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

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Pennsylvania Department of State of Pennsylvania.
Tracking # 2016-607
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, 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

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To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, 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: Fuhrman, Rebecca

Good Afternoon,

Please see the Department's response to your Right-to-Know request.

Thank you.

Rebecca Fuhrman | Agency Open Records Officer
Department of State | Office of Chief Counsel
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
306 North Office Building | 401 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717.783.3585 | Fax: 717.214.9899
www.dos.state.pa.us<http://www.dos.state.pa.us/>

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From: Fuhrman, Rebecca

Good Afternoon,

Please see the Department's response to your Right-to-Know request.

Thank you.

Rebecca Fuhrman | Agency Open Records Officer
Department of State | Office of Chief Counsel
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
306 North Office Building | 401 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717.783.3585 | Fax: 717.214.9899
www.dos.state.pa.us<http://www.dos.state.pa.us/>

PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATION
The information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to whom it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any use of this information other than by the intended recipient is prohibited. If you receive this message in error, please send a reply e-mail to the sender and delete the material from any and all computers. Unintended transmissions shall not constitute waiver of the attorney-client or any other privilege.

From: Beryl Lipton

Ms. Fuhrman,

Thanks so much for this! I'll let you know if I have any other questions.

Best wishes,
Beryl

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