications with Election Officials and Any Elections Systems and Software Contractors

September 24, 2019
FOIA to Georgia's Office of the Secretary of State seeking any communications between Director of the Center for Elections Systems Michael Barnes, and any Elections Systems & Software contractors or subcontractors working on Georgia's elections system in 2018 and 2019.

FOIA to GA SOS Seeking Records Identifying Election Systems & Software Contractors from 2018 and 2019

September 24, 2019
FOIA to Georgia's Office of the Secretary of State seeking records sufficient to identify all the names of Election Systems & Software contractors and subcontractors who worked on Georgia's elections systems between 2018 and 2019.

FOIA to GA SOS Seeking Records Reflecting Contracts and Payments to Election Systems & Software from 2015 Through 2019

September 24, 2019
FOIA to Georgia's Office of the Secretary of State seeking records reflecting any payments or contracts for work related to the Georgia's election system, including contracts with contractors or subcontractors from 2015, and any payments made by the Office of the Secretary of State to after January 1, 2019.

Texas Office of the Lieutenant Governor Invitation From Election Integrity Activist Group

September 18, 2019
Invitation sent to the Texas Office of the Lieutenant Governor inviting Lieutenant Governor Patrick and his wife to an election integrity-focused group’s awards dinner.

Texas Office of the Governor Communications With Election Integrity Activists

September 18, 2019
Texas Office of the Governor communications with election integrity-focused individuals and groups. These groups have broadly claimed that voter fraud is widespread and have advocated for voting restrictions. The records span from 2015 through mid-2019.

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.