Recount policies/procedures/costs (Office of the Attorney General)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General of Arkansas.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), Ark. Code Ann. § § 25-19-101 to 25-19-109, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all policies and procedures regarding the recount of federal, state, or local ballot initiatives, including all materials regarding the following specific points:

• All policies and procedures regarding the initiation of a request to recount votes regarding a particular candidate position or ballot initiative
• All policies and procedures regarding the technical, practical measures for execution of a recount
• All policies, procedures, and considerations regarding the cost and budget of an execution of a recount
• All policies and procedures regarding the tallying and reporting of a vote recount

Please provide relevant procedures for jurisdictions under this agency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Office of the Attorney General

Dear Ms. Lipton:

Attached is the response from the Arkansas Attorney General's Office for your request of information.


Leonna Bias
Executive Assistant
Office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
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