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News Roundup: The Lasting Damage of Partisan Election Reviews

November 19, 2021
A new poll finds that the bogus Arizona “audit” reinforced doubts about the 2020 election. And the partisan investigation in Wisconsin has escalated into calls for a Republican takeover of elections in the state.

Texas Attorney General’s Records Related to the Election Integrity Division

November 16, 2021
Response from the Texas Attorney General’s office to American Oversight’s request for records related to the staffing, budget, and caseload of the Election Integrity Division from November 2020 to November 2021.

Texas Attorney General Records Related to the Election Integrity Division

November 16, 2021
Response from the Texas Attorney General’s office to American Oversight’s request for records related to the staffing, budget, and caseload of the Election Integrity Unit, which was launched in October 2021.

News Roundup: January 6, Wisconsin’s Partisan Election Review, and Transparency in Georgia

November 11, 2021
The investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection — and, more specifically, into what Trump was doing when the mob overran the U.S. Capitol — accelerated this week, with new public documents, new subpoenas, and a new court ruling.

American Oversight Obtains Top Justice Dept. Officials’ Call Logs from Jan. 6

November 10, 2021
The call logs were released to American Oversight in response to litigation for records about the government’s response to the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
(Jeffrey Rosen, Richard Donoghue)

American Oversight Reaches Landmark Open Records Settlement with Georgia Secretary of State

November 8, 2021
In a memo to interested parties, American Oversight outlines how the court settlement improves open records access for future requesters.

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.

Documents Obtained by American Oversight Cited in Washington Post’s Detailed Investigation of Jan. 6 Attack

November 2, 2021
The Post’s in-depth, three-part look at the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is a highly detailed, minute-by-minute account of what was neither “a spontaneous act nor an isolated event.”

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.”