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[1]. “George Henry White: Representative, 189701901, Republican from North Carolina,” Black Americans in Congress website, accessed October 1, 2012, http://baic.house.gov/member-profiles/profile.html?intID=22.

[2]. See Leonard Zeskind, “A Nation Dispossessed: The Tea Party Movement and Race” Critical Sociology, Volume 38 Number 4, July 2012, pp. 495-509. Accessed at http://irehr.org/irehrblog/item/411-a-nation-dispossessed-the-tea-party-movement-and-race.

[3]. Devin Burghart and Leonard Zeskind, Beyond FAIR: The Decline of the Established Anti-Immigrant Organizations and the Rise of Tea Party Nativism, IREHR, January 2012,  http://http.irehr.org/issue-areas/tea-party-nationalism/beyond-fair-report.

[4]. Devin Burghart, “The Tea Party Impact in Wisconsin,” Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights website, June 13, 2012.Accessed at http://irehr.org/issue-areas/tea-party-nationalism/tea-party-news-and-analysis/item/418-the-tea-party-impact-in-wisconsin.

[5]. Devin Burghart, “The Tea Party Impact in Indiana,” Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights website, May 16, 2012, http://irehr.org/issue-areas/tea-party-nationalism/tea-party-news-and-analysis/item/412-the-tea-party-impact-in-indiana.

[6]. King Street Patriots, IRS Form 990, 2010: “True the Vote: Certificate of Formation – Nonprofit Corporation,” Texas Secretary of State form, filed 12/20/2009: KSP/True the Vote, IRS Form 990, 2010: “KSP/True the Vote: Certificate of Formation – Nonprofit Corporation,” Texas Secretary of State Form 202, filed 06/07/2010.

[7]. Ibid.

[8]. Patrick Brendel, “Texans for Public Justice files ethics complaint about King Street Patriots and KSP/True The Vote,” The American Independent website, October 18, 2010, http://americanindependent.com/149505/texans-for-public-justice-files-ethics-complaint-about-king-street-patriots-and-ksptrue-the-vote.
[9]. Bob Unruh, “SOROS GROUP LAUNCHES ATTACK ON POLL WATCHERS,” World Net Daily, October 25, 2010, http://www.wnd.com/2010/10/219997/.

[10]. “KSP/True the Vote – Certificate of Amendment,” Texas Secretary of State Form 424, Filed August 26, 2011.

[11]. Joe Holley, “Judge rules tea party group a PAC, not a nonprofit,” Houston Chronicle, March 28, 2012, http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Judge-rules-tea-party-group-a-PAC-not-a-nonprofit-3442532.php
[12]. “True the Vote Orientation Webinar,” True the Vote Volunteer Portal website, recorded May 23, 2012, http://www.truethevote.org/portal/training/courses/view/1.
[13]. Patrick Michels, “King Street Patriots Go National,” Texas Observer website, December 28, 2011,  http://www.texasobserver.org/snakeoil/king-street-patriots-go-national.
[14]. 2012 True the Vote National Summit – Catherine Engelbrecht,” True the Vote Video, accessed at  http://vimeo.com/42865941.

[15]. Brentin Mock, “Are True the Vote’s Poll Watching Activities Illegal?”Colorlines website, October 8, 2012, http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/10/are_true_the_votes_activities_illegal.html.

[16]. Jay DeLancy, “Random Updates,” Vote Checker Blog, March 4, 2011, http://vip-nc.blogspot.com/2011/03/okay.html.

[17]. Jay DeLancy, “Why This Matters to Me,” Vote Checker Blog, January 3, 2011,  http://vip-nc.blogspot.com/2011/01/why-this-matters-to-me.html.

[18]. Jay DeLancy, “Seth Godin is the genius behind Yahoo. He recently wrote on his blog…,” Vote Checker Blog, February 19, 2011, http://vip-nc.blogspot.com/2011/02/seth-godin-is-genius-behind-yahoo.html.

[19]. Stephanie Saul, “Looking, Very Closely, for Voter Fraud: Conservative Groups Focus on Registration in Swing States,” New York Times, September 16, 2012, http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/17/us/politics/groups-like-true-the-vote-are-looking-very-closely-for-voter-fraud.html?pagewanted=all.

[20]. “Deirdre Morrison’s Page,” Patriot Action Network website, created June 7, 2011, http://resistance.ning.com/profile/DeirdreMorrison; “Deirdre Morrison’s Page,” Tea Party Nation website, created March 20, 2011, http://www.teapartynation.com/profile/DeirdreMorrison

[21]. “Executive Committee of the Franklin County Republican Party,” Franklin County Republican Party website, accessed October 1, 2012, http://www.franklinncgop.com/FranklinNCGOP/executive_committee__of_the_fran.htm.

[22]. Voter Integrity Project, Facebook page, accessed October 1, 2012, https://www.facebook.com/ncvip?ref=stream.

[23]. Donna Yowell member page, Triangle Conservatives Unite! website, created March 28, 2009, http://www.triangleconservativesunite.com/members/9223594/?op=&memberId=9223594; “Donna Yowell’s Page,” Haywood County, North Carolina 9-12 Project, May 26, 2011,   http://9-12projecthaywoodcountync.ning.com/profile/DonnaYowell.

[24]. “Donna Marie Yowell’s Page,” Patriot Action Network website, created January 5, 2011, http://resistance.ning.com/profile/DonnaMarieYowell.

[25]. Jessica Anderson, “Activist of the Month: Feet to the Fire,” Heritage Action for America website, June 6, 2011,  http://heritageaction.com/2011/06/activist-of-the-month-feet-to-the-fire/: “Likes,” Donna Yowell Facebook page, Janauary 4, 2012, https://www.facebook.com/donna.yowell/favorites.

[26]. Donna Yowell Facebook Timeline, July 23, 2010, https://www.facebook.com/donna.yowell?fref=ts.

[27]. Donna Yowell, “Obama’s Threats,” West KNollwood Precinct website, August 27, 2011,  http://www.westknollwoodprecinct.com/1/post/2011/8/obamas-threats.html ; “Officers,” Wake County Republican Party website, Accessed October 1, 2012, http://www.wakegop.org/officers.php?oid=6 : Donna Yowell, “Feet to the Fire” Event Announcement, Haywood County, North Carolina 9-12 Project website, June 3, 2011, http://9-12projecthaywoodcountync.ning.com/events/feet-to-the-fire; “6 NC Immigration enforcement bills advance in General Assemby,” Free North Carolina website, June 9, 2011, http://freenorthcarolina.blogspot.com/2011/06/6-nc-immigration-enforcement-bills.html.

[28]. Survey of all 100 North Carolina Counties for volunteers. Data collected from True the Vote Volunteer Portal, September 2012, http://www.truethevote.org/portal/.

[29]. “Debbie Arceneaux’s page,” Patriot Action Network website, Created March 21, 2009, http://patriotaction.net/profile/DebbieArceneaux;  “Debbie Arceneaux’s page,” Tea Party Nation website, created March 29, 2010, http://www.teapartynation.com/profile/DebbieArceneaux: “Debbie Arceneaux,” Member Profile, Tea Party Patriots website, http://www.teapartypatriots.org/members/debbiearceneaux/. “Debbie Arceneaux’s page” 912 Project Polk County North Carolina, http://912polk.ning.com/profile/DebbieArceneaux374/; “Debbie Arceneaux’s page,” Haywood County, North Carolina 9-12 Project website, created November 2, 2009, http://9-12projecthaywoodcountync.ning.com/profile/DebbieArceneaux.

[30]. “Wake GOP Poll Observers, Runners and Greeters,” Wake GOP signup website, accessed October 1, 2012,  https://sites.google.com/site/wakegopsignup/signup-sheets.

[31]. Kate Phillips, “Rate of Voter Turnout May Not Be a Record,” The Caucus, The Politics and Government of The New York Times, November 7, 2008,  http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/11/07/voter-turnout-not-near-a-record-yethfo/: Mark Hugo Lopez and Paul Taylor, “Dissecting the 2008 Electorate: Most Diverse in U.S. History,” Pew Research Center website, April 30, 2009, http://www.pewhispanic.org/2009/04/30/dissecting-the-2008-electorate-most-diverse-in-us-history/.

[32]. “House Bill 430,” 2009-2020 session, North Carolina General Assembly website, accessed October 1, 2012, http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?BillID=H430&Session=2009.
[33]. “The Veto Override that Didn’t Happen,” Charlotte Observer, July 5, 2012, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/07/05/3364665/the-veto-override-that-didnt-happen.html#storylink=cpy.

[34]. “Press Release: Governor Perdue Vetoes House Bill 351,” State of North Carolina, Office of Governor Bev Perdue website, June 23, 2011, http://www.governor.state.nc.us/NewsItems/PressReleaseDetail.aspx?newsItemID=1888.

[35]. “House Bill 351 (=S352),” North Carolina General Assembly website, accessed October 1, 2012, http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?BillID=H351&Session=2011.
[36]. Laura Leslie, “Tillis meets with activists to ‘assess’ voter ID,” WRAL TV website, June 13, 2012, http://www.wral.com/news/state/nccapitol/blogpost/11203375/.

[37]. Leah Nelson, “Nativist Leader Says Violence May be Needed to Save ‘White America’,” Southern Poverty Law Center Hatewatch website, August 23, 2011, http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/23/nativist-leader-calls-for-violent-acts-to-save-white-america/.

[38]. Devin Burghart, “Tea Party Leaders Attack Constitution,” Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights website, November 28, 2010, http://irehr.org/issue-areas/tea-party-nationalism/tea-party-news-and-analysis/item/351-tea-party-leaders-attack-constitution.

[39]. Rob Christensen, “TIllis promises NC delegates voter ID will become law if GOP wins,” The News & Observer, August 28, 2012, http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/08/28/2298696/tillis-promises-nc-delegates-voter.html.

[40]. Jim Morrill, “Voter ID fights continue in presidential battleground states,” The Charlotte Observer, September 24, 2012, accessed at http://www.kansascity.com/2012/09/24/3830940/voter-id-fights-continue-in-presidential.html.

 

 

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