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In This Together A Partner Group To TBOR Explains GA Senate Runoff Elections

November 25, 2020

From one of our partner organizations In This Together. UNDERSTANDING THE GEORGIA SENATE RACES Georgia, unlike most states, requires their senators receive a majority of votes rather than a simple plurality. This means that the winner must receive more than half of the votes cast in their election in order to win. If no candidate gets …

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TBOR Coordinators Collaborate to Highlight Big Money in Politics in IBTimes Op-Ed

November 23, 2020

TBOR coordinators Paul Lichstein and Jason Fike collaborated over the weekend on an op-ed for the IBTimes highlighting prop 23 that was on the ballot in California earlier this month and how it’s a prime example of big money affecting politics. You can read their op-ed in its entirety here. KEY POINTS Proposition 23 was asking …

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TBOR ED Discusses Election Fraud and Possible Changes for the Next Election

November 18, 2020

This week TBOR Executive Director John Pudner discussed election fraud and 4 potential reforms for the next election with Jeff Biggs of KTRH in Houston. To listen to John and Jeff’s discussion click below. Election Fraud: Possible Changes For Next Time

Executive Director Outlines 4 Potential Election Reforms

November 17, 2020

TV networks broadcast clashes at voting facilities for the first time in 20 years.  In response, most conservatives would likely rally around Election Day standards for mail-in ballots throughout the country, such as allowing observers from each party to witness the matching of voters’ signatures before a ballot is opened and counted — thus providing the …

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Hannity Says He Wishes TBAF President Election Prediction Wrong

November 13, 2020

Thursday 28 million radio listeners to Sean Hannity’s show tuned in for a show featuring Take Back Action Fund President John Pudner, US Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Eric Eggers of the Government Accountability Institute. Click for the show in its entirety. At the 1:02 mark Hannity introduces Pudner and Eggers, and then starts to …

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Executive Director Starts Day On Fox News Radio Tour

November 6, 2020

Executive Director John Pudner spent the moring on multiple Fox News radio interviews regarding the truth about the vote-counting process and eventual winners. The projection email I sent you Election Day morning (below) and the prediction email from last week proved to be extremely accurate as the count continues to play out. I refuted the media and …

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TBOR Executive Director Crunches Election Day Numbers for the Hill

October 27, 2020

While we do not endorse candidates, TBOR Executive Director John Pudner crunched the election numbers for the Hill today. In 2016, he predicted Trump’s win by picking 48 of 50 states correctly as well as Clinton’s popular vote win within one point. However, this year he believes Trump will fall short but that the Republican …

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Conservatives join New Hampshire rally in support of campaign finance reform

January 28th, 2015 By Elizabeth Lindquist –The Rock River Times CONCORD, New Hampshire _Several prominent conservatives rallied with independents and liberals in Concord, New Hampshire, Jan. 21, to support reforming the way political campaigns are funded. The rally took place Jan. 21, on the final day of the New Hampshire Rebellion march and on the …

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In case you missed It – check out Truman Anderson’s op-ed

Op-ed: A Case for Reform January 21st, 2015 By Truman AndersonTruman Anderson is executive director of the Stuart Family Foundation. Conservatives can take a principled stand against the undue influence of money in elections. In the late 1990s, the Stuart Family Foundation, where I serve as executive director, took such a stand.Continue reading View other …

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Member Spotlight: Tom Freeman

At our core, TBOR believes in expanding citizen participation in the electoral process. Our success depends on citizen activists to get off the sidelines and help us fix a broken system. Each week, we like to recognize the extraordinary efforts of one of our citizen activists and share their story with our supporters in what …

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ROLL CALL: Anti-Disclosure Backlash Carries Risks for GOP

January 27th, 2015 By Eliza Newlin Carney At a private gathering of conservative political donors last year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell applauded the state of American elections today, which he described as more deregulated than at any point in recent memory. Read more here.

Executive Director, John Pudner Talks About #TakeBack on Fox Sports Interview

TBOR Executive Director tells a national sports audience about Take Back Our Republic in the opening of a Fox Sports interview. Listen here.

Yahoo News talking about Take Back Our Republic

January 26th, 2015 Take Back Our Republic Launched to Advocate for Conservative Campaign Finance Reform. Read more here.

TBOR Executive Director John Pudner gives first radio interview

Take Back Our Republic Executive Director, John Pudner, gives his first radio interview to the top news station in NH – the state with the first Presidential Primary. Listen here.

John Pudner gives first radio interview about TBOR in NH

Take Back Our Republic Executive Director, John Pudner, gives his first radio interview to the top news station in NH – the state with the first Presidential Primary. Download the interview here.

Newsmax: Take Back Our Republic – Fighting to Restore Grass Roots to Politics

January 20th, 2015 By: John Gizzi – Newsmax As the 114th Congress opens, both the Obama administration and Democratic members of Congress are poised to craft legislation to restore some of the limits on independent campaign spending allowed by the Supreme Court_s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions. Read more. Other headlines: US News: Republicans for …

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Take Back Our Republic — Fighting to Restore Grass Roots to Politics

“As the 114th Congress opens, both the Obama administration and Democratic members of Congress are poised to craft legislation to restore some of the limits on independent campaign spending allowed by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions.” Read the article

From POLITICO

Conservative Group wants to curb GOP_S Big Donors January 14th, 2015 By TARINI PARTI – POLITICO John Pudner, who helped Dave Brat unseat Eric Cantor last year, will lead the group Take Back Our Republic as it tries to build conservative support to reduce the influence of money in politics.Read more View more headlines

Coast-to-Coast

Since my email last week, I’ve been able to travel coast-to-coast announcing Take Back Our Republic to everyone from likely Presidential candidates (very good responses one-on-one), to groups, to reporters (stories in Washington Post and Daily Caller). The best news is that 237 people in 25 states have agreed to help with the effort in …

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US News: Republicans for the (Regular) People – A new group aims to back campaign finance reform from the right.

January 16th, 2015 By Jean Card – US News Republicans and big money go together like desk jockeys and bad posture. For whatever reason, if no one reminds us to be better, we slump into the most unattractive and degenerative behavior. The next thing you know, it_s time for a presidential election and no one …

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MinnPost: U professor part of conservative effort to reform campaign finance system

January 14th, 2015 By Cyndy Brucato – MinnPost A University of Minnesota law professor and a political consultant who’s worked on five Republican presidential campaigns _ both alumni of the George W. Bush administration _ launched a campaign finance reform group Wednesday tilted toward the conservative point of view. Read the full article View other …

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The Daily Caller: “New Group Pushes Campaign Finance Reform From The Right”

January 14th, 2015 PostedByPeterFricke – The Daily Caller A new interest group officially launched on Wednesday with the goal of building a conservative case for campaign finance reform.The group, called Take Back Our Republic will seek to convince Republicans that reducing the influence wealthy contributors wield in elections can make for good politics, as well …

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Humble Beginnings 1 Year Ago

This was an email I sent January 9th… Funny how history is made in humble settings – one year ago at this moment I was here … Dave Brat was finishing up talking to a few breakfast patrons at Adams Sports Mart. We wanted to make the campaign announcement that he was running against Majority …

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NEWS: New conservative group aims to build GOP support for reducing influence of big donors

January 13th, 2015 By Matea Gold – The Washington Post Conservative political consultant John Pudner said he realized that voter attitudes about political money had curdled into dangerous cynicism after several encounters he had last year. Read the full article here

NEWS: The Stuart Family Foundation Provides First Grant to Take Back Our Republic

January 12th, 2015 TAKE BACK OUR REPUBLIC would like to thank the Stuart Family Foundation for providing the first grant to Take Back Our Republic. The Foundation has carried on the great work of conservative leader Robert D. Stuart Jr. The late Republican National Committeeman beginning with Barry Goldwater’s election and Ronald Reagan’s Ambassador to …

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John Pudner Executive Director

Executive Director Email: johnp@takeback.org Phone: 334-329-7258 John Pudner’s testimony leading to an unheard of unanimous Federal Elections Commission (FEC) decision establishing the right of voters to know who is paying for Facebook political ads resulted from a lifetime of building broad coalitions while adhering to conservative principles. Pudner was the eldest of 9 children growing …

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