• HOUSTON, TX. -- December 18, 2014: True the Vote (TTV), the nation's leading voters’ rights and election integrity organization, today released the following statement formally announcing its intent to appeal a recent dismissal of its lawsuit addressing the Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal:

    “The IRS targeting scandal is not over and neither is our effort to seek justice in the federal courts," True the Vote Founder Catherine Engelbrecht said. "Since the dismissal, ‘lost’ emails specific to our case history have been found and assertions that the agency changed its ways have yet to prove true by any verifiable manner. Until the Court fully addresses the IRS’ wrongdoing, the risk of future political abuses without consequences will only compound.”

    True the Vote filed a notice of appeal for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on December 18, 2014. Future briefing deadlines are expected to be set throughout spring of 2015. A copy of the notice has been made available for review here.

    True the Vote originally filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service after waiting three (3) years for the agency to process its 501(c) application for tax-exempt status. D.C. District Judge Reggie B. Walton dismissed the case in November 2014. 

     

    True the Vote (TTV) is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) voters’ rights  organization, founded to inspire and equip voters for involvement at every stage of our electoral process. TTV empowers organizations and individuals across the nation to actively protect the rights of legitimate voters, regardless of their political party affiliation. For more information, please visit www.truethevote.org.

    VoteStand is now available for both iOS (Apple) and Android devices free of charge. For more detailed technical information, visit the official VoteStand website at www.votestand.com.

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    18th of December 2014
  • Two more individuals have been indicted for illegally voting in the 2013 Hattiesburg mayoral election.

    That brings the number of voter fraud prosecutions in this case to five; two more indictments are pending.

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    True the Vote
    17th of December 2014
  • Texas:

    Lawyers for the state of Texas have accused a federal district judge of wrongfully awarding “a consolation prize” of more than $1 million in attorney fees to groups that challenged the state’s redistricting plans.

    The challengers, which included Texas state legislators, voters and civil rights organizations, argued that they were entitled to the money because a court found that the redistricting plans ran afoul of the federal Voting Rights Act. Texas argued it was the winner because the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 struck down a section of the voting rights law that required the state to go to the court for approval in the first place.

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    True the Vote
    17th of December 2014

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