Three Democratic senators including Michael Bennet of Colorado had asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate the commission.
The idea is to find strong statistical evidence that the election outcome was the correct one.
Sagauche County had an unusual problem with its election on Tuesday.
About 1.18 million Coloradans cast ballots in 2017. Less than 1 percent of them did that the old school way, marking ballots at polling place.
Some 25,000 Coloradans have registered or re-registered to vote since June.
The original request had been on hold pending a court case. The U.S. District Court in D.C. has denied the motion made by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
“My job is to follow the law,” Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams tells Colorado Matters.
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said he planned to supply publicly-available data to the panel, which says it wants to investigate ballot fraud.
Voters' names and addresses will be given to the White House commission. Dates of birth and social security numbers won't be.
The lawsuit was filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court by the Coalition for Good Governance and voters who are members of the group.