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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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Executive Director John Pudner Talks Vote by Mail On Breitbart Radio

You can listen to John Pudner’s interview with Breitbart Radio by clicking here or read the story which starts: John Pudner, Executive Director of Take Back Our Republic, told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight that President Donald Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting may unintentionally suppress his own turnout in November by dissuading Republican voters from using absentee ballots. Pudner explained that …

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Why Trump’s crusade against voting by mail could backfire on Republicans and hurt the president’s own voters

Trump’s war on absentee voting is making it harder for Republican officials and Trump’s own campaign to get out the vote John Pudner, a former Republican campaign strategist and executive director of conservative campaign finance policy nonprofit Take Back Our Republic, told Insider he supports vote by mail as long as states can still require a …

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TBOR Executive Director Quoted in The New York Times

TBOR Executive Director John Pudner told the New York Times the mailing of APPLICATIONS for mail-in ballots should be encouraged because the threat of fraud occurs instead with the mailing millions of BALLOTS. Republicans who oppose mailing APPLICATIONS should consider that if 30 percent of the senior vote and 20 percent of the “almost senior” …

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NewsMax Sunday Features TBOR ED on Mail-In Voting

NewsMax’s Sunday edition featured TBOR’s Executive Director alongside some of the top conservative leaders in the country. As a former long-time Republican field operative, John Pudner made the case for temporarily allowing broader mail-in voting, pointing out that coronavirus actually makes it very difficult for those who would commit voter fraud or ballot harvesting that …

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South Florida Coordinator Wayne Rossiter Featured in Florida Politics

The core disease in our system of government is pay to play politics, where big donors get special favors, such as a Fortune 500 corporation stealing millions of dollars from a stimulus package set up to help small business owners across America who had to shut down operations so we can flatten the Coronavirus curve. …

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Calling On YOU! Spotlight: Tim Barkley Florida Panhandle Coordinator

This week as part of the Calling On YOU! campaign we’re highlighting a long time TBOR coordinator that now covers a new state. Tim previously served as our Tuscaloosa Alabama coordinator dating back to 2015 where he covered multiple events in the state with Deputy Director Justin Hill and also had the first speaking engagement …

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Take Back Our Republic Announces Daeha Ko as New York State coordinator

Today, the only national conservative money in politics organization, Take Back Our Republic (TBOR), named Daeha Ko as New York State Coordinator to be one of the leaders of the organization’s statewide efforts.  After working for Northwest Mutual and Apple, Ko turned his focus to web design and research to build on his college degrees …

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TBOR Executive Director Discusses How Coronavirus Indirectly Saved More Lives Than It Claimed in IBTimes

As we consider the impact of Covid-19 on potential voting, Take Back Our Republic Executive Director John Pudner notes official CDC stats show that so far, COVID-19 indirectly SAVED more lives than it cost in at least 29 states. This piece appeared in The International Business Times, rated by Allsides as the 6th most-read business …

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Hearing on Citizens United at 10: The Consequences for Democracy & Potential Responses By Congress

Written Testimony of John PudnerAuburn, AlabamaU.S. House of RepresentativesCommittee on the JudiciarySubcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil LibertiesHearing on Citizens United at 10: The Consequences for Democracy& Potential Responses By CongressFebruary 6, 2020 As former political consultant and longtime conservative Republican, I ran an effort to reach 14million Catholic and socially conservative Christians …

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Executive Director John Pudner featured in The Hill: “Any mail-in voting efforts must be fair to both sides”

“Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to support both greater ballot access and election integrity. Stopping voter fraud and making sure every qualified voter who wants to vote is able to vote is not an either-or proposal.” “The key to sending $1.6 billion to the states to enable them to administer elections should hinge …

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Calling On YOU! Spotlight: Josh Hill Central Alabama Coordinator

In this week’s Calling On YOU! campaign coordinator spotlight we are highlighting a coordinator with family ties to TBOR. Josh Hill is one of two younger brothers and sister to TBOR Deputy Director Justin Hill and recently joined the organization as it’s Central Alabama coordinator. Josh is a Wetumpka, Alabama native and has volunteered on …

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Calling On YOU! Spotlight: Emily Smith Alabama River Region Coordinator

Last week TBOR launched our Calling On YOU! campaign focused on highlighting our many volunteer coordinators in our 47 state chapters across the country. Our first coordinator spotlight was MarQuen Mitchell in Oklahoma, this week we’re highlighting our newest coordinator in TBOR’s home state of Alabama Miss Emily Smith. Emily joined the TBOR coordinator ranks …

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TBOR Board Member Sarah Hunt Featured in Op-Ed on Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic

The right to vote is the bedrock of our democratic society, but without a functioning voting infrastructure, the right to vote is an abstract right with no practical impact. COVID-19 is but the latest in a long line of events, some natural, some manmade, to test our commitment to ensuring a strong voting infrastructure. Some …

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Take Back Our Republic Announces Emily Smith as Alabama River Region coordinator

Today, the only national conservative money in politics organization, Take Back Our Republic (TBOR), named Emily Smith as Alabama State Coordinator to be one of the leaders of the organization’s statewide efforts.  “I am very honored to take the position of one of TBOR’s Alabama State Coordinators. It is truly exciting to be able to …

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New York Volunteer Featured In The Longisland Press

Over the past two weeks, people across the country have been working online and learning to deal with social distancing and living in this COVID-19 pandemic. Still, Congress continues working in such a way that several representatives have been at the capitol and tested positive. In a time of crisis, the highest levels of government …

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Take Back Our Republic Announces Rachel Brownlee as Washington State coordinator

Today, the only national conservative money in politics organization, Take Back Our Republic (TBOR), named Rachel Brownlee as a Washington State Coordinator to be one of the leaders of the organization’s statewide efforts.  “I am a wife, mother, and have worked for 6 years as a registered nurse. I was raised in a very politically …

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Take Back Our Republic Announces MarQuen Mitchell as Oklahoma State coordinator

Today, the only national conservative money in politics organization, Take Back Our Republic (TBOR), named MarQuen Mitchell as an Oklahoma State Coordinator to be one of the leaders of the organization’s statewide efforts.  “It was great to travel throughout Oklahoma while attending school and playing basketball for Eastern Oklahoma State,” said Mitchell, who already called …

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TBOR Executive Director Explains Why Congress Should Vote at Home in the EUReporter

US Representative Massie’s stunt shows why Congress should vote from home New York Rep. Nydia Velázquez’s recent coronavirus diagnosis occurred three days after US Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) amazingly tried to demand that House members travel back to Washington, DC during a national health emergency just to take a recorded vote on the $2 trillion coronavirus …

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Calling On YOU!

While our nation is in the throes of dealing with Covid-19, Take Back Our Republic is continuing the battle for the issues that concern citizens the most. In March of 2020, our dedicated volunteers hit an all-time record, making more than 3,500 calls to citizens all over the country to get their opinion on what …

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Take Back Our Republic Announces Tyler Burns as Alabama Coordinator

Release Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon, 202-503-6141, blair@soundspeedpr.com Today, the only national conservative money in politics organization, Take Back Our Republic, named Tyler Burns as an Alabama State Coordinator to be one of the leaders of the organization’s statewide efforts.  “I’m happy to be on board with Take Back Our Republic. I truly believe that with our …

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How Instant Runoff Can Help In GA Post Covid-19

Josh Jones joined Martha Zoller on her morning radio show last week to discuss how Instant Runoffs could benefit the state of Georgia not only financially but also from a health standpoint post Covid-19 since instant runoffs would only require you to go to the polls once. To listen to the interview click below.

Tri-State Coordinator Pins Second Op-Ed in IBTimes

“I believe the simplest way to blunt the impact of transactional donations is to incentivize ordinary citizens to make small donations that can, in aggregate, compete with the money from transactional donors. New Jersey should offer taxpayers a refundable tax credit of up to $25 per candidate with an aggregate limit of $100 per year …

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TBOR Update on Covid-19

Dear TBOR Supporters: We are open and still working at our objectives, however, the safety and health of our staff and their families are of the utmost importance. We are following all CDC guidelines to make sure we can be helpful with slowing down the progress of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). These are the steps that …

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TBOR Board Member’s Neurosurgeon Sister Creating Surgical Masks from Vacuum Cleaner Bags

Take Back Our Republic’s board member Sarah Hunt talks about the lack of medical supplies to fight Covid-19 and the amazing effort her sister is putting in to overcome these shortages in her latest article in The Federalist. “Last Wednesday night, my younger sister asked me to overnight her three dozen vacuum cleaner bags. A …

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TBOR in The Hill: Coronavirus isn’t the only reason Congress should spend less time in DC

The Founders wanted elected officials to live among the people they represent. In the year 2020, we now have the technology to enable that to happen. Wouldn’t it be nice if lobbyists had to pay for flights and hotels to visit elected officials in their district instead of constituents needing to fly to D.C. to …

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Why Can’t Congress Vote From Home

The rationale for allowing Congress to work remotely at least some of the time makes a lot of sense. Some of the reasons floated to us by supporters on both sides of the aisle: It could make it easier for lawmakers financially not to have to spend so much on a second residence in an …

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Super Tuesday, TBAF 5-0

As election results rolled in from throughout the country, it was truly a SUPER TUESDAY for Take Back Action Fund. Take Back Action Fund finished the night 5-0 in state referenda. The final vote in Alabama justified the almost $100,000 in radio and social media run by Take Back Action Fund to stop the measure.  State …

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TBAF President Talks Alabama’s Amendment One

John Pudner is the President of Take Back Action, a conservative election group. He opposes Amendment One and his group has contributed $100,000 urging voters to vote no on today’s state constitutional amendment. “Kay Ivey is a great Governor, but having won elected school boards across Virginia beginning in the 1990s, I know firsthand that …

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Take Back Action Fund Advisory Board Chairman Interviews Johns Creek City Councilman On Instant Runoffs

Last week Advisory Board Chairman for Take Back Action Fund (TBAF) Martha Zoller interviewed John’s Creek City Councilman Chris Coughlin. Martha and Chris discussed Instant Runoffs in Georgia. You can listen to the interview below. Take Back Action Fund is the sister organization to Take Back Our Republic. Martha Zoller and Chris Coughlin Interview

President Trump to tap ex-TBOR Communications’ Ric Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence (NY Times)

The New York Times reports that the Communications Director who launched Take Back Our Republic and secured stories in the Washington Post, Fox News, Meghan McCain’s radio program, NewsMax and other outlets will be named by President Trump as Acting Head of Intelligence. Richard (Ric) Grenell garnered national attention for the new group Take Back …

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