mail-in voting

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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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TBOR Executive Director Quoted in The New York Times

May 21, 2020

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” vote stayed home in 2016, Hillary Clinton would have won Florida. The entire story appears here concluding with the below two paragraphs. One note, Pudner […]

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NewsMax Sunday Features TBOR ED on Mail-In Voting

May 18, 2020

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 can occur in other years. Pudner writes the “Take Back Our Republic” column for NewsMax and has appeared on NewsMax TV (Channel 349 Direct TV, […]

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