Recount policies/procedures/costs (Michigan Department of Attorney General)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Michigan Department of Attorney General of Michigan.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: AG-FOIA

Dear Mr. Lipton,

Please see the attached notice of extension issued by the Department regarding your FOIA request and a copy of your original request.

Sincerely,
Laura Strand, Paralegal
Assistant FOIA Coordinator
MI Dept. of Attorney General
State Operations Division
(517) 335-4814

From: Michigan Department of Attorney General

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: AG-FOIA

Dear Mr. Lipton:

Please see the attached notice issued by the Department in response to your FOIA request and a copy of your original request.

Sincerely,

Laura Strand, Paralegal
Assistant FOIA Coordinator
MI Dept. of Attorney General
State Operations Division
(517) 335-4814

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Strand,

Thanks so much for letting me know. I look forward to receiving the materials.

I hope you're having a lovely holiday season.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: AG-FOIA

The cover letter and disk were mailed on December 28, 2016 to the following address:

Beryl Lipton
DEPT MR 19286
P.O. Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

Laura Strand
Paralegal
MI Dept. of Attorney General
State Operations Division
(517) 335-8926
StrandL1@michigan.gov<mailto:StrandL1@michigan.gov>

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Strand,

We received the materials. Thanks so much!

Best wishes,
Beryl

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