Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy


Houston, TX


True the Vote is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) voters' rights 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.

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Catherine Engelbrecht

Main Address

P.O. Box 131768

Houston, TX 77219 USA


Election Integrity





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy N.E.C. (R99)

Voter Education/Registration (R40)

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

* Meaningfully and measurably advance the pro-liberty voters' rights movement
* Engage in key national and state election issues
* Promote the development of strong, citizen-led state and local election integrity networks
* Develop and maintain programs that inform and empower election integrity advocates
* Research and report on the veracity of our nation's voter rolls

True the Vote engages citizens through regular communication and updates as well as national events. Through staying in constant contact with engaged citizens we are able to help keep them involved in the ongoing training and research necessary to impact their communities. TTV continues to develop and look for new ways for citizen engagement through internal and external research, networks and citizen feedback.

True the Vote currently has a strong network of election integrity activists across the country, innovative technology platforms and cutting edge research to support election integrity efforts along with an exceptional array of staff, contractors and volunteers which allow us to not only accomplish our goals but exceed them.

True the Vote gauges our progress in the following ways:

1. Are we training and mobilizing citizens to work in their local elections?
2. Are we maintaining current voter rolls and continuing to support research and reporting efforts as record anomalies and illegalities are found?
3. Are we consistently leading in national discussions about election integrity?

We have been successful in creating, managing, and researching a database of 180 million voter registration records and have used it to provide information and evidence used in reports, court cases, and educational materials.

We have created state-specific election volunteer training curriculum and have trained tens of thousands of citizens who have gone on to serve as election workers in their local elections.

We have played a significant role in shaping the national discussion about what election integrity means and how it can best be protected.

We still want to lead or participate in a full forensic audit of the national voter registry. We want to raise awareness about the need for a standard of voter identification that balances national security, state sovereignty, and personal liberty. We want to provide relevant information to support states in updating outmoded election equipment. And we want to continue building awareness about the importance of citizen engagement in local elections.

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