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WHTM: New research conducted on Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballots CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – More than 700,000 Pennsylvania voters have returned their mail ballots ahead of the state’s municipal general election. Of the more than one million ballots sent out, nearly three-quarters of them were requested by voters registered as Democrats. Many Republican voters don’t trust mail ballots. “Even without any evidence of widespread…
Kathy Bernier, state director of Keep Our Republic, leads a voter engagement event in La Crosse on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.KOR in the News

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Voter education group works to pierce distrust in elections in Wisconsin, one meeting at a time

LA CROSSE - Armed with a slideshow and a microphone, La Crosse city clerk Nikki Elsen and her fellow event panelists walked three dozen people gathered in a windowless, beige basement room through the minutiae of Wisconsin's election process on a recent night. Some of the details Elsen covered were painstakingly dull, a fact the…
Tyler Katzenberger
November 3, 2023
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WXOW TV (ABC): Forum providing an “overview of the Wisconsin elections model

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW)  It began during conversations which consistently identified concerns about the democratic republic according to former Western Technical College President Lee Rasch. The result is a non-profit, non-partisan group called LeaderEthics Wisconsin, where Rasch is now the executive director. According to their website, they "believe the place to start is to encourage and…
Dave Solie
October 24, 2023
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WITF The Spark: What have we learned about mail-in voting?

During the run up to the 2020 presidential election, former President Donald Trump fanned doubt on mail-in voting saying it had potential for fraud or could be manipulated. No widespread fraud ever materialized, even though there have been procedural errors throughout the country, including some here in Central Pennsylvania. However, many – mostly Republican voters…
WITF Staff
October 24, 2023
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WIZM: Former Wisconsin GOP Gov. Tommy Thompson talks election integrity ahead of La Crosse election education seminar

It’s being described as a hyper-localized community engagement seminar aimed to educate the La Crosse-area community on Wisconsin’s election process. The group, Keep Our Republic, is putting on the seminar, which will happen at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the La Crosse County Administrative Center in La Crosse. Former Wisconsin Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson joined WIZM’s…
 Rick Solem
October 23, 2023
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Keep Our Republic Releases New Episode Of If We Can Keep It Podcast Featuring Former PA Governor Tom Corbett

Democracy 101: Bolstering Civic Education Crucial to Democracy’s Success WASHINGTON, DC - Keep Our Republic (KOR) is excited to release “Democracy 101; The Power of Civic Education” the second episode from the If We Can Keep It podcast series hosted by KOR Executive Director Ari Mittleman featuring former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett. Mittleman shared, "Governor…
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Public Opinion: Fulton County, Pa., chicanery local example of Trump’s lies possibly costing taxpayers

Tom Corbett was Pennsylvania's Republican governor from 2011 to 2015 and former Pennsylvania Republican Attorney General from 2004 to 2010. He knows where Franklin County is and visited regularly during his years in office. Today he serves as the Pennsylvania chair of Keep Our Republic. Keep Our Republic is a nonpartisan civic education organization dedicated to…
Bill Gindlesperger
September 27, 2023
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Democracy faces test with 2024 election

FIFTY YEARS AGO, I was first elected to Congress, a beneficiary of voter backlash against the chaos of the previous decade that had included an unpopular war, widespread protests, multiple assassinations, and a presidential resignation. The new Congress passed urgently needed electoral reforms that helped our nation survive for another five decades. The 2024 presidential election will…
Tim Wirth
August 26, 2023
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Ahead of First GOP Debate, Keep Our Republic Calls On All Candidates To Affirm 2020 Election Results

Leading WI Republicans and KOR Members Advocate for Dialogue and Trust in Democracy Ahead of 2024 Election Cycle MILWAUKEE, WI - As the nation’s attention turns to the upcoming Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee, Keep Our Republic (KOR) urges all participants, whether on stage or not, to publicly affirm two crucial points: 1) Joe Biden won…