John Pudner

TBOR Executive Director Discusses Kanye West Candidacy In IBTimes

July 10, 2020

“Kanye West should not be discriminated against in his potential bid for president, any more than my friend Evan McMullin was four years ago when many thought he would take several percent from Donald Trump by splitting the Republican vote. … Americans want more choices, not fewer — and the more options voters have the less likely candidates are to take voting blocks for granted,” Said TBOR Executive Director John Pudner. To read the article in its entirety click here

Read More

TBOR West Keeps on Rolling

July 9, 2020

TBOR Western Field Director Clark Caras and Executive Director John Pudner were guests of Ranked Choice Voting champion Stan Lockhart at the Utah Leadership Conference quarterly meeting with elected officials and community leaders. The event was hosted by Woodland Hills City Council Member Kari Malkovich who has also previously run for Utah State House. Take Back Our Republic opened it’s Western office in Salt Lake City this summer.

Read More

TBOR Executive Director Talks ActBlue, Small-Dollar Donations and Senate Races

July 8, 2020

With 10s of millions of donations coming through Act Blue in addition to large donors giving Democrats a huge money advantage, the Hill interviewed Take Back Our Republic’s Executive Director. Click here for the entire story, including this quote from Pudner: “The Republican campaigns should be alarmed,” John Pudner, a veteran Republican campaign operative who now runs the nonpartisan group Take Back Our Republic. “There’s this theory that there’s not a lot of enthusiasm for Biden, but there’s so much […]

Read More

TBOR Executive Director Covers COVID-19 Disaster in the EUreporter

June 30, 2020

Trump haters claim the US is the hardest hit country in the world, and COVID-19 deniers claim Sweden proved the shutdown did no good, writes Executive Director John Pudner. Both claims are absurd, and can only be held by one who acts like a lawyer who cherry picks google searches to try to build a case versus anyone who examines the facts like a doctor. They examine all facts to determine the best conclusion for their patients. To read the […]

Read More

TBOR Executive Director Talks Mail-In Voting in The Globe Post

June 29, 2020

US Attorney General Bill Barr’s words on FOX News Sunday amplifying President Donald Trump’s views that there could be massive voter fraud through mail-in voting in the November election continue to miss the mark. Rather than focus specifically on mail-in practices that could lead to fraud or harvesting – such as a state suddenly mailing ballots to everyone – the broad brush simply has the effect of suppressing votes of Trump supporters. The legitimate conservative concern is that if we allow states to mail millions of […]

Read More

TBOR Executive Director Reviews Mail-In Voting Process in Utah

June 23, 2020

To cap off the phenomenal first week to TBOR’s launch in Utah Executive Director John Pudner spent Friday afternoon meeting with one of the states County Clerks to discuss their mail-in voting process. County Clerk Josh Anderson even took Pudner in to view the security measures they have in place and to look over a sample ballot. John commended both Josh and the state for the impressive security measures they have in place to make sure every mail-in vote is […]

Read More

TBOR West Hits the Ground Running in Utah

June 18, 2020

Following the hiring of Take Back Our Republic’s Western Field Director Clark Caras, TBOR Executive Director John Pudner and GC Jacob Dean held kickoff meetings in western headquarters in Salt Lake City Tuesday. Take Back Our Republic connected with popular podcast host and State Senator Todd Weiler, who has interviewed many of the elected officials and opinion leaders throughout the state. Senator Weiler is well versed in the complete list of possible reforms ideas and offered valuable constructive criticism on […]

Read More

TBOR ED Outlines 8 Options for Running the 2020 Election in the Western Journal

June 2, 2020

Running an election making it “easy to vote and hard to cheat” sounds straightforward, but quickly devolves into arguments regarding everything from voter ID requirements to mail-in voting. Before deciding on the best combination of policies, here’s a quick review of some of the options. To read more about the 8 options John discusses click here

Read More

Executive Director John Pudner Talks Vote by Mail On Breitbart Radio

May 27, 2020

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 there is a distinction between the long-standing practice of sending absentee ballots to voters who take the initiative to request them and the new proposal […]

Read More

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

May 22, 2020

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 valid alternative method of identification, like with mandated signature matching and a witness signature on every ballot. “I would share Trump’s worries if the office […]

Read More
TBOR Logo (white Background)

Take Back Our Republic strive to be the leading organization in promoting a culture in politics where character and ideas are the basis of being elected and every election is financed with transparency, primarily by the people to be represented and not by outside interests. Headquartered in Auburn, AL since 2015, TBOR has strong financial backing, an engaged board, more than 100 volunteer coordinators in 47 states, and a staff who stands by our mission.



Learn about how we're taking back our republic. We'll send periodic updates to your email address.

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.
Scroll to Top