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

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

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Wisconsin's Open Records 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Office of the Attorney General

Dear Beryl Lipton, DOJ received a request from Muckrock on 3/5/2018 but the request was originally dated 12/6/2016. I want to make sure you still are interested in receiving these records before we start processing this request.
Please let me know. Thank you

Pam Majewski
Legal Associate
Office of Open Government
Wisconsin Department of Justice