• Wow - we are only 50 days away from Election Day 2018! And, for some of you, early voting begins in three weeks!


    Whether you are a candidate, campaign staffer, volunteer in a local organization, or just an independent concerned citizen, there are actions you can take now to help ensure integrity in your local elections.



    Here’s what should be on your radar:



    1. 1) If you are part of a political campaign or organization, you should be finalizing your election integrity plans. This should include identifying locations in which volunteers are needed and recruiting and training to make sure all positions will be well covered. Coverage plans should also include early voting sites and pre and post-election activities (like reviewing mail-in ballots and assisting at centralized collection points).
    2. 2) Make a last big push for recruiting volunteers. We’ve found processes run best when there are at least three poll watchers per polling location.
    3. 3) Register your intent to participate, as per your local processes. Typically, this means individuals sign up with a party or candidate of their choice, then the party or candidate notifies local election officials, however, every state process is a little different.



    Click here to find your state election information on True the Vote's website.



    Next week’s update will include details on True the Vote online poll watcher training - between now and then, drop us a note if you need us, and we’ll be quick to respond!



    We’re all in this together, my friends. If elections aren’t truly fair, we aren’t truly free.






    Catherine Engelbrecht 
    True the Vote




    PS Many of you have asked whether we are still embroiled in our IRS lawsuit. The answer is yes. We are awaiting the judge’s final determination in our case. The situation is challenging to be sure, but we are hanging tough. Thank you for your continued emails of concern, well-wishes, and support!



    Posted By
    19th of September 2018
  • In May 2017, Mr. Kerner was appointed by President Trump to lead the Office of Special Counsel.


    But just a few years earlier, as staff director for Sen. John McCain, Kerner was tasked with containing the pro-liberty movement. So, he called the IRS.


    Newly released transcripts from his 2013 meetings with the IRS quote Mr. Kerner pushing the IRS to “audit so many that it is financially ruinous”.


    Mr. Kerner openly conspired to weaponize the government against American citizens. He destroyed lives. He should be perp-walked out of the West Wing.



    True the Vote has been fighting IRS-weaponization since 2010 - and the fight continues to this day.


    Our pursuit of election integrity is what keeps us on the radars of politicos like Kerner. When citizens are informed and empowered they can take down corrupt political machines.


    That’s why, as courtroom-weary as we are, we must continue to press on. For election integrity. For free speech. For truth. We’ve pared down our staff and support to a skeleton crew, but our work is ongoing, in ways seen and unseen.


    So, I ask you for two things; first, let President Trump Know that Henry Kerner must go, and second, stay standing for election integrity. Volunteer to work in the polls, encourage your candidates to rally volunteers to help ensure the 2018 elections are free and fair - and let them know, we’re here to help.


    We’re all in this together - and working together, we really can True the Vote.




    Catherine Engelbrecht


    True the Vote


    PS Kudos to the great work of Judicial Watch for unearthing the Kerner transcripts. To read the full report, click here.

    Posted By
    10th of July 2018
  • I’ve been humbled by your support over the last eight years, but rarely in the way I was last week, following the release of my video detailing the treachery of the U.S. Department of Justice in our lawsuit against the IRS. The outpouring of emotional messages and calls to stand strong reminded me why we must continue to fight against the weaponization of the IRS. We are all in this together.


    It was bad enough to learn that the IRS had continued to target True the Vote while their lawyers stood in Federal Court promising the Judge they would never do it again. Now swamp-politics is hitting a new low, with the current DOJ lawyers having deceived us in settlement discussions. There is no way we are going to remain silent about what they’ve done.


    People have asked so many questions about what’s happening in our case against the IRS. I made this new video not only to answer those questions, but to provide some guidance on how you can help.



    2018 may well be the most pivotal election cycle in our lifetime. Election integrity has never been more important. We want to get out of court and back to supporting voters’ rights - but, we cannot allow the DOJ to claim victory for the IRS! We cannot allow the IRS to pretend the lawsuits had no impact and therefore claim they don’t have to respect our Consent Decree. We cannot stay silent while they block our petition to recoup attorneys’ fees after they continually delayed court proceedings and ran up True the Vote’s legal tab to nearly $2,000,000.


    President Trump and all of Congress should hear about this - and we have an opportunity to tell them before it’s too late - with your help. Here are quick links to contact the President, the White House, and your Congressman - please, let them hear from you!


    To contact President Trump, tweet him at @realDonaldTrump (be sure to include #TruetheVote) or call his office at 202-456-1111 To contact the US Capitol switchboard call 202-224-3121 for the House of Representatives and 202-225-3121 for the Senate.


    We have until April 12th to file our final response in the IRS case, so look for more updates from us in the coming days!



    Posted By
    10th of April 2018

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