|Submitted||Dec. 6, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law (Code Chapter 22), 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.
This Office does not have any policies or procedures described in your request that are different than the guidance provided on these matters to county auditors by the Iowa Secretary State. That guidance is accessible on the Secretary of State’s website.
Chief Deputy Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
1305 E. Walnut St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Main: (515) 281-5164 | Direct: (515) 281-5191
Email: Eric.Tabor@iowa.gov<mailto:Eric.Tabor@iowa.gov> | www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov<http://www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov/>
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