Gerrymandering

TBAF Bay State Project Develops from Take Back Our Republic Visit

August 23, 2019

When Take Back Our Republic Executive Director John Pudner visited Boston in June the reception of the message that independents, moderates, and conservatives should embrace reform just as strongly as progressive groups was overwhelming. Media coverage was swift from such outlets as the Boston Herald, Commonwealth Magazine and even the conservative radio show The Howie Carr Show. Massachusetts-based American Promise, which will once again feature Take Back Our Republic at their annual meeting in DC, was thrilled to have the […]

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Political-Industrial Complex Attacks TBOR for Fight Against Gerrymandering

June 25, 2019

The shrill reaction of critics in the political-industrial complex to Take Back Our Republic daring to challenge the redistricting process in Massachusetts are included in this piece in the Talking Points Memo. They are eerily similar to the reaction of the political-industrial complex to this National Review article a year before Take Back Our Republic was formed, when they expressed the same contempt for our now Executive Director’s decision to run Dave Brat against the sitting Majority Leader Eric Cantor. […]

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Anti-gerrymandering group targets Massachusetts

June 4, 2019

JOHN PUDNER HAS practically unimpeachable conservative credentials as the political consultant who recruited David Brat to run for Congress in Virginia five years ago, but he says he has left his partisan ambitions behind to work on giving the whole voting public a greater say in the electoral system, and his next target is Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, Take Back Our Republic first wants to register people to vote and hear what they think about gerrymandering, the controversial political maneuver that owes […]

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Michigan Districts Must be Redrawn

May 30, 2019

A whopping 34 districts must be redrawn in Michigan per a three-judge panel that ruled the gerrymandered congressional and state legislative seats were unconstitutional. Now, the legislature has until August 1 to submit new maps – that would need the approval of the Republican-controlled legislature AND the Democrat governor, Gretchen Whitmer. Should an agreement not be reached, the panel will redraw the districts in time for the 2020 election cycle. Michigan Republicans have vowed to appeal the decision. The ruling […]

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Conservative group to push redistricting reform in Massachusetts

May 28, 2019

A national conservative group focused on government reform says it wants to take on gerrymandering in deeply blue Massachusetts. Alabama-based Take Back Our Republic wants to replace the Legislature’s redistricting process with a nonpartisan commission in the Bay State, with the aim of increasing voters’ access to their elected officials, said John Pudner, the group’s executive director. “We’re going to get districts that are much fairer for people,” Pudner said. Take Back Our Republic plans to follow the model that […]

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TBOR’s Pudner Stops in New Hampshire to talk HB504 & HB728

February 7, 2019

Executive Director John Pudner met with New Hampshire supporters on Thursday and ate at a regular stopping place for Presidential candidates, the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester. The diner has been recognized as one of the top 10 diners in the US and is a must stop for anyone seeking the Presidency prior to the first in the nation primary. Next Wednesday New Hampshire legislators will vote on HB 504 which is the FixIT America Amendment, and HB 728 to […]

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TBOR, Reform Among Big Election Night Winners

November 7, 2018

Day After Election Note: In case you didn’t check your 2 a.m. email from us or are not on our list, below is the election night summary of the wins in both of our ballot measures and pictures of the ads that helped deliver the victories. The other final tallies include the Democrats picking up 34 seats, one more than the 33 seats the incumbent President has lost in Midterms on average since 1900, to win control of the House […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Michigan Supreme Court Allows Gerrymandering Vote

August 1, 2018

Many Michiganders who learned about the effort to deny them a vote to end gerrymandering from our widely read op-ed, education paper or first Facebook Post to reach more than 100,000 organically – learned late Tuesday night they will get to vote. The Detroit Free Press, the newspaper with more than twice the circulation of the second and third largest newspapers in Michigan, reported late Tuesday night the Michigan Supreme Court will allow the vote to go forward. Click here for […]

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TBOR Gerrymandering White Paper

July 30, 2018

Gerrymandering Solutions By TBOR Staff AUBURN, AL- There’s a lot to dislike about gerrymandering. It’s unfair. It protects those in power. It silences and disenfranchises a large number of Americans. The reality: gerrymandering means less choice, more entrenched power, and the idea of “foregone conclusions” that runs counter to the very idea of democracy. Gerrymandering is not new to American politics. In 1788, Patrick Henry used his influence to draw districts that would make life more difficult for his political […]

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Detroit Free Press Op-Ed by TBOR ED on Crucial Gerrymandering Decision

July 27, 2018

Take Back Executive Director John Pudner shared two Detroit Free Press posts today. The largest newspaper in Michigan’s 245,326 print copy readers was more than the second and third biggest newspapers combined (Detroit News 146,962 and Grand Rapids Press 97,822) before counts went exclusively to the much larger online readerships. The sports section celebrated the 1984 Detroit Tigers team that Pudner has written (see Breitbart Sports post) was the greatest in the history of baseball in the Central region as they […]

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