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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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First stop on TBOR Texas tour

June 20, 2019

Our Executive Director John Pudner enjoyed speaking at the Westbank Rotary Club meeting yesterday to inform members about campaign finance reform and our conservative solutions! This was the first stop in Louisana on our way to Texas for a summer-long tour of the state. TBOR will be making stops in Houston, Dallas, Austin and a few other cities along the way in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates and times for our next events.

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Take Back Our Republic Makes Stops In 4 States

March 11, 2019

Take Back Our Republic meets with legislators and other opinion leaders in a third Capitol in as many weeks – this time in Harrisburg PA. Time was also spent in Austin, Texas, and Columbus, OH along with a brief non-capitol stop in Charleston, South Carolina to pay respects and attend the funeral of longtime strategist Pat Caddell. TBOR does not have legislation in any of the four states but is working to provide information to legislators and in particular, learn […]

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Take Back Staff Spends Week in Texas

February 22, 2019

We had a great time meeting with local supporters in Austin, Texas to discuss the need for transparency and a conservative solution to campaign finance reform. We enjoyed visiting the Texas State Capitol during our stay!

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TBOR Staff and Coordinators Stop in Houston

February 19, 2019

Members of the C Club, the top 100 business leaders in Houston, met with TBOR Executive Director John Pudner and Texas Coordinator John Draper to discuss TBOR proposals. Pudner and Draper then attended Texas Governor Abbott’s State of the State speech for Houston (a follow-up to his speech at the Capitol). You can view the beginning of Governor Abbott’s speech below.

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January 23, 2018

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TAKE BACK Coordinators Wrap Up Texas Week With Reform Appeal to Conservatives

October 11, 2017

DALLAS – Texas Take Back Our Republic Coordinators Itamar Gelbman and Patricia Embry, joined Executive Director John Pudner (photo above) wrapped up a week of Texas meetings with an appeal for conservatives to join the fight for reform. The third Texas Coordinator Eric Yang is at Harvard for the school year. Pudner made the case that libertarians should reject the argument that they should favor no reform, and allow systems such as South Dakota’s law allowing secret gifts to politicians, […]

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God Bless, Texas: Reform Effort in the Lone Star State Worth Watching

April 17, 2017

God Bless, Texas: Reform Effort in the Lone Star State Worth Watching 4.17.2017 By TBOR Staff   AUBURN, AL- A reform movement is sweeping the country but seems to be gaining the most ground in Texas. The movement backing an Article V Convention has legislation before the Texas General Assembly aimed at defining the roles and authority delegates would have at such a convention.[1] While this step is far from making the convention- which has never occurred in the history […]

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A Study on State Lobbying: The Relationship Between Party in Control of the Legislature and the State’s with the Highest Lobbyist Growth Number

March 29, 2017

In our last article, we looked at the ten states we have identified as seeing the highest growth rate in the number of state lobbyists: California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, North Dakota, Maine, New York, and Delaware. In that article, we examined the relationship that growth rate had with the Party that held the governorship. We saw that the ten states were skewed toward a Democrat preference and that the trends indicated higher growth when Democrats were in […]

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A Study on State Lobbying: The Relationship Between Party in Governor’s Mansion and States with the Highest Growth Rate

March 22, 2017

A Study on State Lobbying: The Relationship Between Party in Governor’s Mansion and States with the Highest Growth Rate #4, 3.22.17 By TBOR Staff AUBURN, AL- As we continue our study on state lobbying, we take a closer look at the ten states we have identified as seeing the highest growth rate in the number of state lobbyists: California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, North Dakota, Maine, New York, and Delaware. In looking at these states, we see a […]

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