Topic: Voting Rights

Court Orders Release of Wisconsin Election Investigation Records

November 5, 2021
Assembly and Speaker Robin Vos must release within 10 days records created prior to Aug. 27 related to the Assembly’s partisan review of the 2020 election.

News Roundup: The Before, During — and After — of the Jan. 6 Attack

November 4, 2021
The Washington Post’s investigation into the Capitol insurrection, and the latest on partisan election reviews in Arizona, Wisconsin, and elsewhere.

Records Request to Multiple Texas State Agencies Seeking Emails Related to Trip to the U.S.–Mexico Border

November 3, 2021
Records request to multiple Texas agencies seeking email communications and cost records for state officials' trip to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Judge Sets Dec. 2 Hearing on American Oversight’s Motion to Hold Arizona Senate in Contempt

November 2, 2021
Despite the court having ordered the release of documents related to the partisan election “audit,” the Senate continues to withhold records in the possession of lead contractor Cyber Ninjas, claiming they’re “not the Senate’s problem.”

News Roundup: Jan. 6, the Big Lie, and Cyber Ninjas’ Refusal to Comply with Court Order

October 29, 2021
As new details emerge about the planning of the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, proponents of the Big Lie — including lead Arizona “audit’ contractor Cyber Ninjas — are fighting to keep details of their efforts hidden from the public.

Lawyers in Florida Attorney General’s Office Mocked December 2020 Lawsuit Seeking to Overturn Election Results

October 27, 2021
One staff member called Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s lawsuit “bats--t insane” — the day before Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody joined 16 other state attorneys general in supporting it.

Records Request to Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel Seeking Additional Communications Regarding Elections Investigation

October 26, 2021
Public records request to the Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel seeking additional communications regarding the legislature’s investigation of the November 2020 election.

Records Request to Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel Seeking Additional Work Products from Elections Investigation

October 26, 2021
Public records request to the Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel seeking additional records produced during the legislature’s investigation of the November 2020 election.

News Roundup: Jan. 6 Accountability and Election ‘Audit’ Transparency

October 22, 2021
The Jan. 6 attack isn’t the only consequence of the Big Lie that Trump allies are trying to shield from public scrutiny.

American Oversight Files Second Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Assembly Speaker for Election Investigation Records

October 19, 2021
This is the second lawsuit filed by American Oversight for records about the Assembly’s partisan election inquiry.