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Detroit News: AI poses threat to upcoming elections

Detroit is the birthplace of the automobile. Detroiters have beamed with pride for generations about the ingenuity and progressiveness of the first automobiles rolling off assembly lines to the countless vehicle features keeping us safe on roadways today. But things were not always this way. In the early period of American automobile manufacturing, car makers…
Kenneth Cockrel Jr.
December 5, 2023
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ABC 27: 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…
November 6, 2023
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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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

Keep Our Republic Debuts If We Can Keep It, Podcast Series Spotlighting The Challenges & Resilience Of American Democracy

“Democracy Is Always Fragile & Always Close to Collapse – It’s A Human Endeavor” WASHINGTON, DC - Keep Our Republic (KOR) is thrilled to announce the launch of the organization's new podcast series If We Can Keep It, hosted by KOR Executive Director Ari Mittleman. The podcast aims to spark informed discussions on the challenges facing…
Keep Our Republic Staff
September 19, 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