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by Brentin Mock on January 11 2013, 1:17PM
True the Vote appears to be expanding, but their impact is contracting.
by Brentin Mock on November 27 2012, 10:25AM
An idea is spreading on the right that Republicans are unfairly constrained by a court ruling that bars the party from targeting “ballot security” measures at communities of color.
by Aura Bogado on November 7 2012, 2:50PM
A Republican poll watcher complains that too many people of color were voting in Aurora, Colorado on Election Day.
by Brentin Mock on November 5 2012, 11:36AM
A Tampa group has filed dozens of last-minute voter challenges, in a troubling indication of ramped up suppression efforts. Meanwhile, as record turnout forced long lines, poll watchers have cried foul over bottled water.
by Brentin Mock on October 19 2012, 12:09PM
DOJ coming to True the Vote’s crib to monitor elections.
by Brentin Mock on October 17 2012, 10:42AM
The battered group’s poll watching “army” is on the retreat, but is it now trying to cash in through harassing state election officials?
by Brentin Mock on October 8 2012, 9:51AM
Rep. Elijah Cummings and law experts say if they are targeting people of color, a court could find True the Vote operations unlawful.
by Brentin Mock on September 10 2012, 2:59PM
The scrutinization of True the Vote, and their voter-stalking Tea Party co-signers across the nation, is growing. Today, Common Cause and Demos released a report called “Bullies at the Ballot Box” that raises awareness about groups who determined to challenge…
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by Brentin Mock on September 5 2012, 9:58AM
A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice spells out the hyper-partisan and racially charged impact of efforts to police the polls in November.
by Brentin Mock on August 23 2012, 9:43AM
True the Vote began as a small outfit in Houston three years ago. Now, its agenda for intimidating voters reaches all across the country.
by Hatty Lee on August 23 2012, 9:37AM
An interactive map of how one Tea Party group is moving the voter fraud meme inside far right and Republican Party politics.
by Rebekah Spicuglia on May 11 2012, 10:30AM
A Tea Party group who gained notoriety in recent elections for harassing and intimidating Houston voters has spun off into an organization called “True the Vote.” It plans to swarm polling stations nationwide on election day, with claims to be…
by Brentin Mock on May 10 2012, 9:07AM
The campaign’s leader described how voters should feel while under the gaze of its observers: “Like driving and seeing the police following you.” The right casts this as the real civil rights battle of our time.