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Coordinator Spotlight: North Carolina Coordinator Jacob Argue

December 29, 2020

Jacob Argue Seattle, Washington (Home) North Carolina Take Back Our Republic Coordinator After graduating high school in the Seattle, Washington area and being given an academic scholarship to attend the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Jacob Argue, being a young man who loved the outdoors, accepted the opportunity and in 2019 graduated from the U of U with degrees in Economics and Mathematics. Upon graduation from university, Argue joined the Peace Corps and made his way in July […]

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North Carolina Coordinator Jacob Argue featured in The Globe Post

September 4, 2020

TBOR’s newest North Carolina coordinator Jacob Argue discusses age discrimination with Mail-in voting in certain states in his recent piece in The Globe Post. “Our Constitution demands equal treatment under the law. Age cannot be a factor used to promote one group of voters over another for political advantage. In the coming months, it is essential to demand that every state uphold the equality of its voters. Ultimately, the Supreme Court will have the last word.” To read Jacob’s op-ed […]

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Take Back Our Republic Announces Jacob Argue as North Carolina Coordinator for the Triangle Region

August 25, 2020

Today, the only national conservative money in politics organization, Take Back Our Republic (TBOR), named Jacob Argue as the North Carolina Coordinator for the Triangle Region, which includes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, to be one of the leaders for the organization’s statewide efforts. Jacob is currently a Master of Public Policy student at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Before coming to North Carolina, he was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania, where he taught secondary school physics. He […]

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TBOR Executive Director and President Meet North Carolina Coordinator in Durham

January 28, 2020

Last week TBOR Executive Director John Pudner and President Francis Johnson wrapped up a whirlwind week on the road that started in Washington DC on the 10 year anniversary of the Citizens United ruling, and included a stop at Virginia’s capitol in Richmond, for dinner Thursday night in Durham with North Carolina coordinator Steffon Sharpless. The three met to discuss future plans and potential upcoming projects for the state. Steffon was one of the first coordinators to join TBOR back […]

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AP Story Quotes TBOR Exec Director Regarding Political Bribery Case

September 24, 2019

See the Associated Press story by Emery P. Dalesio (twitter, all stories) including the following quote from the Executive Director of Take Back Our Republic and President of Take Back Action Fund: John Pudner, a former political consultant who worked to elect Republicans in Virginia and Alabama and President George W. Bush in 2000, said if he were advising Walker, he would hold off on further action until Lindberg is either convicted or cleared. If Lindberg were convicted, Walker should […]

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Double-Check Instant Runoff Voting Could be First Step for Several States

August 2, 2019

For many reasons, Take Back Our Republic is a strong supporter of Instant Runoffs (also called Ranked Choice Voting). For states that currently have runoffs,  it can eliminate the need for voters to return to the polls almost two months later for a runoff to save money. For states without runoffs, it encourages more ideas, more civil campaigns, and more representative results because candidates know launching vicious attacks makes it hard to get to 50% + 1. We truly believe […]

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Top News Source for North Carolina Leaders Announces TBOR

May 25, 2018

Every time John Pudner walked in a legislative office this week in North Carolina, the legislators volunteered that they already knew about him and his mention from the Insider. Colin Campbell’s updates. We thank him for letting us post this article and encourage anyone who has any dealings with North Carolina government or politics to subscribe today: Campaign Reform Colin Campbell, THE INSIDER, 5/23/18 A conservative-leaning campaign finance reform group is eyeing North Carolina for legislation that would restrict unverified […]

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Take Back’s John Pudner on the Chad Adams Show

May 23, 2018

Earlier this morning Take Back Our Republic’s Executive Director John Pudner was a featured guest on one of North Carolina’s most popular conservative radio outlets The Chad Adams Show. If you’d like to hear John with Chad about the need for more transparency when it comes to campaign finance and the need for redistricting reform you can click below.

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North Carolina Considers Lobbying Reform

March 31, 2017

North Carolina lawmakers are considering legislation that would double the time, from six months to a year, that a lawmaker would have to be out of office before he or she could register as a lobbyist. What do you think? Let us know ->

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