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Catherine Engelbrecht of ‘True the Vote’ Addresses Phoenix Tea Party Patriots

Posted: April 16, 2012 at 5:30 pm   /   by

On April 14, Catherine Engelbrecht of True The Vote addressed a special session of Phoenix Tea Party Patriots in Mesa.  True the Vote is a citizen-led effort to restore truth, faith, and integrity to our elections. More information is available at

In Arizona, Verify The Vote AZ is an allied organization. At, you can volunteer to help in assuring that Arizona’s voting has integrity. Activities range from checking registration data bases at home on your own computer to poll watching on election day. Verify The Vote provides training free of charge.

The full presentation video below lasts about one hour.  Readers who wish to do so may choose selected topics via the time-line index that appears below the video.

A separate April 13 interview of Ms. Engelbrecht by may be found at this link. The interviewer, WFP’s own Brad Zinn, is an Arizona leader in the effort to insure voting integrity.

The April 14 event was attended by Russell Pearce, former President of the Arizona State Senate.  Senator Pearce addressed the meeting himself, and a video of his remarks will soon be posted on

0:00:00  Brad Zinn introduces Catherine Engelbrecht
0:02:15  Catherine’s introduction to True the Vote (TTV) and election integrity
0:07:15  The “Santelli rant” and the origins of TTV
0:12:50  Discovering voter registration/polling irregularities by direct observation
0:15:10  Getting rebuffed by the ‘authorities’ leads to taking on a mission: True the Vote
0:17:45  Breaking down the problem into component parts, learning the election laws and codes
0:18:20  The registration process
0:19:10  Watching how Left-oriented organizations gather registrations raised many questions!
0:20:45  What True the Vote is … why it is non-partisan
0:22:30  TTV initial findings: 17,000 out of 24,000 registrations “problematic”
0:24:40  What did the authorities say?  What did the Left do?  A mysterious fire.  Chaos.
0:29:00  The Huffington Post weighs in, accusing TTV of “voter suppression”
0:32:00  Looking directly at the registry … more anomalies … more questions
0:33:50  A sample of 3800 registrations have 25% “critical errors”
0:37:00  Training TTV volunteers to monitor the registration & voting process
0:38:20  Training catches on across the country … others have the same concerns
0:40:00  Incident reports lead to 22-point legislative agenda, 6 laws signed by Gov, but DOJ delays
0:42:25  Pugh research estimates registration data bases have 13% defective registrations
0:43:50  Systemic subversion — only citizens can fix this
0:45:10  The TTV process, training, and procedures — making a real difference
0:46:10  More examples of problematic registrations, initiatives
0:49:20  Status update: Verify the Recall
0:53:49  Texas Voter ID, “Section 5”, and the DOJ
0:56:00  Judicial Watch
0:56:50  The IRS letter to non-profit organizations
0:58:20  Military vote protection initiative
0:59:00  SCYTL/SOE and electronic voting
1:01:40  5 Steps to Overthrow a Government — the underlying movement?
1:04:00  What Arizonans can do … volunteering … free training at

David Leeper

David Leeper

David Leeper is a retired engineer living in Scottsdale, AZ, with his wife of 45 years. He is currently a volunteer science teacher at In his 40-year career he held positions from lab technician to technical vice president at Bell Labs, Motorola, and Intel. He holds 16 patents in telecom technology and a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. During his career, he wrote mainly for technical journals including Scientific American. He began writing for in 2011.
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Catherine Engelbrecht of 'True the Vote' Addresses Phoenix Tea Party Patriots