HOUSTON, TX. October 31, 2013 True the Vote (TTV), the nation's leading voters’ rights and election integrity organization, today releases the following statement on voter registration mechanisms in Obamacare:

---Voter registration is but one of many aspects that will fundamentally transform thanks to Obamacare.

---HHS doled out $67 million in grants to Planned Parenthood, NAACP and union locals to collect data for Obamacare enrollees.

---A number of the grantees perform voter outreach exclusively for progressive/Democrat Party causes.

---Navigators and sub-navigators are not prevented from mining data received on behalf of HHS/CMS.

---Many of these navigator organizations have voiced strong support for complete federalization of elections – a constitutional responsibility left largely to state and local governments.

“Perhaps one of the worst consequences of Obamacare is the threat to America’s confidence in our electoral system, thanks to partisan ‘navigators,’” True the Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht said.

“We are witnessing the organized subsidization of partisan groups to collect sensitive information on every American possible, in the name of the Affordable Care Act. Political organizations like unions and Planned Parenthood have been given over $65 million dollars in grants by the American taxpayer to sign you up for Obamacare – when they’re not busy knocking on doors for Wendy Davis’ gubernatorial campaign. 

“Voters must be made aware of what ‘no reasonable expectation of privacy’ truly means. Your information shared with these partisan navigators will be used in political activities. There exists no check against it.

“Too many Americans already believe their vote does not really matter. As they witness their personal information being used as a commodity to leverage political influence, voter apathy will rise to catastrophic levels. If too many Americans stop participating in the electoral process, will we have to federalize that too?”

 

True the Vote (TTV) is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) voters’ rights and election integrity organization, founded to inspire and equip volunteers 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.

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HOUSTON, TX. October 23, 2013 True the Vote (TTV), the nation's leading voters’ rights and election integrity organization, today announced its recent notice to Chesterfield County, Virginia General Registrar Lawrence Haake regarding his violation of state and federal law for admitted failure to maintain voter rolls.

True the Vote’s notice was submitted shortly after a United States District Court judge ruled against the Democratic Party of Virginia's effort to stall the state-wide measure to clean rolls of duplicate voters in time for the 2013 Election.

Chesterfield County General Registrar Lawrence Haake testified in support of the DPV’s failed motion arguing the matter was too “time consuming” of a process and admitted his refusal to comply with state mandates.

“We are sending a message to all local election administrators charged with record maintenance duties in Virginia,” True the Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht said. “When an administrator admits their refusal to follow state and federal laws - voter confidence and turnout are severely impacted. Voter rolls must be held above politics.”

True the Vote’s notice outlines an intention to initiate federal action in 90 days if Mr. Haake does not execute the state-mandated maintenance procedure. Separately, TTV made claim to record maintenance inspection rights under the National Voter Registration Act aka Motor Voter. To date, no such invitation has been offered.

To read True the Vote’s notice letter, click here.

 

Haake Notice October 19, 2013 by True The Vote

 

True the Vote (TTV) is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) voters’ rights and election integrity organization, founded to inspire and equip volunteers 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.

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Program to offer voter registration and voter ID assistance

HOUSTON, TX. October 2, 2013 True the Vote (TTV), the nation's leading voters’ rights and election integrity organization, today announced its latest voter education and election preparedness program, ‘NEED ID?

True the Vote’s new initiative will work in concert with Texas’ recently announced mobile voter ID program and offer stand-alone support for residents wishing to register to vote or inquire about identification requirements.

“True the Vote wants to make certain that all voters are prepared to participate in an accountable election experience,” True the Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht said. “Our ‘NEED ID?’ website was designed to answer any questions a voter may have and offer resources for full compliance with Texas’ election integrity reforms. We stand ready to assist election officials and diverse communities across the state in every election to come.”

NEED ID?’ offers comprehensive guidance for voters wishing to cast a ballot in the next election:

Simple guidelines on acceptable forms of identification and exceptions to the law

Helpful links to obtaining copies of personal documents (i.e. birth certificates, citizenship records)

Updates on Texas’ mobile voter ID service

Voter registration resources

Volunteer opportunities

In addition, True the Vote will begin its own mobile outreach program with deputy voter registrars and ID consultants in rural and emergent communities beginning October 2, 2013.  

Access the ‘NEED ID?’ website at www.NeedID.org and follow @TrueTheVote on Twitter for live #NeedID updates on mobile outreach activities.

 

True the Vote (TTV) is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) voters’ rights and election integrity organization, founded to inspire and equip volunteers 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.

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