Here are the 266 organizations, 1016 government officials, and 1122 public figures that have signed the pledge.
Greg Murphy, MDUS House of Representatves - Member BIo Campaign website - (Republican Party) won re-election to the U.S. House to represent North Carolina 3rd Congressional District.
LaKeshia MyersFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) is a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 12. Myers was re-elected in 2020. Wisconsin State Assembly - Member Bio
I believe in constituents knowing the truth. Facts are what matter and we cannot continue to have dishonesty and political gamesmanship at the helm of our democracy.
Allison RussoFacebook Ohio House of Representatives- Member Bio Campaign website - Russo (Democratic Party) won re-election to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 24.
Brad KlippertWashington House of Representatives - Member BIo Ballotpedia - t (Republican Party) is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 8-Position 1. He assumed office in 2009. He was re-elected in 2020. Facebook
Karlee ProvenzaFacebook Instagram Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) was elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives to represent District 45 in 2020.
Facts Matter. Where there is truth, there is justice. I am a scientist, educator, and advocate for my community – and in every role I serve I know the people I represent deserve the truth.
Sharon WylieBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 49-Position 1. She assumed office in 2011. Wylie (Democratic Party) won re-election in 2020. Washington House of Representatives - Member Bio
Emily WicksFacebook Washington House of Representatives - Member Bio Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 38-Position 1. She assumed office on May 13, 2020. Wicks won re-election in 2020.
The destruction of our democracy happens when power-hungry, politically-motivated politicians attack and discredit the media, science, and our government. As leaders, we have a responsibility to protect and promote the truth. The only way we are going to find real solutions to the ongoing and systemic problems our country and communites face, is by having the facts and sharing the facts.
Steve KirbyBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 29-Position 2. He assumed office in 2001. Kirby won re-election in 2020. Washington House of Representatives - Member BIo
Shelly DuncanWyoming House of Representatives - Member Profile Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) re-elected in 2020 to the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing District 5. She assumed office on January 7, 2019. Campaign Website
He who is silent gives permission. We must all vow to speak the truth and facts and, more importantly, to speak up when false information is spread, otherwise our silence is complicit.
John KolbBallotpedia - (Republican Party) won election to the Wyoming State Senate to represent District 12 in 2020.
Mike GabbardHawaii State Senate - Member Bio LInkedin Ballotpedia - Gabbard (Democratic Party) won re-election to the Hawaii State Senate to represent District 20 in 2020.
I signed the pledge because truth and accurate information is essential to the health and vitality of our democratic society.
Steven GallowayBallotpedia - (Republican Party) won election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 24 in 2020. Campaign website Facebook
Tom McGillvrayFacebook Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) elected to the Montana State Senate to represent District 23 in 2020. Campaign website
Because I believe values matter and truth is the heart of morality.
Mike CauseyFacebook Mike Causey, North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance Ballotpedia - Causey (Republican Party) won re-election for North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance in 2020.
I, Mike Causey, signed the pledge because it is the right thing to do, regardless of political party or ideology. The people deserve the truth from elected officials and candidates.
Tom DentBallotpedia - is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 13-Position 1. He assumed office on January 12, 2015. Dent won re-election in 2020. Washington House of Representatives Member Bio Facebook
Michelle BeckleyTexas House of Representatives Member Bio LinkedIn Campaign Website - (Democratic Party) is running for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 65. She is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Knowing the truth and following the advice of verifiable sources is more important now than it has ever been.
Brian EvansWebsite (The Croonerman) Twitter Campaign website - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Hawaii 2nd Congressional District.
Because the truth matters. We have been living without it long enough.
Roger GoodmanWashington House of Representatives - Member Bio Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) was re-elected to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 45-Position 1 in 2020
Ed StafmanFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) won election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 62 in 2020. Campaign Website
Divisiveness and a lack of civil discourse is plaguing our country and State. A commitment to truth can help overcome these challenges.
Erin ZwienerFacebook Texas House of Representatives Member Campaign website - Zwiener (Democratic Party) is running for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 45. She is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020
Ron ReynoldsTexas House of Representatives Member Facebook Ballotpedia - re-elected to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 27 in 2020.
Christopher BenjaminFacebook (Democratic Party) is a member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 107. He assumed office in 2020. Campaign website - for Florida State Representative, Dist. 107
I am for the truth no matter who tells it just as I am for justice no matter who it is for or against.
Bill TallmanFacebook - re-elected as a Democrat to the New Mexico State Senate to represent District 18 in 2020. New Mexico State Senate Profile Campaign website
I signed the pledge because truth matters. It matters in order to preserve personal relationships. It matters for public officials who wish to be honest and truthful with their constituents so as to gain a reputation for honesty. I hope to preserve and promote my reputation for honesty, directness and truthfulness to my constituents.
John AgerBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 115 in 2020 North Carolina General Assembly Profile Twitter
The pursuit of truth is the source of quality public policy.
Jeffrey McNeelyNorth Carolina General Assembly, House Member Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 84 in 2020.
Because this reflects who I am as a person and as an elected official. The Truth really will set you free.
Catherine IngramOhio House of Representatives, Dist. 32 Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) won re-election in 2020 to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 32 Reelection Campaign website
David LelandPartner, Carpenter, Lipps & Leland, LLP Ohio House of Representatives, Dist. 22 Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) re-elected to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 22 in 2020.
Society LibraryFacebook LinkedIn Our Website
The Society Library is committed to the virtues of intellectual honesty, inclusion, and freedom out of our love for information and individuals, and in alignment with our interest to be of earnest service to humanity. The Pro Truth Pledge has articulated well the implied commitments of the Society Library and, therefore, we publicly take the pledge.
Tim RyanBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) re-elected to the U.S. House to represent Ohio 13th Congressional District in 2020 US House Member - Representing the 13th District of Ohio Twitter
Absent transparency, democracy cannot survive. I wholeheartedly embrace the fact that honesty and clarity are essential for civil and progressive public discourse.
#Truth2020Medium Twitter Website
Our goal is specifically to promote truth online for the 2020 elections in the United States. We want to encourage people to sign the Pro-Truth Pledge, and then encourage others to have constructive, respectful debates online.
FactmataFacebook LinkedIn Website
We signed the pledge because we believe in promoting a fair, unbiased debate online, where balance and quality in online content is rewarded and incentivised, and there are tools and technologies to aid critical thinking. Factmata is committed to helping the public understand the quality and credibility of what they are reading, to build a better quality media ecosystem.
Skeptical ScienceFacebook Twitter Skeptical Science website
Skeptical Science has been actively countering misinformation about climate change since 2007. Our values are matched by the values of the Pro-Truth Pledge - commitment to truth and facts, a skeptical, evidence-based approach to understanding the world, and a resolve to pro-actively educate the public and counter misinformation. But the problems facing climate change—misinformation and science denial—also face all facets of society. A well-functioning democracy requires a well-informed populace in order to function. So Skeptical Science as a community are taking the Pro-Truth Pledge to help draw attention to the importance of truth, facts, and science.
Joseph FarahWikipedia World Net Daily
It is time for the most basic code of ethics to return to the media.
Leigh AndrewsTwitter LinkedIn Blog
There is always a need for better accountability and ensuring we are not just rushing to publish.
BizcommunityFacebook LinkedIn Website
We believe in putting the truth and fairness first in our reporting.
Dean PhillipsUS Congress website Ballotpedia -Member US Congress from Minnesota - 3rd House District
Scott EdgingtonCassini Grand Finale: Capstone for Saturn Exploration LinkedIn The Planetary Society
Denise TeplerFacebook Maine House of Representatives - Member Bio
I took the pledge because our democracy depends on transparency and truth-telling. I believe in evidence, facts, and science. I believe in ethical and moral behavior.
Listen First ProjectFacebook Twitter Website
Our mission is to mend the frayed fabric of America by bridging divides through conversations that prioritize listening first to understand. This mission requires a shared understanding of and respect for truth. I am honored to support the Pro Truth Pledge as a necessary complement to the Listen First Pledge. #ListenFirst
Pearce GodwinFacebook Twitter Website
My mission is to mend the frayed fabric of America by bridging divides through conversations that prioritize listening first to understand. This mission requires a shared understanding of and respect for truth. I am honored to support the Pro Truth Pledge as a necessary complement to the Listen First Pledge.
Sherry Dorsey WalkerFacebook Delaware House of Representatives District #3 - Member Bio
Mike AmyxFacebook Ballotpedia - Member- the Kansas House of Representatives -District 45. Kansas Legislature - Member Profile
I am sick and tired of the mud-slinging and half-truths bantered about during campaigns. My entire political career has been predicated upon being open and honest with my constituency. I have no desire to change that now.
C.A. Dutch RuppersbergerFacebook Twitter U.S. House of Representatives - Member Bio
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge on behalf of BridgeUSA because our organization believes in the importance of constructive engagement between political opposites.
Lindsay SabadosaFacebook Massachusetts Legislature Profile Ballotpedia - Massachusetts State Representative for 1st Hampshire
The truth and facts matter.
Cherie Buckner-WebbIdaho State Legislature Member Bio
Stand Up RepublicFacebook Stand Up Republic
Stand Up Republic recognizes that truth is one of the central pillars of a functional democracy. A free and open society requires public discourse grounded in fact. Disinformation, especially when used to advance partisan political interests, threatens the very foundation of the democratic process. Stand Up Republic is proud to pledge its support for the essential idea of truth, and to encourage others to recognize its importance in both our politics and society.
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Dick MuriFacebook Linkedin Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) was a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing District 28-Position 1. He assumed office on July 3, 2013. He left office on January 14, 2019.
Telling the truth is always the best policy. As a retired USAF Lt Colonel aviator, honesty is the only policy.
Scott ClemWyoming Legislator - Member Profile
Shane SandridgeColorado House of Representatives - Member Profile
Fake news and misleading information is out of control in our country.
The digital magazine Leapsmag is committed to transparency, accuracy, and objectivity in its journalism.
Mat ErpeldingIdaho Legislature - Member Bio
Progressive ArmyFacebook | Progressive Army Twitter | Progressive Army Progressive Army
At Progressive Army, we strive to only publish truthful stories that can be backed up with evidence and facts. We check all submitted work to make sure that sources are provided where needed and the truth is published. In light of this, we believe that the Pro-Truth Pledge aligns with our current standards. In taking the pledge we are confirming our commitment to providing a platform for people to speak truth to power. We hope by signing, we may encourage others to also pursue the truth.
Debbie BoveeBallotpedia - Former Wyoming Legislator
Honesty is important in all kinds of dealings. As someone running for public office, I want people to know that I have integrity and can trust me.
Claire CelsiIowa Senate - Member Profile Twitter Ballotpedia - Member of the Iowa Senate- District 21
I signed the pledge because facts matter.
Julie Palakovich CarrBallotpedia - Member - Maryland House of Delegates - District 17 Twitter Maryland Legislature - Member Profile
As a scientist, I am well versed in the importance of evaluating a source of information and the need to cite your sources. These best practices do not just belong in academia--we all need to be practicing them in our professions and daily lives.
Ariana KellyMaryland House of Delegates District 16 - Member Bio
Marc KormanMD Delegate - District 16
Amy PerrusoFacebook Ballotpedia - Member - Hawaii State Representative for District 46 Hawaii Legislature - Member Profile
Joshua BoscheeFacebook Twitter
I signed the pledge because we need more honesty and civility in campaigns, policy making and governing.
Seth BerryFacebook Twitter Maine House Representative - District #55 - Member Bio
Truth matters. Voters deserve actual facts -- not attacks, allegations and innuendo. I challenge all who are running for office to join me and to sign this pledge also. We are running to make the world a better place for our kids, and it starts here with us.
Jim HandyFacebook Maine Legislature Member Profile
Honesty and integrity are essential to good government.
Janice CooperMaine Legislature Member Profile
I always am truthful and this provides a public declaration of my belief in the value of honesty.
Rob SandState Auditor of Iowa Twitter Ballotpedia
Like any case I pursued as a prosecutor, I base my actions as a candidate upon what the facts and evidence show. While we can have disagreements about what policies may be best, we must all first base our opinions upon the same facts.
Thomas A. StewartEncyclopedia.com profile Intellectual Capital: The new wealth of organization The Wealth of Knowledge
Zach WahlsIowa Legislature - Member Profile Twitter Ballotpedia - Member- Iowa State Senate Dist. 37
I take evidence-based policy seriously — and the same goes for my politics!
Kathy HoganNorth Dakota Legislature Member Profile
Brian WarrenBallotpedia - Judge of the 209th District Court of Harris County, Tx Harris County Criminal Court Judge
Amy MartinHouston Chronicle article Ballotpedia - Judge - Harris County District Court 263 Harris County Criminal Court Judge
Integrity should come first in our political process.
Madeleine DeanBallotpedia - Member - Pennsylvania 4th Congressional District in the U.S. House US Congress - Member Profile Hardball interview
I am signing the pro-truth pledge because we need to return a sense of transparency and truthfulness to Washington, D.C. and all levels of public service. We must stand up to all attempts to misguide others, and work to consistently be transparent in our own actions as public servants.
Mike RomanoWest Virginia Legislature Directory
I believe in the truth. Facts must be the basis of all critical decisions in a democracy. Without recognition of the facts, you have ignorance which breeds fear, and fear fosters hatred.
Michael AngelucciFacebook Ballotpedia - Member - West Virginia House of Delegates West Virginia House of Delegates - Member Profile
Joe WebsterPennsylvania Legislature - Member Profile Ballotpedia - Member - PA House of Representatives -District 150
I took this pledge because character and integrity matter personally and in public discourse. Democracy depends on knowledgeable citizens, and accountability.
Eric NelsonPA House of Representatives - Member bio
Katie MuthBallotpedia - Member-elect for the Pennsylvania State Senate to represent District 44 Pennsylvania State Senate - Member Profile Youtube - Katie Muth persists as lawmaker yells her down
Candace CrouseOhio First District Court of Appeals - Member Profile Ballotpedia - Judge for the Ohio First District Court of Appeals
stephen fischmannBallotpedia - New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner - District 5-elect LinkedIn
We cannot make good public policy unless we are all working with truthful information.
Day HochmanBallotpedia - Member - New Mexico House District 15 New Mexico Legislature - Member Profile
I believe that facts matter, and the very fabric of our society depends on access to information that is properly vetted and verified as true.
Marcia L. FudgeMy U.S. Congressional Website Twitter Wikipedia
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because there is no integrity in government without truth, and decisions should be guided by accurate data and facts.
Tina MaharathOhio Legislature - Senator District 3 LinkedIn After Official Ballot Count, Central Ohio Democrat Scores Upset In State Senate
I’m here to be the spoken voice for the unspoken
Beto O’RourkeWebsite Facebook Watch me sign the pledge
I pledge to share, honor and encourage truth!
Eldon TaylorFacebook LinkedIn Eldon Taylor
Nothing is more important in our divided society today than truth.
Columbus Free PressWebsite
Fugitive WatchFacebook LinkedIn Website
We want to reassure our supporters and the general public that we will only publish vetting articles and cite our sources. We will never publish Fake News.
Brad BlantonFacebook LinkedIn Website
I am the author of the best selling book Radical Honesty and 6 other books about being honest with each other is our only hope.
This is RenoFacebook LinkedIn Thisisreno.com
As the independent publisher of ThisisReno.com, we strive to be accurate, fair and honest. We also try to refrain from being salacious in our tone and to present facts as clearly and readily as they are made available. We strive to immediately correct errors of fact, and if there are disagreements about context, we frequently explore new story angles.
Media Bias Fact CheckFacebook Twitter Website
Media Bias Fact Check strives to be evidence based and to present facts without bias.
Michael ShermerFacebook Twitter Website
Dr. Michael Shermer is the Publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He is the author of The Moral Arc, The Believing Brain, Why People Believe Weird Things, Why Darwin Matters, The Mind of the Market, How We Believe, and The Science of Good and Evil. His next book is Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for Immortality, the Afterlife, and Utopia. His two TED talks, viewed nearly 8 million times, were voted in the top 100 of the more than 2000 TED talks.
Rick ShenkmanFacebook Website
Rick Shenkman is the editor of the History News Network. His newest book is Political Animals: How Our Stone Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics.
N. J. EnfieldMy website
I am Head of the University of Sydney Post-Truth Initiative. This Sydney Research Excellence Initiative examines fake news, alternative facts, lies, bullshit, and propaganda, with the aim to understand them, and to advise on how the truth might survive in this climate.
Vanessa OteroAll Generalizations are false.
Nick FortineFacebook Twitter Linked in
Every hour of every day, high quality journalism is happening in newsrooms throughout the world, including right here in Columbus and Ohio. Stories are being produced that are informative, educational, thought-provoking, poignant and 100 percent factual. In other words, news. Not real news, just news. Let’s not get lured into a victim’s narrative that says there’s nothing we can do about fake news and let’s not use fake news as a crutch for defending our opinions rather than doing the hard work of verifying and justifying the arguments we’re making and the information we’re putting forth as factual.
Stephan LewandowskyTwitter Website
I am a cognitive scientist with an interest in computational modeling. That is, I try to understand how the mind works by writing computer simulations of our memory and decision-making processes. Recently, I have become interested in how people update their memories if things they believe turn out to be false. This has led me to examine the persistence of misinformation in society, and how myths and misinformation can spread. I have become particularly interested in the variables that determine whether or not people accept scientific evidence, for example surrounding vaccinations or climate science. http://www.bris.ac.uk/expsych/people/stephan-lewandowsky/index.html More biographical detail including a list of all my scholarly publications can be found on my academic homepage at www.cogsciWA.com. I also blog at http://www.shapingtomorrowsworld.org/ on matters relating to climate change and global challenges. (On Twitter I am @STWorg).
Andrew CopsonHumanists UK
I have a book coming out in February which will make the case for truth and reason – it’s called Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Dan BarkerFreedom from Religion Foundation
Ethan BearmanTwitter Personal Website Radio website
Radio interview where Ethan Bearman takes the pledge https://www.spreaker.com/user/gleb_tsipursky/anti-lying-pledge
Pat LynchWomen's Online Media & Education Network
As a full-time political activist advocating science education against stiff and overwhelming opposition at every level of government, I have often demanded that we have some way to hold politicians accountable for the factless falsehoods and bigotry and lack of integrity, morality, or decency that some of them commonly espouse.
I support the pro-truth pledge because, as a humanist, I firmly believe that human nature is fundamentally oriented towards reason and rationality; and that the primary thing that stands between the present political climate and productive discourse is a lack of accountability to the truth. A perverse evolution of political incentives has pushed our elected officials away from reliance on facts and science; and if we can counteract or reverse those incentives, our disagreements can once more become productive. Truth should supersede partisanship, ideology, and bias; and no politician unwilling to pledge allegiance to truth is unfit to serve in elected government.
John B. Wells
The lifeblood of my program to which my name is attached and therefore all who I call and who call me, friend, those who trust me to be honest with them, and most importantly in the Earthly realm, my family rely on truthfulness in what I do. And of supreme importance, God is watching. And listening.
Tomas Angulo mendozaFacebook LinkedIn My website
Es simple ¨ La verdad nos hace libres ¨ ¨ La verdad es lo contrario al engaño ¨La verdad se corrompe tanto con la mentira como con el silencio ¨ Por tal razón es necesario defenderla, respaldarla y promoverla.
Esra ArslanLinkedIn Twitter
I would like to take the responsibility of being a member of human beings who harm nature and to fulfill my duties as one of the helpers.
Meredith Lawson-RoweLawsonRowe4Reynoldsburg Meredith Lawson-Rowe Reynoldsburg (OH) City Council Member for Ward 4
I signed the pledge because authentic, truthful and transparent representation matters 100%
We consider it important to be able to provide correct information, whatever it may be about. In this way, we hope to assure our listeners that we are doing our best to counter misleading information. We believe it is important to try to counteract the flood of fake news, conspiracy theories and other waffle that so easily floods the internet.
Timothy CoonCity Manager - Meriden, Ct.
Russell KnightFacebook LinkedIn Chicago Divorce Attorney
The truth is our only light in a world of confusion
Frankie GrahamFacebook LinkedIn Frankie Graham, Jr. Foundation
I sign the pledge because it is something easy to do. I am not arrogant person and find it easy to be corrected if wrong, however, I normally check facts well while earning my Masters Degree in International Relations - Conflict Resolution.
350 Butte CountyFacebook Twitter 350 Butte County Website
We are climate crisis solutions all-volunteer community activists in a county devastated by 4 climate-accelerated disasters in less than 3 years, and we only speak climate science verifiable truths. 2107 Oroville Dam Collapse sent 188,000 people fleeing for their lives with less than 2 hours warning. 2018 Camp firestorms killed at least 86 people from not only Paradise but all surrounding communities: Pulga, Concow, Magalia, Butte Creek, Yankee Hill - and more. 2020 Bear firestorms killed another 24 and counting. 2020 North Complex/WestZone fires - while ALL our incumbents at state and federal level deny climate science truths. If they all had the courage to co-create the new world of shared truth, we could together solve all our problems in cooperation.
Jim HensonBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the California State Assembly to represent District 3. He lost in 2020. Campaign website Facebook
Dreama CaldwellFacebook - ran for Alamance County (NC) Commissioner. She lost in 2020.
I believe our constituents deserve transparency and honesty.
Gail YoungBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 83. She lost in 2020. Campaign website Facebook
Tricia ShieldsBallotpedia - Democratic Party) ran for judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. She is lost in 2020.
James McILROYBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 2. Mcilroy lost in the Republican primary on May 8, 2018.
Because, having been an Officer in the United States Air Force, that Oath of Office never expires. And I do not and Will Not tolerate people that Lie.
Thomas O' DiamBallotpedia - s a judge for the Greene County Court of Common Pleas Probate Division in Xenia, Ohio. Greene County Probate Court Website
Addison Perry-FranksFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 83. She lost in 2020
I believe in getting to the truth, and Truth shall be told, By me and/or will be found by me and released. Truth Always.
Steven SalanderFacebook Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 46. He lost in 2020.
I believe in truth I over lies. The people deserve to hear the truth always. We have had enough of the lies and deception.
Bob FroehlichThinking Clearly Radio Show Thinking Clearly Radio Show (KMUD) and Podcast
Our present information environment has become heavily polluted and antithetical to genuine truth-seeking. It has become crucial that we all take responsibility for vetting information, challenging misinformation and learning and practicing the critical thinking skills that it takes to do that.
Robert RoseFacebook LinkedIn Website - Raw Travel TV
I signed the pledge because I believe that truth and transparency are basic fundamental building blocks to cooperation, progress and reconciliation. During my travels I have seen too many history and horrific results of the alternative. We need to learn from history so as not to repeat these horrific mistakes and live up to our full potential.
Guy MeilleurBallotpedia - (Libertarian Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 41. He lost in 2020. Campaign website
Learning Seeds, Inc. a Social Benefit companyLinkedIn LearningSeeds.com
The focus of our company is to help find opportunity for growth in moments of difficult behavior by children. We often support children with autism. To truly support our students we must constantly fact check information, be sure we are accurately portraying school policies, best practices, current knowledge on vaccines and many other areas where science and research support us. We also believe that solutions are usually not simple. To make progress we must move our communities away from team thinking where we throw away all the insights and inputs from those outside our team and instead aggregate the best ideas of all stakeholders to really make progress that will benefit children. The pro-truth pledge provides us a structure for making sure we fact check the information in our personal and professional lives.
Carolyn GomaaBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 15. She lost in 2020. Facebook
The reason i signed is i am here for the people not for money and the people deserve to know what is the truth . I have no desire to not speak the truth. i want to know what the people need and what i can do to make a difference . Carolyn Gomaa Canidate for N.C. House district 15
Hollie LemkinFacebook LinkedIn Lemkin Law Website
Experienced family law attorney Hollie A. Lemkin can help you – at the Law Offices of Hollie A. Lemkin in Costa Mesa, serving clients throughout Orange County during her almost 18 years as a lawyer.
Adrian TraversFacebook Ballotpedia - (Libertarian Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 11. He lost in 2020.
As a born-again, Spirit-filled Christian, integrity of character is priceless. If your word worth anything, then there is no ability to trust said individual.
Brian ThompsonCampaign Website Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 21-Position 1. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge to promote truth seeking and sharing, calling officials to evaluate both sides of each issue. There are too many instances where policy makers claim to be following the science, but do not acknowledge or accept other scientific views.
Jose MiceliWebsite Fort Lauderdale Bankruptcy Lawyer Plantation Bankruptcy Lawyer
Miceli Law, P.A. strongly supports accountability and the truth.
Law Offices of Randolph RiceFacebook LinkedIn Baltimore Car Accident Lawyer
I believe in the cause.
Martin OakesCampaign website - for NC Dept of Transportation Bd, Div. 12
The truth is important, otherwise how will people know what is happening.
Duskin LassiterBallotpedia - r (Democratic Party) is ran for election to the North Carolina State Senate to represent District 29. He lost in 2020. Campaign website
Daniel LockwoodBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent North Carolina\'s 4th Congressional District. He lost in the primary.
Ricky ChampionCampaign website - for District Court Judge to fill the vacancy left in Judicial District 15A Seat 3 (NC)
I believe we all should honor those who tell the truth and commit ourselves to tell the truth.
Brandon McClainFacebook LinkedIn Montgomery County (OH) Recorder Brandon McClain
To paraphrase Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. When truth is not prioritized, democracy is stifled. The truth matters and it must be wholeheartedly embraced to ensure genuine progress is achieved.
Jon BlakeBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 42. He lost in 2020.
Linda BennettVote USA Profile Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 26. she lost in 2020. Facebook
Elected officials must use facts and science to make informed choices.
John StaffordBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 37-Position 1. He lost in 2020.
I have a commitment to comporting myself in an ethical manner and I value my integrity above all things.
Jeromey SimsCampaign website - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 91. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because we need policymakers to based their decisions on truth, rather than political advantage or selective truths.
Tim J HickeyBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 48-Position 2. He lost in 2020. LInkedin
I signed the pledge because there is too much hysteria and falsities in our news and on line. We must all make the change together.
Kevin WilsonBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wyoming House of Representatives to represent District 54. He lost in 2020.
Tim ChesnutBallopedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wyoming House of Representatives to represent District 46. He lost in 2020. Facebook
Jacquelyn Rose RomandoFacebook - for Wisconsin State Assembly, Dist. 32
Leading with Truth
Richard PulcherBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 87. He lost in 2020. WisconsinVote.org
Olympic Peninsula DemocratsFacebook Twitter Olympic Peninsula Democrats
We signed the pledge to help establish trust with users and demonstrate the importance of truth, honesty and facts in political and all other realms of life that feed Democracy.
Philmund LeeBallotpedia - ran for election to the Honolulu City Council to represent District 5 in Hawaii. Lee lost in the primary election on August 8, 2020 Linkedin
Jim VathauerFacebook - ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 64. He lost in 2020. Twitter
As someone who ran office, I feel the pledge was key to earning the trust and respect of voters. I ran a campaign that upheld the pledge. I hope it will provide more understanding, compassion, and less fear in these troubled times.
Felicia CowdenCounty of Kauai Council Member Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Felicia Cowden Facebook
John MillerFacebook - (Republican Party) is running for election to the Hawaii State Senate to represent District 22. He lost in 2020. Linkedin
My campaign was based on Truth, Transparency, and accountability. I believe this pledge affirms these three principles.
Bryher HerakBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 75. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because I want all elected officials to be responsible and accountable for their statements, decisions, and positions. Without truthful information, voters cannot make informed decisions.
Bruce GrubbsBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for re-election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 68. He lost in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020. Wikipedia
James Swim(Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 106. He lost in 2020.
Laura CarderBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 3-Position 1. She lost in2020. VoteSmart.org
Björn JohnsonFacebook - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives to represent District 4. He lost in 2020. Twitter Instagram
I signed up because I believe in facts first and data-driven decision making.
Gregory CollFacebook - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland Congressional District 8. He lost in 2020. LinkedIn Twitter
I signed the pro-truth pledge because I want to bring the truth to Washington and it is the main reason that I ran for Maryland Congressional District 8.
Mark PringleBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 13. He lost in 2020.
Paul RomeroWebsite Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. Senate to represent Oregon. He lost in the Republican primary on May 19, 2020.
Not only will I sign that pledge, I am living it. Rest assured, I am not a traditional stereotypical politician. I am a true grassroots candidate with the innate ability to relate to a broad section of our population. I have stepped up to the challenge not for money or fame, but to help the people of the State of Oregon, and all Americans. I support the full exposure of backroom double dealings and real public accountability. My clean life record makes me pretty dangerous to many people in Congress. I am a patriot who exercises kindness and empathy while being fierce and convicted in the protection of life, liberty, and freedom.
Robert HerrickFacebook - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 89. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge to inform voters that they can trust me. I will truthfully share information about myself and others.
Mike JamesBallotpedia - (independent) ran for election to the Florida State Senate to represent District 15. He lost in 2020.
Todd RowleyFacebook - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Pennsylvania 13th Congressional District. He lost in 2020.
I signed the Pro Truth Pledge as my responsibility and obligation in seeking elected office as part of earning the trust and support of fellow citizens who demand and deserve civility, decency, honesty and integrity from our elected leaders and representatives. My commitment is to have courage to speak truth to power and never use rhetoric of fear, untruths and disinformation, or hate to divides us as Americans.
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John McDivittBallotpedia - (Libertarian Party) ran for election to the New Mexico State Senate to represent District 19. He lost in 2020.
Evan LemoineFacebook Campaign Site -(Democratic Party) ran for election to the Rhode Island State Senate to represent District 1.
I signed the pledge because our democracy depends on the truth to create sound public policies.
Vinny GebhartFacebook LinkedIn Campaign Website - elected to Warwick (RI) City Council in 2020
I signed the pledge because we each have a responsibility to uphold, share, and lead with truth and integrity. In this age of misinformation (both intentional and otherwise) it is on us to do our due diligence, verify our sources, celebrate those who spread truth, acknowledge our mistakes, and accept truth even if it is inconvenient to our positions.
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There is always room for better accountability.
Jeff CasonFacebook Twitter Campaign Website - (Republican Party) is running for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 92. He is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Then you will know the truth, and the truth shall set you free. Truth is more than just a pledge for me - it goes to the very core of my faith. As a candidate running for office, I understand personally the effects that dishonesty by past politicians have had on my community. Our leaders are not elected for their own benefit, but to benefit the citizens they represent. Unfortunately, too often our elected officials forget this fact. They fall into the trap of believing that small lies do not matter. They do. They add up and they hurt our communities. I am taking this pledge to assure those whom I seek to represent that I will always be forthcoming and truthful as their representative. It is a responsibility that will be entrusted to me by our community and a command given to me by God.
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Personal responsibility is a key dimension of media literacy education.
Kevin KieschnickBallotpedia - (Republican Party) is the Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector in Texas. He won re-election in 2020. Nueces County Tax Assessor-Collector Office
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I HOPE that it will show visible proof in media areas where people may NOT know me personally, but will KNOW that I believe in science, the truth, humanity and that the TRUTH is not a continuum
Cecil SilvaBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 22. He lost in 2020.
Sarah Rich-JacksonBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 25. She lost in 2020. Facebook
Claudia RisnerBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the New Mexico State Senate to represent District 19. She lost in 2020.
Deb SilversBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) is ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 40. She lost in 2020.
I believe in the USA Democracy and the Constitution set by the founding fathers. To honor and behold the responsibilities to the WI legislation.
Marilyn AlcornFacebook Ballotready - ran for Grant County (NM) Commission. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because this should be the expectation for all elected or appointed public officials and all media sources including “social media platforms!”
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As a personal injury law firm, it is very important for us to uphold the truth as we fight for victims of abuse, neglect, and injustice.
Linda CalhounBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 42. She lost in 2020.
Sean HanleyBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives to represent District 89. He lost in 2020.
I was taught that in everything it is our responsibility to use our intelligence to fact check the candidate, issue, or law and apply that knowledge to our hearts and then use our conscience to make our decisions.
Karen KoenigBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives to represent District 54. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because I feel that the truth is vitally important!
Clayton TuckerBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas State Senate to represent District 24. He lost in 2020.
Luis LaRottaLinkedIn - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 148. He lost in 2020.
Public service represents the highest form of duty a citizen can undertake to serve their community. These positions are of extreme confidence which office holders must faithfully perform with the utmost integrity. Candidates and office holders alike must remember that honesty and transparency are the values that will keep their constituents engaged and supportive and I pledge to treat any public office I may hold with the honor and respect it deserves.
Dreama CaldwellFacebook - for Alamance County (NC) Commissioner
Speaking and sharing the truth is important. Transparency, honest and integrity are the qualities that I want to be known for.
Michael AbsherBallotpedia - is an at-large representative on the Henderson County Schools school board in North Carolina. Henderson County Board of Education
Natalie ClineBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent West Virginia 1st Congressional District. She lost in 2020.
I myself am tired of politicians and select media organizations purposefully providing misinformation and striving to divide our public discourse. I am taking this pledge as a symbol of what I stand for and believe in.
W. Todd LonganacreBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 42. He lost in 2020.
Some politicians will lie, cheat, still and maybe even kill to win. I am not that individual.
John CheckFacebook Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 25. He lost in 2020.
I am a truth teller.
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I believe that public discourse is a foundation of democracy, and public discourse must be built on truth to be a meaningful contribution to our discussions about how to solve the complex problems facing our communities. Our challenges are nuanced, complex, and interwoven- they require an engaged citizenry, leaders who are listeners, and thoughtful, truthful discussion if we want to reach real solutions. I am committed to bringing honest ideas and thoughtful listening to the conversation.
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We care about the truth.
Madeline EdenLinkedIn - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 17. She lost in 2020.
The truth matters.
Sam EdneyBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 113. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because we need to return decency to our politics, and that starts with a commitment to truth. We have seen the damage misinformation and lying to the public can create just looking at this pandemic. But even before then, misinformation put people on the streets, took food off their tables, and shuttered schools and businesses. A commitment to truth is one of the first responsibilities any public officials can take. I pledge to be honest with my constituents because they deserve to know the truth from their representative.
Martin ShuppFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 3. He lost in 2020.
While some may not like what they hear, being truthful about life and issues concerning our country, community, and environment, only makes the future planning and development of our society easier. It is smart.
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Frederick MerryFacebook - for Cabarrus County (NC) School Board
Because truth has to be told.
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Wally WhiteFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina State Senate to represent District 30. He lost in 2020.
I signed this pledge because the truth has become a suggestion by too many. When elected officials and journalists speak, the public should be able to trust that the statements are true. Everyone should always do their own research, but we should at least start with the expectation that we are not being lied to or being given opinions as though they are facts.
Shannon BrayFacebook LinkedIn - (Libertarian Party) ran for election to the U.S. Senate to represent North Carolina. He lost in 2020.
The lies that we have had to deal with over the past four years has been devastating to a unified nation. It is critical that our representatives tell us the truth; they must avoid conflict between who they represent and special interests; they must be transparent.
Frank PoloBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Florida\'s 27th Congressional District. He lost as a write-in in 2020.
I signed the pro-truth pledge because, as many of you, I am sick and tire of corrupt politicians, judges, and public servants in general that have not honesty whatsoever and abused the power given by the people. As a public servant, I want to make a difference and commit to truth, honesty and hard work for our people.
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The amount of misinformation spread on social media and outright lies by our President are toxic to an informed society. The truth backed up by fact is important to promote.
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Pat LedbetterBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 68. She lost in 2020.
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because I am convinced that the lies and misinformation currently circulating in our society are degrading our character and damaging our democracy. As lies are revealed, t faith in government and other institutions is eroded. Trust is absolutely necessary for the cohesion of any social order, and that trust is destroyed by dishonesty.
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Rebecca VillegasDistrict 7 Council Member, Hawaii County
I’m tired of being told that is politics as a disclaimer or justification for the deceitful, unethical and self serving agendas of elected officials who are supposed to be public servants.
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I signed the pledge because, at our firm, Koenig & Owen, LLC., we believe the truth must always prevail.
Carly CoburnFacebook Instagram Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 16-Position 2. She lost in 2020.
I believe that the truth is something that will set us free. It is most important for candidate and politicians to pledge. We should be willing to be truthful with our constituents and the public, otherwise, why are we running at all? My pledge is to always be open, honest, and truthful to the constituents of the 16th Legislative District as well as the residents of Washington.
Rick AshbyFacebook Twitter Campaign Website -ran for election to the Florida State Senate to represent District 9.
Science facts and truth are the tools we must use to create effective and fair public policy.
Luther DoweFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 29.
Honesty and Integrity are part of my core values.
Lloyd DabbsLinkedIn - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 52. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because truth matters and is currently under attack in my country. We will fight disinformation with facts, data, science, and a pledge to always do our best to relay accurate information to the general public. It is our obligation as public servants to do so.
Susan Kufdakis RiveraBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 86. Kufdakis Rivera lost in 2020.
I am a believer of honest public advocacy and well founded research. People need to trust their state and local government.
Brandy ChambersCampaign website Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) is running for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 112. She is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Charlie LynchBallotpedia - ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 78.
Eddie MoralesFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) is running for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 74. He is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020. Campaign website
Kathryn LewandowskyBallotpedia - (Progressive Party of Washington State ran for election to the Washington State Senate to represent District 39. Lewandowsky lost in November 3, 2020. I voter guide profile Skagit County Democrats
Sugar Ray AshBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 89. He lost in 2020
David WoodsonBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 32. He lost in 2020.
I want the truth to be told.
Jim WalshBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Illinois House of Representatives to represent District 62. He lost in 2020 Facebook
Debbi FintakFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 16. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because there are too many lies being spread in the name of politics and campaigns. My future constituents need to know that I am honest, and truthful and wish to serve them in good faith based on real researched data.
Ericka L. McKnightFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 68. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because we need to be more transparent and accountable when representing our constituents. Trust was one of the main reasons why they voted for us. We need to research any and all policies before we vote to ensure it is in favor of the people. In addition to governing with a sense of pride on behalf of our constituents. If you do not stand for something, you will stand for anything.
JJ WandlerFacebook Ballotpedia - (independent) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 7-Position 2. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because honesty and integrity are important in politics.
Mark CurranBallotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. Senate to represent Illinois. He lost in 2020.
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John BetancourtBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Texas State Board of Education to represent District 15. He lost in 2020.
Criste GreeningBallotpedia - - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 72. She lost in 2020
I signed the pledge because my whole purpose for running for State Government is to bring back honest representation to our district through ethical behavior and integrity of character. It is time for true representation, respectful interactions, and basic civility return to Wisconsin politics. I believe in transparent government and honest, open representation for the citizens of this great state.
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Alan DeYoungFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 83. He lost in2020.
I signed the pledge because I believe in transparency. If we are told the truth, even if it is bad, we have a sense of collaboration. Even if we cannot change the outcome, we feel that it is a part of us. Providing truth over anything else can help us to see past two sided politics and made educated, informed decisions for ourselves.
Michelle BryantCampaign website - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Senate to represent District 6.
I signed the pledge because it is in line with the way I live my life and engage others. Fair and balanced relationships, decisions and policies require access to all the information. I trust that people will make good decisions when presented with a full and honest set of facts and data.
Rob SlamkaBallotpedia -(Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 78. Campaign website
I spent three and a half years walking through the capital in our state of Wisconsin asking for someone to assist me as an individual in protecting the rights which were being abused by my labor organization SMART Local 18. I substantiated claims of illegal organizing, illegal use of healthcare trust funds and in illegal expulsion of myself for understanding the truth about how they operated. No one cared. The reason for this was that that particular organization was tied into a much larger group. A group of 17 building trades organizations of the Wisconsin AFL CIO. For politicians it would mean that I was rocking not just their money boat but their voter boat. My situation is well documented but not well known. I was immediately set to discredit by the organization for obvious reasons. I guarantee you that this occurs time and time again and those who suffer under it are actually made to shame for asking for justice. It is time someone does something about this! Thank you
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Rynette Ipo KeenFacebook Ballotpedia - (Aloha Aina Party) ran for election to the Hawaii State Senate to represent District 5. She lost in 2020.
My name is Rynette Ipo Keen, I am a member of the Aloha Aina Party in HI. I took this pledge because Accountability and Transparency are a part of our founding pillars. Our citizenry deserves elected officials that will tell them the truth and will use factual and empirically test results.
Adam MurphyFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia -(Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Senate to represent District 28. He lost in 2020.
I am running for office for the first time - Wisconsin State Senate - and I am doing so, in part because of the vast dishonesty and power grabs I see from politicians in Madison (and D.C.). Many of the 12 points of the Truth Pledge are things I strongly believe in and practice already. Part of the theme of my campaign is, What if I am wrong?I do not think politicians do enough checking of their own facts and beliefs. My goal is to provide solid facts, statistics, analysis and logic.
Carl BeachFacebook Twitter Campaign Website - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent the Wyoming At-Large Congressional District.
I began my campaign on values: liberty, community, awareness, equality, and reason. Now more than ever, reason stands out as a value that our leaders and representatives must rely on. I have taken the Pro-Truth Pledge because I believe sound decisions are made by weighing out facts, data, and evidence from multiple sources.
Kerry TraskBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 25. He lost in 2020. Wikipedia Biography Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts & Letters
Jacob MalinowskiFacebook Twitter Campaign Website - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 82.
Keith SmithBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 32-Position 1. Seattle Times article
Zach StoverFacebook Twitch Ballotpedia - (unaffiliated) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 31-Position 1.
I pledge to being truthful, transparent and accessible. I strive to increase the level of accountability that is expected from politicians. I am committed to presenting, preserving, and protecting the truth.
Mason BeckerFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 33. He lost in 2020
I believe we need to fight back against coordinated disinformation in our state and our country. The truth matters.
Brian GilesBallotpedia -(Democrat) ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 69. He lost in 2020.
Chuck HarshFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the Wisconsin State Assembly to represent District 41. He lost in the Republican primary in 2020.
I value honesty and transparency, as well as personal integrity
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Kim WebbBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 97. She lost in 2020. Facebook
Jonny MeadeFacebook Twitter Campaign Website - (Socialist Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 22-Position 1.
I believe that the truth matters, and that campaigns should share data and information based 100% in unbiased facts. Taking the pledge means my campaign stands for honesty and integrity.
Wendy Ella MayFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia - Candidate for Johnston County NC Board of County Commissioners. She lost in 2020.
Truth in Government is the only way to return our government to the people.
Jacquelin WellsBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Wyoming House of Representatives to represent District 15. She lost in 2020
I feel I am a person of integrity and want to show my commitment to the truth.
Lars LoneBallotpedia - ran for election to the Wyoming House of Representatives to represent District 10.
Jennifer BurnsFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the Wyoming House of Representatives to represent District 10. She lost in the Republican primary in 2020.
Nurses are known as the most ethical and honest professionals. I will carry my training into my elected office. I will not spread, hearsay, half-truths or negative opinions not based in fact.
Ann Marie DanimusFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia - (independent) ran for election to the Washington State Senate to represent District 4. She lost in the primary in 2020.
It is the ethical and honest way to represent yourself.
Claus JoensFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 39-Position 1. He lost in 2020.
It is the right thing to do
Yumi KawanoFacebook Volcano Friends for the Truth and Peace Campaign website - ran for Hawaii County Mayor. She lost in 2020.
I started a gathering called Volcano Friends for Truth & Peace, a Quaker Silent Worship group. Truth must come Forward before true peace.
Larry StanleyFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia - (The Alliance Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 8-Position 2. He lost in 2020.
It is sad that there has to be a pledge to hold our leaders committed to truth. What scares me at night is that our politics so often completely ignores facts and science. Some how we must hold our leaders accountable and move our society as a whole towards standing on the truth and willing to hear the truth and letting others tell their truth.
Dr. Cairo D'AlmeidaFacebook - (Democratic Party) ran for election for Governor of Washington. He lost in the primary of 2020. Linkedin Twitter
I took the pledge because I want to show the crooked politicians causing so much harm to this nation that an individual can do the right thing for The People without seeking to profit from it. I also pledge to blow the whistle on each and everyone of them that fall short of serving The People as they were sworn to.
Anthony WeltiLinkedIn Campaign website - (Libertarian Party) ran for election for Washington Commissioner of Insurance. He lost in 2020.
Accountability and Transparency are key for me and I believe elected officials should work always towards the truth. I believe asking people to sign this pledge will ensure that we have better dialogue in politics which will lead to a more peaceful society. I believe fraud needs to be banished from government and as a libertarian party member I sign a pledge to that effect annually.
Brett BordenFacebook Ballotpedia - (Libertarian Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 9-Position 1. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because I value integrity, fair-mindedness, and the placing of truth and philosophical consistency above immediate political gain.
Dr. Phil BlackFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 69 Campaign website
I believe in science over ideology, on data over rumor, on fact-based discussions over yelling
Travis GyldstrandBallotpedia - (Aloha Aina Party) ran for election to the Hawaii House of Representatives to represent District 10. He lost in 2020.
I decided to take the pledge because I firmly believe in accountability and truth.
J Kahala ChrupalykFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia - (Aloha Aina Party) ran for election to the Hawaii House of Representatives to represent District 9. She lost in 2020.
The world has been living on lies for a very long time and those lies are now reaping the destruction that was sowed through past choices. Today, after successfully breaking the chains of destruction in my own family, I am running for office to continue to push the truth
Calvin GriffinBallotpedia - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent HI1st Congressional District.
Joshua LuttrellFacebook Luttrell ran Shawnee County (KA) District Attorney, He lost in 2020.
With so much misinformation being spread, I think it is vital that we commit to seeking truth and speaking factually. Our ideas should stand on their own and if they are not supported by evidence. it is our duty to reevaluate our positions and world view. An evidence based approach to our addressing problems is the most effective means for finding workable and meaningful solutions.
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I am committed to transparency and believe that the ability of the public to trust in their elected officials is of the utmost importance.
Adam DudziakFacebook -ran for election to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 61. He lost in 2020. Twitter Instagram
We must hold our public figures accountable to truth, science, and not sharing lies.
Scott McMullenFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 10-Position 1. He lost in the primary in 2020.
Marcey GregoryBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 85. She lost in 2020.
Taylor ZimmermannBallotpedia - (Progressive Party of Washington State) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 10-Position 2.
Caren RuggFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 59. She lost in 2020.
Truth matters. Period.
Willie RussellWashington State Public Disclosure Commission - candidate disclosure Ballotpedia - (unaffiliated) ran for election to the Washington House of Representatives to represent District 21-Position 2.
Don Hewett5th Republican enters race for Heck’s 10th Congressional District seat Twitter Campaign Website - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Washington\'s 10th Congressional District.
I take this pledge because I believe that integrity is one of the most fundamental requirements for any public official.
Sherri GroganFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 38. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because being fact-based is the best way to obtain public buy-in and make decisions. Lies and deceit perpetuate divisiveness. I will lead by example and be truthful.
Edward HackerottBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 82. He lost in 2020.
Misinformation is rampant and intentional, it is also a historical negative in every instance.
Rick LewisFacebook LinkedIn Campaign Website - (independent) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Washington\'s 7th Congressional District.
If someone sees themselves as a person who tries their best to speak truth, they would obviously take the pledge. If someone sees themselves as a person who is fine distorting the truth to accomplish their goals, they would obviously take the pledge. I am really curious about the person who will not take the pledge. The honest liar, that is a person I would love to meet.
Kris SpanjianFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 40. She lost in 2020.
Constituents need to know they can trust me. The truth I speak may not always please them but they will know it comes from my heart.
Corey BaileyFacebook Twitter Campaign Website - (independent) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Washington\'s 8th Congressional District.
The media has gone overboard with Fake News to further their agenda and incite anger!
Matthew HeinesFacebook Vote4heines Matthew D. Heines on Linkedin Campaign website - (unaffiliated) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Washington 1st Congressional District.
I am running for the United States House of Representatives as an Independent in the 2020 election. I am running because there is no truth at all in how our government works, what it does and who it really represents. One thing I am going to push for is every member of Congress weighing in any issue concerning a policy or company must disclose their history of campaign contributions from donors concerned about this issue or its outcome during questioning.
I am Chris Armitage, candidate for Congress in Eastern Washington 5th Congressional District. I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because honesty, integrity, and truth matters in our political system. I am proud to join other public officials in signing the ProTruthPledge and I will continue to protect the truth and fight lies and misinformation. To learn more about my campaign, follow us on social media @Armitage2020WA.
Steven CrumFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia -(Democratic Party) ran for election to the Kansas House of Representatives to represent District 98. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because honesty is the only true way to learn the views of a candidate on issues that affect the people. The people of a community are bombarded with so many hateful lies against a candidate, paid for by groups with well-financed agendas, that they can hardly see the truth. In addition to candidates, elected officials, and individuals taking this pledge, I challenge all PACs, Unions, and Special Interest Groups to stand up and proclaim their pledge to the truth as well.
I signed the pledge because we need more leaders who interact with all the people they serve and are willing to have honest dialog with them. We need to improve trust in government and it begins with being honest and truthful. People who are public servants not party servants.
John ForemanCampaign Website Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 52. He lost in 2020. Facebook
I agree that lies and half-truths have become not only a political ploy- but intentional strategy for many.
Steven PenhallBallotpedia - (Libertarian Party) ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 31. He lost in 2020. Linkedin
Ranota BanksBallotpedia - Libertarian Party) ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 15. She lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because without truth, the process is an utter failure.
Paul KinzelmanBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 8. He lost in 2020.
Should be a no-brainer for everybody to sign.
Simon AbelaBallotpedia - (Republican) ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives to represent District 53. He lost in 2020.
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Workplace Rights Law Group fully supports all efforts to promote truth and transparency.
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Zach HudsonBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) is running for election to the Oregon House of Representatives to represent District 49. He is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Kai BrostBallotpedia - ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives to represent District 54. He lost in the Democratic primary on June 2, 2020.
I signed this pledge because not being true and not telling the truth Is a deeply rooted American problem of society and culture & no American should have ever become accustomed to it !!!
Jonathan PerazzoMiami Personal Injury Lawyer
I signed because I wish to leave this world better than I inherited it.
Bobby AgagninaFacebook - candidate for the Orange County, Florida, Soil and Water Supervisor District 1 LinkedIn
Bibi BerryFacebook LinkedIn Campaign website
I signed the pledge because in my personal life and my professional position as an appointed judge running to retain my seat in Montgomery County, Maryland, my integrity is everything. I want to encourage everyone to hold on to it, no matter what.
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I am attorney Michael Ehline and am president of the firm. We signed the pledge because we believe in transparency and honesty. After dealing with Fortune 500 Companies, who make it hard for victims to get redress, we believe that the light of truth will shame big business to do the right thing!
Denise Paul HatchBallotpedia - ran for election to the Indiana House of Representatives to represent District 96. She lost in the Democratic primary on June 2, 2020.
Nancy Day-AchauerFacebook LinkedIn Campaign website - FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE OHIO HOUSE DISTRICT 23
I signed the pledge because Ohioans deserve elected officials who stand up for truth.
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Xavier OglesbyBallotpedia - (Democrat) ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 29. He lost in 2020. Facebook
Chris ChyungFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives to represent District 15. Chyung lost in the general election on November 3, 2020.
Science and data matter!
Valerie Ramirez MukherjeeFacebook Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for U.S. House ,Illinois 10th Congressional District. She lost in 2020.
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Disinformation is a danger to our present and an even greater danger to our future. We must do what we may to stop it from harming us.
Ryan MoralesFacebook LinkedIn Campaign Site - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 32.
I fight for an end to corruption and seek for the truth to show people the way. Not opinions no-nonsense I want the truth and facts to support it.
Jennifer PingleyCampaign website - for Maryland District 1 US House of Representatives Ballotpedia - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland 1st Congressional District. She lost in the Democratic Primary of June 2020. Facebook
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Because truth and accuracy of information should be at the root of humanity. Without such a foundation one cannot evaluate the past, understand the present, or contemplate the future. Truth and accuracy of information underscore and support genuine empathy and understanding of ourselves, the planet, and beyond. Human BEINGS ... not simply Human DOINGS, as part of an increasingly universal complexity.
Kammi FooteFacebook Clerk-Recorder of Inyo County, CA.
I signed the pledge because as an elected official it is my duty to be truthful with the public.
Josh GrysFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the Illinois House of Representatives to represent District 91. He lost in 2020.
I am taking this pledge as a candidate for the Illinois General Assembly. I believe that the only way we can repair our country is by having open, honest discourse. We need to be respectful of each other as we find common ground from which to grow. I pledge to always be honest with the public, and be respectful of those who differ in positions from me.
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Rebecca SullivanFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the Utah House of Representatives to represent District 75. She lost in 2020.
These are the values I have been taught, agree with, and use in my everyday life. I am tired of the disinformation that is so prevalent in our society today. Stop the madness!
Brian CaskeyFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia - (Democrat) ran for election to the North Carolina State Senate to represent District 48. He lost in 2020.
The truth is vital in our society, which is filled with so much misinformation and disinformation.
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I signed the pledge because my webpage public content about sustainability and personal development. The information is intended to create positive impact to the reader. Hence, I am responsible for the content.
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Audrey Mendonca-TrujilloFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the New Mexico House of Representatives to represent District 23. She lost in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020. AudreyforNM.com
I signed the pledge because I believe we need honesty, integrity and transparency in office.
Jan TkachHuron County (OH) Recorder Facebook Village of Wakeman Committees
It is important to always be a person of integrity not only in the sight of man, but also of God.
Augustine MontoyaCampaign website - for Torrance County Commission
I took the pro-truth pledge because regardless of where in society you find yourself, it is an obligation of us, the members of society, to discern fact from opinion. This obligation is even more important when running for office, and being a candidate I seek to distribute facts and the truth even if they contradict my opinion. This is something that I carry not only in my personal but my political and professional life as well.
Colette NiesFacebook LinkedIn Campaign website - for Comal County, TX, Commissioner #3
In order to heal the post-truth divide in politics, people must commit to honesty and accountability in their private and public life. As a candidate, I come from the perspective that basing political decisions on factual data and discernment rather than on emotion or personal belief is imperative for bridging the gulf of blind partisanship.
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Flores, Tawney, & Acosta, P.C. supports all efforts to promote truth and transparency in the community.
Alec JohnsonFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia - (Democrat) ran for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 11. He lost in 2020.
My greatest strength comes from my fealty with the truth. Long ago, I made a commitment to learning the truth, even if the experience was painful. I find the ring of truth to be one of the most beautiful sounds a soul might hear. I am glad an organization exists to create a level playing field for those who would champion the truth in public affairs. Thanks for the opportunity to take the Pro-Truth Pledge.
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I signed the pledge because I value science-backed decision making and an informed public.
I signed the pledge because I believe being truthful is the foundation to any effective action that I take.
J. Steve HamiltonBallotpedia - (Mountain Party of West Virginia) ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 48. He lost in 2020. Website
Jenna VanhorneFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the North Dakota State Senate to represent District 14. She lost in 2020.
I signed this pledge because we need honesty in politics now more than ever. The American People have been duped and misguided by false information for too long and I for one am tired of it.
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Scott FuquaLinkedin Campaign website ran for New Mexico Judicial Dist. 1 DA. He lost in 2020. Los Alamos Reporter story
As misinformation increasingly becomes part of our civic discourse, it is critically important that it be disinfected by the truth. Our citizens can get the truth to which they are entitled - they just have to elect officials who will give it to them.
Eric SouthFacebook LinkedIn Campaign website - ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives to represent District 40. He lost in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020.
I believe that the truth is always best for all. I will keep this pledge all through out my campaign, into office and beyond. I will work with anyone to find the truth, both sides of the story. I believe the truth will set us free.
Jeff LewisBallotpedia - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent West Virginia 3rd Congressional District. He lost in 2020.
I believe that the constituents that elect their representatives should always be told the truth by those elected officials. It is not always going to be what they want to hear, but it is far more important that they know they can trust what is being told to them.
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Because it is everything that my Facebook page stands for. We insist that all claims on our page are sourced and supported by everyone, hopefully paving the way for more social media validity in future.
Doug MerrillBallotpedia - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Indiana\'s 7th Congressional District. He lost in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020. Our Campaigns Campaign website
I want to help President Trump Make America Great Again and it is high time politicians start telling the truth--and I want to be one of them! We have had enough of lying leftist Democrats trying to destroy America because of their hatred for Trump and Truth and it MUST STOP!
Krik MyersBallotpedia - ran for election to the New Mexico Public Education Commission to represent District 9. He lost in 2020.
Jon HagueFacebook Twitter Campaign website - running for election to the West Virginia State Senate to represent District 17. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because I believe we need a different type of elected official. One who does not spin truth and deceive the public. One who is transparent, open, and honest about their beliefs and the policies they want to pursue. The public is entitled to honesty from their public officials. If we want a better system it has to start here.
Brett PhelpsFacebook - ran for District Attorney, Mora County, New Mexico, 4th Judicial District, Democrat. He lost in 2020.
Andrew AptedFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 67. He lost in 2020.
I am sick and tired of listening to politicians thoughtlessly show no regard for the truth. By skewing statistics, making false accusations, and believing in/preaching downright false reasoning--it creates discourse, confusion, and a false sense of security in places where people should be paying the most attention. The lies prompt many people to become apathetic, which in turn causes them to turn away from politics. Unfortunately, I cannot blame them. That is why I am running for office--to make common sense, facts, and the TRUTH a standard in the political arena!
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Jim KephartFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia -(Republican Party) ran for election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 74. He lost in 2020.
I signed the pledge because it is EASY for me, and IMPORTANT for the public.
Mandana ShoushtariFacebook LinkedIn Campaign website - ran for District Attorney, 13th Judicial District, New Mexico. She lost in 2020.
Truth, and transparency matters!
Kristen RubyKris Ruby Web Site Linkedin Ruby Media Group Web Site
As a television commentator and a public relations consultant, the ability to wade through misinformation is more important now than ever before. As newsrooms reduce the amount of journalists on staff and as the Publicist to journalist ratio becomes skewed of 6:1, the onus is on PR professionals to fact check anything they are submitting to the media. This means we must practice fact checking with anything our clients are submitting to us that we submit to the media. I urge every PR professional and TV commentator to take this pledge. The fact checking must start with you. Do not trust anything that is handed to you. Do the work that a journalist must to do verify and claims made. Do not distribute hyperbole; distribute facts. This means you will disagree with clients occasionally on what is given to you. That is okay. You have a core ethical responsibility to pitch facts to the media from verified, trusted and credible sources. Fact check all information to confirm it is true before submitting it to the media. Cite any outside sources so all claims can be verified. State the difference between an opinion piece vs. a factual piece. If something is sponsored, state that, too. If you cannot verify something that has been given to you to pitch, do not pitch it. Period. Fact check all credentials that are presented to you in a clients executive biography before pitching the bio to the media. Continue to update, verify and fact check anything that has your name or agency attached to it. Be the change you wish to see in the world. Don’t rely on a journalist to do the fact checking. As a publicist, it must start with you. If you do not fact check what you pitch, you are part of the problem, not part of the solution.
Nancy BearceFacebook Treasurer - Bernalillo County (NM) Campaign website - reelection to Bernalillo County (NM) Treasurer
Those who I serve are reliant upon the complete transparency, accountability, trust and fairness in the performance of my position. If that were not achieved, jobs may be lost and in some instances, even lives. I take my position as a protector of the public trust and tax dollars seriously and hope that my example will inspire others seeking the same responsibility to their communities.
Roger BakerFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the New Mexico State Senate to represent District 36. He was on the ballot in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020. Roger Baker for NM State Senate 36
I took this pledge because we need real transparency. I am not perfect but I rather the truth come out than to be right. Facts are important especially now in this time of social media and disinformation that is being spread by many sides of the political spectrum.
Jamie McLeod-SkinnerCampaign Website - for Oregon Secretary of State. She is on the ballot in the Democratic primary on May 19, 2020. Ballotpedia
Michael VilardiThe Mike Vilardi Internet Radio Show Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Florida\'s 21st Congressional District. Campaign website
I believe in honesty in politics.
Nancy SavageBallotpedia - ran for election to the New Mexico State Senate to represent District 20. She was on the ballot in the Democratic primary on June 2, 2020.
Audrey DenneyFacebook Page Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent California\'s 1st Congressional District. She lost in 2020. Twitter
I signed this pledge because it is essential that our foundation for all things is based on truth and facts.
James CammonSuperintendent, Dulce Independent School District, New Mexico
Truth formulates the basis for societies to functionally operate, while underwriting the notion of democracy within the given society, and without which (truth) the society crumbles... As a leader in public education, the role and mission of which is generally accepted as - to prepare our youth to be productive and contributing members of society, truth is foundational to all other maxims, and of which I remain expressly committed.
Laura JacksonBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 85. She lost in 2020. Our Campaigns Bio
Sean ScorvoFacebook Linkedin
As a physician, businessman, and candidate, I am dismayed at the amount of disinformation portrayed as truth, and ignorance portrayed as courage. A simple recognition of our individual responsibility to question, critically analyze, and verify information before sharing or spreading it is a foundational building block necessary to move beyond what I believe will one day be regarded as a dark period in our information age.
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Idalia Lechuga-TenaFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) was a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing District 21. She assumed office on November 18, 2015. She left office in 2017. Lechuga-Tena (Democratic Party) ran for election to the New Mexico State Senate to represent District 20. She lost in the Democratic primary on June 2, 2020.
I signed this pledge because I want the constituents of the New Mexico State Senate District 20 to know that with me, they will get a candidate who will share, honor, and encourage the truth.
I took the pledge because the truth matters, is knowable, and is absolute. In the absence of the truth, bad opinion reigns and causes bad public policy. I look forward to pushing the truth forward in regards to morality, science, law, economics, and related public policy.
Chris CartlidgeFacebook LinkedIn Specialist Breast Surgeons Scotland
I signed the pledge because I are about people telling the truth to the public, not mis-using statistics or science.
Steve GrahamFacebook LinkedIn Law Office of Steve Graham
As a former elected prosecuting attorney and soon-to-be judicial candidate, I see the need for truthfulness and candor to the public at a premium. I am glad to take the pledge.
Jo Rae PerkinsBallotpedia - .(Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. Senate to represent Oregon. She lost in 2020.
I already do the items listed on the Pro Truth Pledge.
Jamie HornBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 21. He lost 2020. Facebook
Jasmine KrotkovFacebook - ran for re-election to the Montana House of Representatives to represent District 25. She lost in 2020. Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) is a member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 25. She assumed office on January 7, 2019. Her current term ends on January 3, 2021. She lost her bid for re-election.
The truth is more sacred to me than any doctrine.
Patrick BonnettFacebook - won election to Nebraska Natural Resources District 9 The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District Board of Directors will see some new faces following the 2020 General Election, including Patrick Bonnett
I signed the Pro Truth Pledge because I feel in doing so I make a small measure to hold myself accountable and set a positive example for others to follow.
Michael CrownerFacebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Illinois State Senate to represent District 49. He lost in the Democratic primary on March 17, 2020.
Matthew RinkerBallotpedia - ran for election to the Iowa State Senate to represent District 44. He lost in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020.
I believe the truth and an understanding of truth is the only way you can have government that truly works.
Cynthia Dela RosaBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 23. She lost in 2020. Facebook
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Dalton HaasFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 3. He lost in 2020.
We need truthful candidates more than ever in West Virginia.
Chris VaughnBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Oregon\'s 2nd Congressional District. He lost in the Democratic primary on May 19, 2020.
Joseph ReillyBallotpedia - ran for election to the Oregon House of Representatives to represent District 8. He lost in the Democratic primary on May 19, 2020.
Jerry AllenBallotpedia - ran for election to the Oregon State Senate to represent District 2. He lost in 2020.
Ralph RodighieroMy Facebook Page Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for re-election to the West Virginia State Senate to represent District 7. He lost in 2020.
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because being an elected official is about representing the people, and I believe that the first step to being a good representative is being completely honest and truthful with the people!
Joe DemersFacebook Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Oregon House of Representatives to represent District 49. He withdrew before the general election in 2020.
Truth is narrow. It shares no partiality with anyone, but strikes deep to the marrow like a double edged sword. Justice is the equalizer of truth when darkness comes to light no one escapes from the eyes of truth. It is always consistent, never fails and holds everyone accountable at one time or another. This standard is what I aim for and believe in and seek to have as the dignity of my character.
Kim Mongan-SaladiniFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 61. She lost in 2020.
Integrity is important.
Silmo MouraFacebook Linkedin Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 81. He lost in the Republican primary on August 18, 2020.
We MUST always tell and live the truth even if it costs our lives. So many have died because they said the truth to set some of us free and today we enjoy the freedom that cost somebody their life. There is nothing more satisfying than saying and living the truth. So help us God.
Andy MillerFacebook Twitter
It is time that we have elected officials that we can trust and believe that they are truly there for our best interest. By taking the pledge it will allow me to remember the pledge that I took to be an honest and ethical elected official.
Colleen SparksFacebook LinkedIn Custody Lawyer Riverside
I am a child custody and family attorney in Riverside California, and a member of the State Bar of the State of California.
Meinhart, Smith & Manning, PLLCChris Meinhart - founding partner Meinhart, Smith and Manning, PLLC Louisville Personal Injury Lawyers
Cathy KunkelFacebook Running for U.S. House, West Virginia 2nd Congressional District. She lost in 2020.
As a researcher with a background in science, a commitment to the truth has always been fundamental for me, and I am proud to affirm that by signing this pledge. And in these difficult times confronting the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis, it is more important than ever that government policy be informed by science and evidence.
Jay JackFacebook Ballotpedia - ran for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 62. He lost in the Republican primary on June 9, 2020.
I believe in truth in campaigning as well as in the presentation of my own values, goals, and representation of this area.
Richard ThrippRichard Thripp for Congress Twitter Facebook - ran for US Representative for Florida, Dist. 6.
Truth matters. I am committed to NOT mislead people. Even if something is truthfully stated, if I find out most people are misunderstanding it, I will change it so they understand.
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Because the truth is essential to the rule of law and democracy in America.
James ElamBallotpedia - running for election to the West Virginia House of Delegates to represent District 36. He lost in the Democratic primary on June 9, 2020.
Americans everywhere deserve to be informed about the issues that matter the most in our lives. Since I ran to be your Representative in the WV House of Delegates in District 36, I want others to know my commitment to the truth and my integrity is beyond reproach. I was proud to serve this State as a Corrections Officer.
Douglas Leigh HughesBallotpedia - ran for Governor of West Virginia. He lost in the Democratic primary on June 9, 2020. Local News Channel Report on his candidacy
McKayla WilkesTwitter Running for election to the U.S. House Maryland 5th Congressional District. ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland\'s 5th Congressional District. She lost in the Democratic primary on June 2, 2020.
Truth is not just about honesty in words, it’s about being honest in who you are, and transparent in your actions. Politicians are known to bend the truth. We have come to accept it. I am taking the Pro Truth Pledge because I am not a politician. I am a working mother running for office. There is simply too much as stake to play the same dishonest political games. This is why I am pledging to unconditional honesty in my public service, and unlike most politicians, if I am wrong I will admit my error and correct the record.
Vanessa HoffmanBallotpedia Our Campaigns ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland\'s 5th Congressional District. She lost in the Democratic primary on June 2, 2020.
The Truth about what is going on in our world is the foundation and fuel for moral and ethical governance. Anything less corrupts the system, and wounds the safety and intellect of others and self.
Nnabu EzeBallotpedia - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland\'s 4th Congressional District. He lost in the Republican primary on June 2, 2020. LinkedIn Nnabu Eze for Maryland
Honesty is a valuable quality to have as once people are deceived by you, they will not trust you again.
Bridgette CooperFacebook Instagram Ballotpedia - (Republican Party) ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland 8th Congressional District. She lost in 2020.
I signed this pledge because it is important that although we have access to information thanks to the advancement of technology, it is more important than ever to commit to sharing and providing information based on facts to the best of my ability. Most people get their so-called news and education from 30 second sound bites intended to influence perception and thoughts. I want to direct people to ALL sides of an issue, not just one in order to get a vote. I want my constituents to vote (voting for me would be nice too 🙂 but I want them to vote with the true and accurate information they need to make an informed decision that is best for them.
Maya CummingsFacebook LinkedIn Campaign website - ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Maryland 7th Congressional District. She lost in 2020.
I signed this pledge because the truth is an essential building block of a well functioning democracy. We must be honest with the people in order to best represent their interests and advocate for solutions that address societal challenges. As we can see from the leadership of Trump, untruths can lead to corruption, destruction, and death. This is simply unacceptable. We must do better.
Keith LaufenbergBooks on Amazon Facebook Ballotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Florida House of Representatives to represent District 35. He lost in 2020.
It is very sad that I would have to sign this but such is the state of affairs in this day and age.
Dr. Brian SagerFacebook - for Illinois House, 63rd District Director of Chicapo Regional Transportation Authority Mayor of Woodstock, Illinois
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We fight to protect the truth, promoting compliance, transparency, and fair treatment.
Dennis VanDerGinstFacebook LinkedIn Illinois Car Accident Lawyer
The truth is essential for accountability and transparency.
Dennis GoodwinWebsite Ran for Morehead City, NC., Town Council
I have been a pastor for 44 years as well as a retired Army Chaplain of 33 years. My life is based on truth telling in all things.
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Constance Lav JohnsonBallotpedia - ran for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, lost the March 2020 Democratic primary
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During times of crisis we must demand truthful leaders who encourage us to appeal to our better nature.
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I want to help.
I dream of a Global Health Channel to promote the Truth about Good Nutrition without ADVERTISING, Regenerative agriculture (healthy soil) and the influence from nutrition on our Microbiome and our Immune System. Healthy soil, healthy food and healthy people.I dream of a Green planet withour air pollution, filled with healthy people, who are ALL eating healthy food. What can I do to make others happy? What can I do to support others to restore their health?
Joshua DavidsonFacebook LinkedIn Joshua Davidson
In a world where politics and divisiveness permeates the most critical issues, we must never lose sight of truth and science.
Citispotter LimitedFacebook LinkedIn
We are developing AI-based solutions to fight misinformation, hate speech and fake news. We are already committed to truth based actions. Pro-Truth Pledge is another way of expressing our values to the world.
JOS Family LawFacebook My Website Page
Binoye Jos is the best Child Custody attorney, if you live in or near Santa Ana. He is a compassionate, competent, experienced attorney whose focus is on finding a solution that is in the best interest of your child, and treats each client as his most important. Mr. Jos will vigorously fight for your rights as a parent, and will do so with the best interest of your child as his focal point.
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I believe in the ethics of the pledge.
Tab UnoBallotpedia - (Democratic Party) ran for election to the Utah House of Representatives to represent District 13. He lost in 2020.
Our Democratic election process is under attack. Our way of informed voting for elected officials is being tested as never before with fake news and false statements raising questions about the legitimacy of the system our Country has to to elect its officials. Now more than ever before, our Country needs candidates who the people can once again trust to have personal integrity and repair the damage to our great system of choosing our leaders.
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Especially in times of crisis we must demand truth from our elected leaders.
Kurt ZanerKurt Zaner Law Office
I want to be a positive roll model for what is morally right, and our responsibility as human beings.
Dr. Nasir ShaikhDr. Nasir Shaikh 2020 Candidate Questionnaire - U.S. Congress, N.C. District 4, Republican Ballotpedia- lost in the 2020 NC primary
Florin RoebigFlorin | Roebig Facebook LinkedIn Personal Injury Attorney
We believe in the truth and the rights for people.
The Bipartisan PressFacebook Twitter The Bipartisan Press
We signed this pledge to show our commitment to being transparent, bipartisan, and upholding the truth.
The Rodriguez Law GroupFacebook LinkedIn My Website
The Rodriguez Law Group is a criminal defense law firm serving Los Angeles. We pledge to share, honor and encourage truth with all of our clients. We handle all criminal matters including domestic violence, DUI, drug crimes, theft crimes, sex crimes, and violent crime. Call for a free consultation today so we can help you protect your rights!
Johnny TeagueFacebook Campaign website - for US House Dist. 9, Texas
I believe that every official should tell the truth when campaigning and while in office. I believe that if there is a promise or a pledge that is not kept, then that person should be removed from office. If the citizens must tell the truth before Congress, then Congress must be held to an even higher standard or face more serious consequences.
Frances JacksonFrances V. Jackson Campaign Committee - for NC House- Dist. 45
I believe in honesty and truth. I believe your integrity and character makes you who you are.
Scott FeulessFacebook LinkedIn Campaign for Brazoria, TX, Drainage Dist. 4, Place 2
It is a shame that there is a need for such a pledge, but in this political environment, sadly, the truth is hard to find. As soon as a candidate has something to gain by sacrificing the truth, they do so. We must stop putting up with that. We cannot let the bar get so low that lies are normalized. I will always be open and truthful with my constituents. I have to be, because those are the people I am in this to serve, and I will never let them down.
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David WoodsonBallotpedia - running for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 32. H
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Robert BohmfalkFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia - running for Texas House of Representatives District 44
All politicians should be honest and speak the truth. We should all protect, obey, and defend the U.S. Constitution. Sometimes the Truth hurts, but it could also protect us and save us.
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I signed the pledge because as a freelancer and small business owner it is crucial for me to know the resources and facts. Especially in hospitality the relationship continues because there is value and trust.
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We believe in sharing in our community. Sharing a car with your neighbours is great, but it requires Trust which is build upon Truth.
Sara Stapleton BarreraFacebook Annie\'s List
I am a candidate for Texas Senate District 27 running against 29 year incumbent, Eddie Lucio Jr. The constituents are tired of all the years of untruths that have come out of his office. I fully support your pledge and the sentiment behind it.
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Steve JohnsonCampaign website - for Ohio State Senate - 22nd District
William DixonWill DIxon - Navarro County District Attorney - reelection campaign LinkedIn
I believe in justice. Justice is difficult to achieve unless the full truth is disclosed.
Mayo MakindeFacebook Twitter Ran and lost in Democratic Primary for OH State Representative. 25th HD
I want to bring public respect back to public office.
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At Stanger Stanfield Law we believe in truth, honesty and holding professionals responsible. If you are in need of an attorney in Connecticut, you can find us at 433 South Main Street, Suite 112, West Hartford, CT 06110 860.785.2052
Mike WilliamsFacebook Campaign website- US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 31st District of Texas Ballotpedia - lost the March 3, 2020 primary
Being honest with the public is a duty of those who serve or wish to.
Michael TusseyTussey for Sherriff of Fairfield County, OH
The most important thing we can do is tell the truth and in some cases be honest enough to simple say that you cant share certain things.
Jennifer FleckBallotpedia - running for election to the Texas House of Representatives to represent District 47 Campaign website Facebook
Nick RubandoCampaign website Ballotpedia -is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Ohio 5th Congressional District
Tiffany WhiteFacebook Campaign website - for Columbus, Ohio City Council
Timothy SiegfriedCandidate for Morrow County, OH Commissioner Mayor, Village of Marengo, OH
I uphold truth in public service.
Terri JamisonFacebook Judge Jamison - Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division Campaign website -for 10th Dist. Court of Appeals - Ohio
Ben EmbryEmbry Family Law Attorneys
Derek BurressFacebook - for Greene County, NC Commissioner Twitter Linkedin
I believe that voters should make informed choices and having accurate information is a must for voters to make the best possible choice or decision.
Terry CasparisFacebook LinkedIn -Chairman of Blanco County, TX, Democrats Blanco County Democrats
We have a crisis of conflicting opinions and ideas of how to determine what is real. Truth has been devalued. Factual information is too often replaced with opinion or hearsay. Many disregard the ability of the scientific method to prove what is real and what is not. Professional journalism is ridiculed and minimized. We must take personal responsibility to correct this crisis.
Frances JacksonLinkedin Ballotpedia - running for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 45.
David WheelerFacebook LinkedIn Wheeler for NC Senate
I am tired of all the fake news and fake campaign statements. I want voters to know where I stand so they can make a decision on whether to support me or not.
Larry NormanFacebook - Norman for NC State Senate
Adrian TraversFacebook - for NC House of Representatives, Dist. 11 Ballotpedia
There is too much dishonesty, not just in DC, but in state and local community government. I am taking the pledge because I am looking for my chance to make the much-needed changes when I am elected.
Kevin BarnetFacebook Barnet for Ohio State House
I signed the pledge because Facts matter. I believe everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts.
Tim HyattBalltotpedia - North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 114
I signed the pledge because I want not only my voters but the public to know that I will honest in my campaign and if elected my pledge to honesty will continue. Being honest is the rock that I stand on.
Magistrate Hugh CarlinCarlin For Judge - 8th District Court of Appeals Cuyahoga County Probate Court Magistrates
I signed the Pledge because truth and transparency are important in our political and legal systems.
Ted RemingtonMcDowell County, NC. Democratic Party Ballotpedia - Running for election to the North Carolina House of Representatives to represent District 85 Our Campaigns
Tariq ShabazzFacebook Twitter Campaign Website - for US Rep from Ohio Dist. 11
I signed the pledge because it is imperative that the people are not bombarded by the falsehoods, and receive accurate information throughout the political process.
Tasha RountreeOur Campaigns -Candidate for Montgomery County, Oh Commisssioner Facebook
I chose to take this pledge because I believe every voter should be assured that the person they are electing is a person of intergrity. It is my goal to work with the community to hold each other accountable for our decisions. I plan to work with my constituents to provide transprancy and open dialoge to better serve the community.
Deborah MyersDeborah Myers elected as clerk of courts for Ashland County, Ohio Ashland County Clerk of Courts
Angela AlexanderFacebook - Angela Alexander for Stark County Probate Judge
I believe candidates should act with integrity. I am committed to that value in my public and personal life.
Kate SchroderFacebook Ballotpedia Campaign website -running for election to the U.S. House to represent Ohio 1st District
Desiree TimsFacebook Ballotpedia Campaign Website - running for election to the U.S. House - Ohio 10th District
Peter RosewiczFacebook Ballotpedia - Ran for US House Ohio Dist. 9 but lost in the Democratic Primary
Cory BranhamFacebook -ran for Ohio Senate from Dist. 22 but lost in the Republican Primary Mansfield News Journal article Twitter
My integrity and reputation for honesty and truth is something I take very seriously. I ask friends and mentors to hold me accountable and this is a way of taking that commitment to another level.
Kenneth MorganBallotpedia Campaign website - Ran for election to the U.S. House Ohio 6th Congressional District, but lost in the Republican Primary Twitter
Walter HickmanFacebook Ballotpedia Campaign website - ran for Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 39, but lost in the Democratic primary
I spent my live doing the right thing.In an era of gerrymandering and public corruption I wanted to stand up.
Lisa McGowanBallotpedia - running for reelection to the Lucas County Domestic Relations Court Judgeship Lucas County, Oh Common Pleas Court Judge - Domestic Relations Judge
Daniel KilgoreFacebook Campaign website - ran for US House from the 15th Dist. of Ohio, but lost in the Democratic primary
I am committed to helping or fellow citizens and restoring faith in our government.
Jo'el JonesFacebook Linkedin Campaign website - Ran for State Representative, 39th Ohio Dist., but lost in the Democratic primary
I took the pledge, because truth and honesty are important life attributes. Moreover, asking citizens for their trust to lead in public office and being an individual of integrity, should be synonymous.
M. Xavier CarriganFacebook Campaign website - ran for US House of Representatives from Ohio, District 5, but lost in the Democratic primary
Timothy CannonReelection campaign website Judge - Ohio 11th District Court of Appeals Ballotpedia - he lost his bid for re-election in 2020.
I am in my 13th year as a judge. Honesty and truthfulness in judicial campaigns should be a priority. Even misleading the voters about a fact or a record should be banned.
I am seeking local public office (County Commission). I believe that truth and transparency empower people to make informed decisions, and I believe those people should be powerful.
Glenda SmithGlenda A. Smith, Attorney Linkedin Campaign website - for Juvenile Court Judge, Hamilton County, Ohio
I have integrity.
Vanessa EnochFacebook LinkedIn Enoch for US Congress, Oh. Dist. 8, Website
I believe it is important to tell the truth and to operate with integrity.
Ronald KarpusRan for U.S. House to represent 16th Congressional District of Ohio, but lost in the Democratic primary Facebook Ballotpedia
Christina HollowayFacebook Campaign website - for Ohio State Central Committee, District 4
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because I believe in running an honest and transparent campaign. I believe that the people of Ohio deserve an individual who lead by example, with truth and integrity.
Paul MonroeTrumbull County, Ohio Sheriff
Aaron GodfreyCampaign Website - US House, representing 16th District of Ohio Facebook Twitter
As a scientist, I have built my career off of verifiable truth and I would seek to do the same in Congress. If we cannot agree on the truth, we cannot get anything done. As a candidate and as an elected official, I will base my votes off of real research - not punditry, not spin, and not ideology.
Monique SmithFacebook Campaign website for Ohio House of Representatives, Dist. 16 Twitter
Factual information in public discourse is necessary in order to make intelligent decisions, form intelligent opinions and continue to develop a civilized culture.
Steven SalanderFacebook - Running for Ohio House Dist. 46 Ballotpedia
Integrity and truth are part of your character. And only in truth will we truly move forward
John RutanFacebook Ballotpedia Ran for Oh. Dist. 17, but lost in the Republican primary
Public service is not about the person holding office, it is about accomplishing the needs and desires of Ohioans. To do this I believe in representing what is best for the people over my own desires. I am an American First and Republican Second. I believe District 17 deserves a representative who will provide voice and results. Rutan has a Plan to help provide the basic necessities, lower taxes, increase job security, home security, infrastructure improvement, technology expansion, a disciplined education system and reformed prison system.
Carol BrenstuhlAkron.com - Brenstuhl is running for Medina County, Ohio, Board of Commissioners Facebook Ballotpedia
it is important to me that are elected politicians hold themselves to being ethic, honest and truthful. We are here to serve the people.
Charles W. BarrettOur Campaigns.com - ran for US House of Reps, OH District 9, but lost in the Republican Primary
Felicia Washington RossBallotpedia - ran, but lost, in Democratic primary to represent District 12, OH House of Representatives. Our Campaigns
Mark BaileyRan for Oh. State Senate, Dist. 16, but lost in the Democratic primary LinkedIn Ballotpedia
Faith In Action Commission, UU Community Church of Santa MonicaFacebook Website
Our community of Unitarian Universalists and social justice activists affirms the pledge as a tool to affirm the importance of honesty, integrity, and facts in our public discourse and electoral process.
Shelby HuntHunt4Congress Ran for US Congress from Ohio, but lost in the Republican primary
It is essential for elected public servants and candidates to have the confidence of fellow citizens that they are being truthful. Personally, this pledge fits within the core of my faith-based candidacy calling for a return to Christian values.
Bruce WorkmanFacebook LinkedIn Campaign for Hancock County Ohio Commissioner
I signed the pledge because truth has taken a backseat in politics and the media ever since FCC guidelines were overturned by the Reagan administration. We are living in and era where facts do no matter as much as feelings. Science does not care what you feel. We need to get back to the truth.
Emanuella GrovesCleveland Municipal Court Judge Campaign for 8th District Ct. of Appeals Judge, Ohio
I signed because honesty and integrity matter.
William VodreyCleveland Municipal Court Magistrate Campaign for Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge
It is important that candidates for public office in a democracy commit to telling the truth and encourage others to do the same.
Alex LapeCampaign for Fairfield County, Ohio Sheriff Chief Deputy Sheriff, Fairfield County Facebook
Judge Phil CalabreseTwitter LinkedIn Reelection to Cuyahoga Court of Common Pleas
I signed the pledge to promote public confidence in the administration of justice and civility in our public discourse.
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Defudger is a detection tool for the verification of digital content.
Jill SchillerFacebook Ballotpedia Campaign website for Hamilton County, OH Treasurer
We need to fight against disinformation to protect our democracy.
Amy CoxFacebook Running for Ohio House of Representatives District 43 voteamycox.com
I signed the pledge because I believe that the truth will set us free and I do not know another way to be. i hope that I can set an example of integrity to state politics by signing the pledge.
Kevin KahnFacebook LinkedIn My Website
I signed the pledge because the power of government is derived from the people. Elected officials need to be honest with their constituents in order for the trust endowed by them to be earned.
Michael HoodFacebook LinkedIn Ran for U.S. House to Oh. 11th Congressional District, but lost in the Democratic primary
Love is the light on which truth relies to reveal suffering. Justice is both an act of compassion and a response to truth. This pact that truth must keep with love is fundamental to justice. Justice is not realized and truth lacks meaning without love and relief of suffering. This concept of truth is missing from our contemporary discourse. A portion of my campaign for US House (OH-11) has been dedicated to elevating our understanding of these concepts in order to create a moral common ground from which we can all approach the issues and challenges in our communities and country; rather than the status quo strategy of starting from a place of partisanship and division.
Joe RomanoFacebook - ran for Ohio House of Representatives District 16, but lost in the Democratic primary Twitter Instagram
I signed the pledge because our democratic republic is founded on the principle of open and honest discourse in the administration of government. As a consumer protection attorney for the past 16+ years, I have been fighting against unscrupulous businesses using deceptive and unconscionable tactics to take advantage of people. As a candidate for the Ohio 16th House District, the people of Bay Village, Rocky River, Fairview Park, North Olmsted and Westlake deserve a State Representative who is open and honest and who does not mislead voters for their own personal gain.
The foundation of our democracy is built on honor, integrity and truthfulness. I pledge truthfulness in all dealings. The public should always be able to rely on the truthfulness of its elected leaders.
Let the empirical evidence for climate change speak for itself.
Daniel TroyFacebook Campaign website Ballotpedia - Dan Troy (Democratic Party) is running for election to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 60.
Jenny BellFacebook Twitter Ran for US House Dist. 12, but lost in the Democratic primary
I took the pledge because truth and evidence matters.
Nancy LarsonCampaign website - Running for Oh. House of Representatives, Dist. 47 Twitter Facebook
We cannot have a workable society, let alone a functioning democracy without truth being the basis of trust between people and their government. The erosion of the norm of honesty is alarming and frankly, disgusting to me. I hope that others will rethink their acceptance of lies as common currency and demand integrity of themselves and their elected officials.
Mike LarsenRan for US Congress, Dist. 4, but lost in the Democratic primary Twitter Website - Emmy Nominated Writer, Comedian, Communications Strategist
James Jerome BellFacebook Ran for election to the U.S. House to represent Ohio 11th Congressional District, but lost in the Democratic primary
J. Allen BurgerTwitter Ballotpedia - ran for Ohio House of Representatives to represent District 10, but lost in the Democratic primary.
I signed the pledge because compassionate, ethical government is important to me. Politicians that lie and use fake science to capture or hold public office are a special threat to our democracy. Open and honest debate, using real science and facts, is a cornerstone of our Republic.
Jaime CastleFacebook Campaign website - running for U.S. House Ohio District 2
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because I am committed to preserving my integrity and I am deeply concerned about earning people’s trust in my intentions to provide a better America for them.
John FerreroCampaign for re-election website Stark County Ohio Prosecutor
All elected officials and candidates should want to tell the truth and run an honest and professional campaign. From the courthouse to the White House, all of us should strive to make politics respectful once again.
Colton CopleyFacebook Lawrence County, Ohio Commissioner Dr. Copley Sworn in as New Lawrence County Commissioner - Ironton Tribune article
Harold ThomasLinkedin Facebook - Franklin County, Ohio, Libertarian Party Book - Governing Ourselves
Matthew WaringPompano Beach Personal Injury Lawyer Jacksonville Car Accident Lawyer Fort Lauderdale Car Accident lawyer
I signed the pledge because I want to publicly endorse the truth-seeking and fact-finding mission of the court system.
Sunnyvale Dental CareFacebook Sunnyvale Dentist Cupertino Emergency Dentist
Sunnyvale Dental Care strongly supports accountability and the truth.
Stephen HasnerWebsite Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Atlanta Car Accident Lawyer
I work with people who get taken advantage of because someone in a situation of power was being dishonest. As a personal injury attorney, I see how much better the world would be if we were all more truthful.
Ryan ZavodnickWebsite Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyers Philadelphia Construction Accident Lawyers
As a personal injury attorney, I am constantly fighting for those who were wrongfully injured. It gives me great satisfaction to fight for those who need help, but it saddens me to know that a lot of people are taken advantage of. Insurance companies, negligent drivers, and many others will try to lie and take advantage of people.
Old Line State - News and Views
We took the pro-truth pledge because we believe facts matter. In order for our democracy to work, we need to be properly informed. The only way to do that is to hold people accountable.
Lorenz & Lorenz, L.L.P.Lorenz & Lorenz, L.L.P. Austin Car Accident Lawyers Waco Accident Lawyers
As a personal injury law firm, it is very important for us to uphold the truth as we fight for victims of abuse, neglect, and injustice.
MicheleMirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. New York car accident lawyers New York construction accidents
As personal injury lawyers, it is very important that we do our best to uphold the truth when we seek compensation for our clients. Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. has represented countless clients who were victims of injustice or otherwise suffered due to the negligence of someone else. We strive to fight for what is right and uphold the truth.
Steven M Sweat, Personal Injury Lawyers, APCFacebook LinkedIn Steven M Sweat, Personal Injury Lawyers, APC
I believe in truth.
The Skeptical Guide To VeganismThe Skeptical Guide To Veganism
We signed the pledge because we are dedicated to defusing an ideological war. We believe that we can do this by helping to synthesize and share scientific information in a format that makes it easy as possible to any reader to get informed. But in order to avoid our own bias, and to promote a discourse that is as close as possible to a productive one, we want to abide to a clear charter, and to the pro-truth-pledge.
Jayne MorrisFacebook LinkedIn Jayne Morris - Wellbeing Retreats
I signed the pledge because I passionately believe in truth telling in all situations. I believe this needs to start with every one of us committing to honesty in our homes, in our relationships and the raising of our children, then in our interactions with others in our communities, workplaces and beyond. If we want to see this in our politicians then this pledge can help, but we then also need to stand behind it by committing to honesty in our own lives so that we are in complete integrity.
Nursing Home Law Center LLCWebsite
I want the public to be able to make better decisions with full information.
Rosenfeld Injury Layers LLCFacebook LinkedIn Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC
Because the public deserves to know the truth!
Forever FleetFacebook LinkedIn Website
Forever Fleet is built on science, openness, diplomacy and trust in human ingenuity under crisis, while not being naive about the deceiving nature of human evolution and the power of fake narratives in current and future societies. So taking the Pro-Truth Pledge as organization, and keeping our leaders to the same high standard, makes great sense to us.
KPOVKPOV Community Radio
I signed the pledge because at KPOV, High Desert Community Radio, we believe in the truth. kpov.org
Samantha EnterprisesTwitter Ripped Natural
I signed up to the Pro-Truth pledge because there is so much mis-infornation, lies and deceit in the fitness industry and I strongly believe in spreading the truth.
Stephen JaffeFacebook LinkedIn The Jaffe Law Firm Website
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because the facts matter.
Lauriane NalletTwitter LinkedIn My Website
I signed the pledge because I believe the world would gain from seeking scientific truth and I aim to communicate science to the public and provide truthful information.
Workplace Rights Law GroupWrongful Termination Law in California Facebook Medium
We signed the pledge because the truth is important.
Abrahamson & Uiterwyk Personal Injury LawFacebook U.S. News Best Law Firms Abrahamson & Uiterwyk, St. Petersburg Injury & Accident Lawyers
Abrahamson & Uiterwyk fully supports all efforts to promote truth and transparency.
Piercy StakelumTrial Pro, P.A. Orlando Accident Attorneys Trial Pro, P.A. Melbourne Accident Attorneys Trial Pro, P.A. Brevard County Accident Attorneys
Honesty is important. Honesty helps to build trust, improve the relationship, develop societies.
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To commit to truth-oriented behaviors and protect facts and civility.
Leith MudgeAidelaide Hills, Australia Council Member - Facebook Twitter Linkedin
Public discourse is increasingly dominated by loud voices who not only twist and distort the truth to support their own arguments but outright lie knowing that some will accept their statements uncritically as fact. This must be fought at every opportunity.
Alice KonigUniversity of St. Andrews - Faculty Profile
LED The WayFacebook
Our company is about public safety and transparency. Honesty is also a key factor in winning customer support and trust.
Fry Law CorporationFry Law Facebook Fry Law LinkedIn Fry Law Sacramento Personal Injury and Car Accident Attorney
I am sick and tired of truth losing out to convenience and greed. Fry Law stands up for what is right and true.
Rahma NajjarFacebook LinkedIn Defusor website
We are a startup that create products that detect and defuse disinformation and msinformation.
DefusorFacebook Twitter Website
We leverage technology to build products that empower trust and truth seekers. We contribute to the fight against misinformation, deliberate disinformation, fake news, and hate speech. This pledge is the first brick of our venture.
Abu NayeemFacebook LinkedIn Abu for Ward 1,St. Paul City Council
I took the pledge because it is important that we have honest conversations with people and that means using the truth, and admitting when you are wrong.
Roi SidiGeneral Secretary of the Atheist Republic and Director of suddenly on Spring - Athasiti Suddenlyonspring.com
I join in the call to see truth as a binding value. It is a step that would be good for the public and, of course, its voters. I believe that objectivity and striving for truth will help us navigate the human race to safety more efficiently!
The main goal of our company is to address the misconception of Mexico as a dangerous country for travel, meanwhile we show the beauties of the country, support locals and share amazing experiences with the ones who chose to join us.
Changemakers BooksFacebook Website
We support the value of truth in public discourse, and are publishing a forthcoming book about the Pro Truth Pledge. Changemakers is dedicated to books about persona and social transformation, so truth is an essential value. Taking the pledge as an organisation will help us keep this value in mind as we sift through manuscripts, and seek to bring only what is true to our readers.
Erin Marie McAnallenLinkedIn
Javiere BensonFacebook LinkedIn
I want the citizens to know that we are the reason for officials and that our rights do mean something.
Mandour & Associates, APCMandour & Associates Law Firm
Misinformation hurts everyone.
Disaster Avoidance ExpertsWebsite LinkedIn Twitter
We are fully committed to addressing the dangerous judgment errors called cognitive biases that cause business professionals to believe falsehoods instead of the truth and as a result make bad business decisions
Lance LippertIllinois State University - Program Coordinator for the Communication Studies Program Article abstract
Desiree ScorciaCandidate for Boothbay, ME Selectman Linkedin Assistant Director of Community Engagement & Nonprofit Management - Boothbay Public Library
Brent HunterFacebook Website
True progress in our world can only take place through logical, rationale conversation, dialogue and diplomacy that is based on verifiable facts. Objective truth is vital for a firm foundation to help address the most pressing issues of our time.
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Kent JohnsonAssociation for Behavior Analysis International Parentmap.com Article Morningside Academy Executive Director
I listened to the talk Gleb gave at the ABAI conference yesterday and he sold me! I am the Founder/Director of Morningside Academy, a 501c3 school for elementary and middle school students in Seattle. I want to involve my teachers and children in our Civics class. I also just purchased the Truth Seekers Handbook. I am examining it to see if the children can read it.
John McEachinAutism Partnership Goodreads - Books by John McEachin
I signed the pledge because I believe strongly that access to accurate information is essential for individuals to make decisions about whom to trust with their vote and to enact sensible public policy.
Shrinidhi SubramaniamResearch Gate Profile
David McadamUniversity of Rochester Medical Center Faculty Profile University of Rochester Research Network Profile
Art DowdyTemple University College of Education Faculty Profile Research Gate Profile Google Scholar Citations
Beth WeinmanFresno State Univ. Faculty Profile
Mary BarczakLinkedin Simulated and Community-Based Instruction: Teaching Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Make Financial Transactions Brief Report: Improving Social Outcomes for Students with Autism at Recess Through Peer-Mediated Pivotal Response Training.
Elizabeth LorahUniv. of Arkansas Faculty Profile Current trends in the use of handheld technology as a speech-generating device for children with autism A Systematic Review of Tablet Computers and Portable Media Players as Speech Generating Devices for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Jessica SlatonStreamlined Functional Analysis Workshop by Dr. Jessica Slaton Google Scholar Citations Nashoba Learning Group - Clinical Director and Director of Applied Research
Vanessa PatroneDaemen University Faculty Profile
The truth is important.
Amy Smith WiechFacebook Autism Behavior Consulting Group - Founder and Director
Adam StretzMorningside Academy Faculty Profile
Lusineh GharapetianLinkedin Research Gate Scientific Contributions
Each individual has an obligation to contribute to eliminating misinformation campaigns.
Dr WorkoutFacebook Pinterest Dr Workout
DrWorkout.fitness promotes long term lifestyle changes for our users through exercise and nutrition for their all around wellbeing. It is our mission to provide the public and other fitness professionals with advanced fitness equipment training and the most sophisticated training programs in the industry.
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Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C.NYC Personal Injury Lawyers Auto Accident Attorneys New York New York Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Our law firm supports the pro truth pledge.
Chudnovsky LawFacebook Twitter Chudnovsky Law
Truth fosters trust and is the foundation of a just society. Our law firm defends the rights of those accused of crimes. There is a reason that U.S. courts require witnesses to swear to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Without truth, courts cannot deliver justice to society and people can become disconnected from reality. Chudnovsky Law is signing this pledge because we believe the truth is critical for everything we do professionally as California criminal defense and personal injury lawyers. We believe truth is critical for character, honestly dealing with reality, reinforcing promises and allowing parties to rely on commitments.
Sonn Law GroupFacebook LinkedIn Sonn Law Group - Investor Fraud & Consumer Protection
Public figures ought to be held to the highest ethical standards.
Mitchell Law FirmBirmingham personal injury law information
The Mitchell Law Firm, LLC understands the importance of truth and un-bias information in the pursuit of justice. We stand in solidarity with Pro Truth Pledge in an effort to promote truth in public discourse.
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Law Offices of N. David DuRant & AssociatesFacebook Injury lawyers myrtle beach Myrtle beach auto accident attorneys
South Beach District 6 Democratic Club of San FranciscoFacebook Website Twitter
SBD6DC took the pledge because we want to shine a bright light on Dark Money. As long as these Dark Money groups exist, there will never be truth in politics.
Joseph DooleyFacebook LinkedIn Joseph M. Dooley Injury Attorney website
To support the cause and spread the word.
Egberto WilliesFacebook LinkedIn My Website
While many attack the president for the lies that he tells, it pales in comparison to the misinformation in the aggregate by many corporations, politicians, and think tanks. I view those as more dangerous because most people know the president. They do not know the sources of misinformation cloaked as reliable truth. I sign here to promise I will not misinform, but more importantly, I pledge to call out all that misinform irrespective of party, ideology, or place.
Ryan BlanchFacebook The Blanch Law Firm
My law firm is committed to truth and transparency in an era of obfuscation.
The Blanch Law FirmFacebook The Blanch Law Firm Criminal Lawyer Group
We are committed to promoting the truth.
Fiol Law GroupPersonal Injury Law Firm, Tampa, FL
Candidate Scoring SystemMost recent CSS release Effective Altruism Forum
I am committing Candidate Scoring System to this pledge because I want to credibly reassure people that it is accurate and because I want to set an example for the appropriate way to approach political issues. Everyone who works on the report from now on must comply with the Pro-Truth Pledge.
Bisnar Chase Personal Injury AttorneysFacebook Twitter California Personal Injury Attorneys of Bisnar Chase
Fairness. Access to equal rights.
Theodore HoltzhausenLinkedIn Website
I signed the pledge because I believe it is well aligned with the demands of a principled evolution and contemporary society\\\'s need for a progressive morality. It fits the paradigm shift in current scientific understanding of our evolutionary roots as vitally dependent on reliable interactions in an interdependent, perceptive network.
Murphy, Falcon & MurphyBaltimore personal injury attorney team Baltimore wrongful death attorney team Murphy, Falcon & Murphy Facebook Page
Murphy, Falcon & Murphy takes the pledge to promote truth and advocacy for facts in legal matters.
ChancoSchifferFacebook Atlanta personal injury lawyer Atlanta car accident attorney
ChancoSchiffer takes the pledge to provide honest and truthful legal advocacy for our clients, and support transparency and factual information in all aspects of the law.
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Bakersfield Personal Injury AttorneysLaw Firm Website
JDN Television DistributionWebsite Twitter
Around the world. Across the globe. Here at home. We produce outstanding documentaries, distribute great television, defend a free press. Why? Because Truth Matters.
Boyd Law SacramentoBoyd Law Sacramento
Voice of Votes
I signed the pledge because our group engages in trust driven activities of sharing election polls, reports and results; because truth is absolutely essential in order for internet to achieve its full potential and because truth is effortless.
Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law FirmLaw Firm Website
Juris DigitalJuris Digital on Facebook Juris Digital on LinkedIn Juris Digital Website
The truth matters.
Boyd Law Los AngelesBoyd Law Los Angeles
Our organization has a firm commitment to truth and justice, which is why we took this pledge.
Wojciech MaroszekFacebook Twitter
Social media in Poland are filled by politicians with fake data and fake news in a large scale that I do not accept. I behaved he way the Pledge sees it but now after I took I hope my influence on others will be stronger.
Stowarzyszenie Miasta w InternecieSMWI Fabryka Przyszlosci Facebook
SMWI, koncentrujące swoje wysiłki na promowaniu odpowiedzialnych postaw w Internecie, przeciwstawia się nieprawdzie, fałszowi oraz niedomówieniom, które publikowane i powielane w różnej formie negatywnie wpływają na opinie i postawy społeczne. SOIA concentrates its efforts on promotion of responsible behaviour online, opposes untruth, falsehood and vagueness, which published and duplicated in many different forms, have negative influence on opinions and social attitudes.
Jacques de SelliersGreen Mobil Going Electric - THE ASSOCIATION FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND THEIR USERS IN EUROPE Clockarium, Museum of the Art Deco Ceramic Clock in Brussels.
As a populariser of science on environmental and health issues, we found out the the vast majority of what is found in the media is incorrect.
Justin HillHill Law Firm | San Antonio
Open for AnimalsFacebook
Open for Animals supports an open society. People cannot collaborate successfully without agreeing to pursue truth and progress learning.
David DefensorHouston Abogado De Defensa - David Breston
Erny EnterprisesFacebook Fitness on Steroids
I signed up to the Pro-Truth pledge because there is so much misinfornation, lies and deceit in the fitness industry.
Jana DlouháCharles University Environment Centre
Levent KurnazBogaziçi University | Physics Department Climate Scientist – Science Communicator Twitter
Salter Ferguson, LLCBirmingham Personal Injury Lawyers
Michie HamlettMichieHamlett, Attorneys at Law
Alan ThompsonMayor Alan Thompson on Facebook
I have practiced the principles behind the pledge for years, and thought I should publicly take the pledge to make my position clear, and to encourage other elected officials to take the pledge.
Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at LawFacebook LinkedIn Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law
It is the goal of our organization to seek justice and truth, both of which we believe the Pro Truth Pledge to also stands for.
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Truth is not a matter of opinion.
Likhitha NaluboluTwitter LinkedIn
Think before you share something online, our goal should not be to get likes or comments or shares but to be able to SHARE THE TRUTH.
Patrick RegisterTwitter Official Campaign Website Ballotpedia
Distorted facts hinder effective policy.
Great American DebateFacebook Twitter Website
The Great American Debate is taking the Pro-Truth pledge as a commitment to sincere inquiry after truth. We take on the responsibility of the potential impact of our content in the course of us serving the public.
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Boyd Law FirmFacebook LinkedIn Boyd Law Firm
At our law firm we seek justice and the pursuit of truth, which is why we stand with the Pro Truth Pledge.
Jay KnispelFacebook The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC
Honesty, integrity, and accountability are the values that we stand for, and for that reason we sign the Pro Truth Pledge.
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I want to be accountable for the articles I post under www.ga2600.com; attesting to my audience that I have done my due diligence vetting the validity of sources I post. I want to be accountable for actions I perform under my offensive security firm, Scwifty LLC., attesting we accountable to our actions and are advocates of truth.
Professor Thomas J MasonLinkedin
Dian (Dina) Grossman KjærgaardLinkedin
Forgotten Word MinistriesFacebook
I signed the Pledge simply because I believe we should all be held accountable for our actions and words especially when presenting our thoughts and deeds to the public arena.
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You shall know the truth and the truth will make you free.
Andre MillerFacebook New Beginnings Christian Church - Pastor BIo
It is imperative for accountability and standards as we desire to serve the public.
Jorge OstosFacebook Twitter My Website
I signed because of many reasons. But I think it is enough to speak about the main one. I am an exiled Venezuelan author. My native country is under a communist dictatorship at the moment. It is a very clear example of how politics can kill the truth, not only by saying lies as truths, but also shutting mouths of those who want to be freely tell the truth. Sadly, I had to leave the country. Now I am living in Argentina with my wife. I am writing books, and helping my family and others by sending money, and posting material that helps them (I hope) to deal with the really hard situation they have living there. So, I pledge my earnest efforts to (as I think I have been doing): share truth, honour truth and encourage truth.
John ColettiFacebook LinkedIn Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC
We stand with the other individuals and organizations listed on the Pro Truth Pledge because we believe truth is nonnegotiable.
Emma HendersonKingston Univ. - London - Faculty Webpage
LT. GRETCHEN TANYA BOTHA
I am a wildlife warrior and can not stand mutilation of any animal from cats, dogs to our heritage in our small wildlife to the last of the big ones.
Allen MendenhallFacebook LinkedIn My website
I believe that the free and open exchange of ideas is indispensable to the acquisition of knowledge, the spread of tolerance, broadened perspectives, intellectual humility, and the advancement of human society.
Paul Knupp Jr.Facebook LinkedIn
Truthfulness is a necessity for discourse. If we can not assume it, our discussions become meaningless by default. Via truthfulness, we can arrive at workable solutions to the problems that face us. Without it, we are doomed to repeat our historic failures.
Belie NewsFacebook Twitter Our Website
Our mission is to stop the spreading of fake news around the world with the help of digital technology.
Yvonne DickFacebook My main portfolio
I signed the pledge because misinformation and lies hurts everyone.
Meaghan MillerFacebook Twitter
We should all strive to honor and promote truth even if we disagree with the material.
Tito AbeledaDefiance: Fight for Truth LinkedIn Article on Truth by Tito Abeleda Visionary Quest Records
As an artist, producer as well as attorney, truth has a profound significance in every aspect of my life and work. In art I express my emotional truths. As an attorney, I seek truth so that justice can be served. The events of life have been escalating these past couple years to such a crescendo of division and chaos as if a real-life fermata were placed over our heads to prolong the dissonance - with no signs of ending.. A special truth rising above cacophony became clear to me. The sanctity of truth is disappearing. This revelation compelled me to write & produce the song Defiance: Fight for Truth coming out October 28th. It also compelled me to seek out others with these same concerns regarding the waning existence of truth. That is when I discovered ProTruthPledge.org. I signed the pledge because it precisely articulates my beliefs on the sanctity of truth & what I musically express in Defiance: Fight for Truth - to preserve and to elevate truth back to its rightful place.
Joel Victor KickbuschLinkedin
Cultural CrossroadsFacebook http://culturalcrossroads-kc.org
Cultural Crossroads is committed to truth and respect for all cultures and for all people.
Jazz Hands JournalOur Website
This time in our country, false information is running rampant on the internet, social media and is seeping into the news. We signed this pledge to help fight the onslaught of misinformation.
Cooper NyeFacebook Twitter
I signed the pledge because I believe public discourse should be grounded in facts, guided by reason, and aimed at truth.
Dishonesty and lying does not belong in politics. The public deserves the truth and nothing but the truth. I want to educate the public on how issues will either benefit them or not benefit them by delivering facts, not fiction. This pledge is a step in the right direction.
Tim O'ConnellOklahoma State University - Faculty Profile Dr. Tim O' Connell's Lab at Oklahoma State University
Societies flourish when decisions are based on critical thinking. Critical thinking begins with a desire – and a pledge – to discover and promote the truth.
The Bible explains dozens of times that God loves truth, honesty, and integrity. As a web series dedicated to digging deeper into Christianity and how its messages apply to us in the world today, an accurate understanding and truthful presentation of information is more than just important, it is a divine imperative. We are to seek the truth in all things. That is why I took the Pro-Truth Pledge.
Ian HarrisFacebook Ian Harris Comedian.com
I am tired of misinformation everywhere. Facts should matter. Where information comes from matters. Everyone needs to be more diligent in their pursuit for the truth.
Lynda Aiman-SmithSilver City, NM Town Council Member
I live in Washington State, where our government pretends to support news organizations, but then writes laws to hide from them (SB6617) when it might expose them as sexual predators. Our own democrats will scream fake news when the media puts out a story that reports on their misdeeds. This has to stop. I respect a person, even my opponent more when they are honest in their failures, and am much quicker to forgive because I can trust in thier remorse. I have lived my life with one primary ethos, the truth is not always the most favorable light, but it is a pure light, and one that can not be penetrated by the darkness. I speak the facts, to the best of my knowledge. Inform those that hear me of my bias so that they understand my lean and then do the best I can to provide reasonable evidence that I have considered other possibilities. I often correct those in my peer groups, and shun the use of purely incorrect facts.
Angela MattkeTwitter American Atheists - Speaker Profile YouTube Video of Speech at American Atheists Conference
Drew DavisThe Press-Sentinel
Charles Whitfield, MDMy Books on Amazon International Society for Ethical Psychology & Psychiatry
Sue DigreCity of Pacifica, CA - City Council Member Facebook
Because truth and caring will protect our basic freedoms.
Tall Guys FreeTallGuysFree.com Facebook
We believe in telling the truth and always being transparent. Hiding things only makes matters worse for us and others.
Francisco Pierre-LouisFacebook Twitter
It should be obvious for people running for office or currently in office to be honest and to tell the truth. We have a duty to serve the people not the powerful few.
Graham BodieFacebook LinkedIn Website
I believe in truth and accountability. I choose to listen first in my interactions with others, and I expect them to be honest and base their positions on sound logic even if we disagree.
The Institute For International Law And Democratic Affairs LLCFacebook: The Institute For International Law And Democratic Affairs Science and Peace based developmental security. Educational examples of our work.
We assist those who help others.
Non Sequitur ShowFacebook LinkedIn
I think it is important to create and support strong moral ideas absent religion while in search of truth.
Aviv OvadyaTwitter LinkedIn Website
The pledge does a wonderful job of describing my values and goals.
Truth is the only way to fix the government
Dr. Elizabeth AdadiBallotpedia The New Tropic - Bio
I want to empower our country to become a community where our differences are part of the fabric that make us so uniquely great. Taking the Pro-Truth Pledge is a great step in this direction.
Mireia GuerauOSU Faculty Profile
Cheryl ButlerSummit County, Utah Democrats - Party Chair Facebook
I love the Pro-Truth Pledge! This is exactly what we need from all our elected officials.
As a pediatrician, I understand the importance, the necessity of using science and data and fact-based information. When we all make daily decisions that affect the lives of all of us. An application of the scientific method to policy-making ALWAYS allows the government and the public to make better decisions.
This pledge is a great start for those of us who want to reaffirm our belief in practicing rationality and intellectual honesty in our civil discourse. Maintaining our fidelity to the truth can be hard work, but it is so important.
In signing this pledge, I commit to running a campaign based on facts, not partisan rhetoric. That should be something we can all agree on.
I signed the pledge as there is too much fake news, partial truths, and just plain misleading information posted on Internet sites.
Tim WardFacebook LinkedIn Changemaker Books
I am a publisher of Changemakers Books, and we publish books about transformation in order to make the world a better place. The Pro-Truth pledge is aligned with our core values and mission. I am also an author, blogger, and former journalist, and have personally be very concerned about the label post-truth and how it has affected public discourse and media coverage.
I signed the pledge because it is time to stand up to the false propaganda and vitriol that is being spread across our desktops and television screens.
I signed the pledge because I am already committed to serving with integrity and checking sources and information for reliability as much as I can. I believe all public figures should be dedicated to presenting truthful communication.
P. Shannon ElswickBallotpedia
For decades, my leadership philosophy has been to be first and foremost principle-centered. My values demand it and I want to be held accountable by others to live up to that standard.
Zoe RyanFacebook LinkedIn My website
I am pro truth and positive change. We all deserve to live in a transparent society where we are not being fed false truths and misinformation as truth.
Fred J. LauverLinkedin
Gary MortFacebook Lane County, OR Community College - Faculty Directory South Lane School District School Board Member
I think factual truth based governance is critical.
We have to stand strong with the truth and not back down to fall further behind with the misinformation.
Edward Van DeventerBallotpedia
John Farmer de la TorreBallotpedia
I am a journalist who is also a candidate for the United States Congress. As such, I believe journalistic ethics of accuracy, verification, and transparency are invaluable to the functioning of society and our politics while continued propaganda and willful misinformation is a national cancer we must eradicate.
Jake BooneFacebook Twitter For Mayor of Cottage Grove, OR
As an elected official, a citizen, and a member of humanity at large, it is incumbent upon me to do my utmost to base my opinions and beliefs on verifiable truth, and to encourage others to do likewise. This holds true even (and especially) if the truth on a matter proves inconvenient or uncomfortable for me.
The Rainbow LeagueFacebook
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because I use one of my Facebook pages to promote a group I created that fouses on informing the public about personal self-empowerment and how individuals anywhere in the world, regardless of their circumstances, can empower themselves and achieve their goals in life. As part of my Page, I am promoting a positive form of self-empowerment that recognizes the intrinsic value in all life and respects the differences between living things, while encouraging independent thought and action in all areas of life. The focus of my work is to develop inner strength and outward respect and cooperation with others that will aid in strengthening self-determination and self-respect. I had taken the Pledge to identify my organization as promoting truth and encourage my Followers to both trust the information I provide and commit to a similar standard.
Our public discourse used to be based on a generally acknowledged set of facts. Today, everyone can literally have their own facts. We need to come out of our corners and acknowledge what the facts really are.
Will ZellFacebook LinkedIn Zellous.org
“Be truthful, nature only sides with truth”. Quote by Adolf Loos
BE MacomberFacebook Twitter Medium page
I support Julian Assange and WikiLeaks with a mission to publish only factual materials after rigorous vetting.
David MoisanMy website Salem, MA Disability Council Member Facebook
The disability community is very important to me, and I advocate for us every day as an appointed official of my local disability commission. This is no less important for my community.
Bruce Alan MartinLinkedIn
We need public officials and leaders to be committed to honest and truthful behavior, because democracy depends on it.
Dylan GlassFacebook Website
In an era where there is so much division and frustration, being honest and civil is the first step to unity.
I signed the pledge because all candidates and elected officials should be committed to the truth.
The 1 PartyFacebook
Truth is important, and the understanding of it. The 1 Party promotes voter engagement in the political process, and demands integrity from elected officials; that they serve the people and not their own political aspirations. We applaud the work of The Pro-Truth movement.
Garrett PaulGustavus Adolphus College - Emeritus Profile
This misinformation rampant in society today, particularly since it is intended to deceive, mislead, and divert attention from the real issues, is appalling and threatens to undermine civil society and even the republic itself.
Maia DendingerBallotpedia University of Maine - Adjunct Professor
I took the pledge because a functioning democracy relies on an informed public and honest representatives. If politicians have to lie to garner support, then they demonstrate a lack of faith in the ability of their platform to hold up to rational scrutiny.
Kevin WilkFacebook LinkedIn Walnut Creek, CA City Council Member Bio
Truth is Government is essential for an accountable government that is run by the people.
Jim BratnoberBallotpedia LinkedIn Bratnober loses by 11 votes in Recount for Idaho State Senate
We have become accustomed to politicians lying and some news organizations presenting alternative facts. This needs to stop. I will not be party to it . My word is my bond.
I believe truth and transparency in public service are of utmost importance.
Javier Cuevas LandrónTwitter
I sign the pledge because I love the internet and I love social media. People sharing false information erodes the space that the internet was intended to be.
Jake EllisFacebook LinkedIn
Parties divide people but truthful dialogue and candid discussion about issues and solutions can bring people together for a brighter future.
Edward SimonFacebook LinkedIn
The rhetoric of politics gets in the way of progress. I support useful dialogue, supporting an opponent is the best way to achieve bipartisanship, something we need more of.
Jon WizardFacebook Twitter Instagram
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because facts matter, and if we expect to live in a society based on fairness, justice, and equality, each person must be righteous and forthright in the expression of ideas and arguments.
I believe in civic discourse with truth and transparency as its basis. Proud to support this pledge and work for civic education for all of Idaho!
Peter NewtonFacebook - For Addison, VT County Sheriff
I care about honesty, integrity, transparency, and Justice for all.
Bärbel WinklerDenial 101x - Making Sense of Climate Science Denial Twitter Skeptical Science
Facts and truth matter, which is why I decided to take the pledge. I live and work in Germany and have always had a lot of interest in environmental issues. I have been active as a volunteer at the local zoo and a conservation group for many years. Over time and while learning more about it, I became increasingly aware and concerned about climate change and what it will mean for generations to come. As a means to turn my concerns into something productive, I joined the Skeptical Science (SkS) team in 2010 and started translating selected content into German. Through my involvement with SkS I had the chance to contribute to some of our consensus studies, publish a blog-post every once in a while and help with our online course Denial101x - Making sense of climate science denial.
Brenda EkwurzelUnion of Concerned Scientists Bio Twitter Arctic Research Consortium of the United States Bio
Samantha AhdootPediatrics Associates of Alexandria Bio Why do Pediatricians care about Climate Change? - AAP article
Luis HestresTwitter LinkedIn
I am a tenure-track assistant professor in the communication faculty at the University of Texas at San Antonio . In May 2014 I earned my PhD from the School of Communication at American University. My work has been published in New Media & Society, the International Journal of Communication, and Environmental Politics, and I have presented at the ICA conference, among others. My research focuses on the intersection of technology, political communication and mobilization, Internet freedom, and social change.
Ned WittingBallotpedia Twitter
There is way too much misinformation being disseminated. We need to be able to agree on the facts if we are going to make good policy decisions.
C. Keiki Stacy WeigleBallotpedia LinkedIn
I have long supported the PTP as a private citizen because I value the importance of practicing and promoting truth-oriented behaviors and facts, with civility.
Kristen HovetMy Website Twitter
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. -Carl Sagan
Martin HellmanStanford - Faculty Emeritus Website Get Curious, Not Furious Rethinking National Security
Misinformation has had disastrous consequences thus far (e.g., our mistakes in Vietnam, Iraq, and North Korea). If we do not become more honest with ourselves and more inquisitive, we might well destroy civilization.
BRIGID MagazineBRIGID Magazine Twitter Instagram
We support truth and accountability in the sharing of news and information. We support evidence-based reporting and realize that reporting the facts is sometimes more difficult than it might seem. We all need to help each other stay accountable. Here is to truth!
Per Gunnar EgesundFacebook
Jørgen Tinglum BøckmanFacebook
Sunlight is the best disinfectant. Anyone has a right to have an opinion but no one has a right to their own set of facts. Manipulation of facts to achieve a certain outcome is unethical and shows a lack of integrity.
Jamie Faye Fentonfentonia.com
I believe in Truth In Politics and plan wholeheartedly to lead by example, as an elected public official.
I signed the pledge to let the public know about me.
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because I am committed to uphold the truth in all aspects of my life. I am responsible and accountable for preserving the pledge and hope to set an example for my peers. Walk beside me today by signing the pledge to make a difference and bring awareness to our actions. Thank you.
I believe in TRUTH in all matter especially the news media and politicians.
I believe in facts. I believe facts are proven and can be proven time and time again. Facts are either true or false. Facts are not biased, facts are facts. We have to follow what is real and what we observe to be facts, much like the scientific method.
I signed the pledge because I am tired of politics as usual. I believe that it is time to hold politicians accountable for their half-truths and letting their votes be bought. I want people to see that I will be different and I will stand by my word. Everyone should be held accountable for not telling the truth.
Because the truth is always the best lying get no one any place, and as a candidate for Congress, this one thing is a big issue with our current elected.
Ana Mo DesFacebook Ana Mo Des runs for mayor of Kalaheo - Hawaii News Article
I signed the pledge because when we put ourselves out there to serve for the public it should always be with truth, justice and liberty for all.
I signed the pledge because I believe that elected officials should be held accountable for what they say.
William SpurlockFacebook Ballotpedia
As a candidate for the US House of Representatives running with the use of the slogan Leadership with Integrity. HONESTY is one of the building blocks to having real integrity; conducting your private life or life out of the public eye the same as you would in view of all. Thirty-four years of military service teaches honesty and selfless service always protect your integrity. Hold them close. I will do just that and your pledge is one I would encourage all to take. It is an opportunity for many to conduct a self-check and do an updated personal assets inventory to be sure you still hold on to what you said you stood for. I STAND FOR TRUTH AND HONESTY 100% of the time!
The only way for us to acknowledge our common ground and precipitate authentic progress in our individual lives, as well as in the political sphere, is to commit to understanding reality itself. What happened is what happened. If I ever learn that I have shared information that is either false or misleading, I tend to feel deep personal shame; I tend to feel as though I have let my potential constituency down. If I ever share inconvenient truths with my audience, I do so knowing that it may offend the confirmation bias of those who already support me. The truth outweighs such a risk. I do so because facts matter. I PROUDLY take the Pro-Truth Pledge. I do so with an understanding that we are all susceptible to fake news and partisan Disinformation. When I am corrected by another, I feel that I owe a debt to the person, even if it what I wanted to hear. In my mind, they have offered me an invaluable service. They have filled gaps in my knowledge that had been left empty and could have remained as such had they not challenged the falsehoods I would have unknowingly had them believe to be true. I will identify and acknowledge my own speculation as exactly that: speculation. I welcome and commit to the truth. I hold my fact-checker friends in high esteem and welcome their input. No matter how ugly, it is our truths that connect us all. We are welcome to interpret the truths according to our own philosophies, but in its absence, we are indeed, at the mercy of those who would deceive us for their own benefit.
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Jason Burke MurphyLinkedin
Living publicly with truth outweighs the safety nets of any ideology.
Christopher ChamberlinBallotpedia Linkedin
Because it is time for clarity in politics. It is time to hold the elected officials accountable.
It is the duty of a citizen to spread the truth
CaptainFactWebsite Facebook Twitter
CaptainFact helps the public to share sources and verifications on a video or a live stream. We are promoting the values of the pro-truth pledge among our users and we try to stick to them in our daily work by being transparent and factual.
Honesty and transparency will be key in healing the divides that you cost in our country.
Jeffrey LockeBallotpedia Facebook
I signed the pledge to provide the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth because I am running for district seat 124 in SW Kansas. I am also a full-time teacher and as a public figure, integrity is of the highest importance. Make Kansas Great Again!!!
John KeenerMayor of City of Pacifica, California
In a perfect world, or just one not ruled by Trump, no one should have to pledge to tell the truth. But here we are.
Voters deserve honesty and transparency from those seeking public office, and misinformation undermines the foundation of democracy by distorting public dialogue.
Truth matters. Words matter.
Alex Van DykeBallotpedia
I signed because I want to help fix our current political climate where candidates attack each other with falsehoods to get votes. This does not help our country or our democracy.
As a representative of the people, ethics and the truth are a basic foundation of how our government runs. This is the reason I feel it is important to have standards that are clearly stated.
Facts and Truth regardless of how uncomfortable to some, always lead us to real solutions of our problems. To solve our problems of healthcare, education, human rights, infrastructure, public safety, public health, environmental destruction, agricultural production and political divide, we must know the truth and discuss the facts, thus, acting according in our solutions.
Brian DonahueBallotpedia - For Colorado House District 11
Dumb All Over PodcastiTunes Twitter Patreon
We at the Dumb All Over podcast are tired of the endless flood of actual fake news that invades all of our lives. As Podcasters who cover current events it is our job and duty to be as truthful and informative as we cab while providing our viewpoint of events.
I want to be the best Governor of Oklahoma. I want to help Oklahomans.
It is important to promote trust and truthfulness in the public arena.
Shirley Simbre-MedeirosFacebook - For Kauai County, HI Council
I have entered this race for Kauai County council because of one reason only my hearts desire to help others here on Kauai. All issues are important here on this island but as a foster parent and working for community programs we need strong women that are not afraid of change and really want to connect with the residents of Kauai.
it has become so difficult to decipher the truth and make informed choices.
Evidence and reason is more important than emotion, tradition, or political parties.
Gbenga AjiboyeBallotpedia Twitter
I want to say the truth to the best of my knowledge and support bills that are truth and evidenced based.
Because I believe truth in our government, and in journalism still matters.
As a voter myself I am tired of the lies and misinformation that is spread everyday. As a candidate for office I want to show people the truth how and why things are the way they are. It’s time the people stand up for truth and take our government back.
Kira PeikoffFacebook LinkedIn My Books on Amazon
I believe that the pursuit of truth in the face of bias and misinformation is crucial to a free society.
I signed because I think it is important to fight the wave of disinformation and self-serving lies being given to the people of this nation. I have a strong belief in transparency and openness that I stand behind.
I signed the pledge because I firmly believe that we, as citizens, deserve the whole truth without bias.
Richard JonesCity of Cody, WY - Planning, Zoning and Adjustment Board Member Facebook Mississippi Fencing Club
I believe in transparency in our Government. Government officials should be held accountable to tell the truth to the public. We are a democracy for the people.
Rebecca WhiteEmerge Vermont Profile Daily UV article - Rebecca White Seeks Re-election to a 2-Year Seat Hartford Selectboard Hartford Selectboard Website
Robert DemicBallotpedia Facebook
I signed this pledge because it is already a part of my campaign promises. It is obvious that outright lies with little consequence is destroying our democracy and our political system.
Tim GuilesFacebook Ballotpedia
I am a truth seeker - - - and today, more than ever, we need to foster an atmosphere of truthfulness in public discourse.
It is important to make sure the people have reliable information to form their own conclusions regarding issues that impact them. You can only become informed if you can trust your sources. I took this pledge because it is my belief that people make the right choices when provided factual information removed from sensationalized and emotionally driven opinions. I trust the people to make the right choice with the right info and I pledge to campaign with factually supported information and to use facts and reliable sources when formulating opinions and generating legislation that impacts everyone.
Ron HortonFacebook Ballotpedia
Many in our government have swayed so far from the truth that it is tearing apart friendships and families with their misinformation and lies. This has to stop! And the only way I see it coming to an end is through bringing awareness of the problem to the forefront and encouraging accountability.
Wayne EsteyBallotpedia Linkedin Zoning Administrator - Dover, VT
Frightened at first because pledges mean something to me. After I read it, there was nothing!!!! there that was not already part of my everyday behavior. I know not everyone lives by this ideal, especially today, and the sad necessity of creating and furthering this effort.
Riccardo VialeGoogle Scholar Citations Luiss School of Government Faculty Profile
To promote a Socratic citizen that strengthens the open society and liberal democracy.
Sabra KurthFacebook Facebook - Going the Extra Mile for Hartford County, MD
I signed this pledge because, sadly, honesty, in public life and elsewhere, can be hard to find.
Being honest with the voters in my district is vital. The public does not trust politicians for a reason, and I want to do my part to change that.
Roger FrantzSan Diego State Univ. Faculty Profile
It is too easy to lie with social media when everyone has a microphone and when many of us now hate what we hate more than we like what we like. Cass Sunstein calls it the Manichaen sensibility. It can destroy our democracy.
Darrin SmithFacebook Ballotpedia
Because I strongly believe that the public should be informed of the truth from the facts.
Little by little, by holding ourselves and those around us accountable, I hope we can return to an era where we have reason to trust those around us - and especially those asking to represent us in government.
it is time for elected officials to put people before Party! Many do not tell the truth or bend the truth worried about what others would say, instead of just being honest and address the real issues...
I signed the pledge because the truth matters. When someone is elected by dishonest means, it fosters distrust and cynicism that erodes democracy.
I believe factual information should be readily available to the public through as many sources as possible.
Brendon Kaleiaina LeeFacebook Friends of Kalei’āina
The truth is important. Too often there are those that use half truths and misleading statements to influence an election.
All we really have is our word in this world, and we must all trust and honor our words and our families, to be a real leader in Hawaii and the Nation. Eddie US Senate Hawaii 2018 Candidate
I signed because truth and transparency are critical to a properly functioning democratic republic.
Myron GersonUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Michael A. HepburnBallotpedia
We need authentic, working-class and middle-class people to run for and win seats all across the nation to shape the public policy that affects us all… Our vast perspectives are important and need to be heard.
John MorreyFaculty Website
Christopher LuhnChristopher N. Luhn, P.C.
Gregory C DuerdenBallotpedia LinkedIn
As a newspaperman for over 40 years, I strove to find the truth in every story and every issue. As a candidate I am still very pro-truth, as I hope all elected officials will be.
Brian MarcosFacebook LinkedIn For State Delegate District 10 - Maryland
I am a man of integrity, Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. As an elected official we are working to make our communities safer and better in all aspects. Without our people there is no us, we must serve & honor our roles as leaders and stand for what is right.
I signed the pledge because human lives are not improved by truth, not lies.
Anjali Reed PhukanBallotpedia
Honesty should be praised and cherished.
Nora RozengurtUCLA Faculty Profile
As a scientist, I believe the truth matters. While solutions may differ, we have to start with the same understanding of the facts in order to tackle any problem successfully. Recent attacks on the truth itself undermine public confidence and make it harder to deliver on strong commitments to education, the environment, healthcare, and all the other issues I and many others hold so dear. I hope all of those running for office can take this pledge so we can finally start working on solutions to our pressing problems.
Jeff GriffithBallotpedia LinkedIn
Part of civic duty is always communicating the truth to the public.
Integrity and honesty are not negotiable in those who seek and hold public office.
David JeangFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia
Integrity is what is lacking in leadership in our country nowadays, even in mainstream media and journalism. I am tired of false narratives and propaganda being crowed and taken as true by public figures and their blind followers while denouncing the real truth tellers at the same time.
This is pretty much how I operate anyway. I shift positions when available facts change. I dispute experts when the specific facts available to me suggest they are wrong—although a great many influential and highly-recognized economists have no real credentials so I get a pass in that field anyway.
Abrian VelardeFacebook Ballotpedia
I signed because we need to combat against the passing of false information as fact.
Tyler AllredFacebook Ballotpedia
I signed this pledge because I believe truth is the great mediator. In times of great divide only the truth can bring people together.
Lee Anne WalkerFacebook Ballotpedia
We need to commit to truth, to fairness, and equal rights under the law.
As someone who studied political science in undergrad and who is currently working on their masters I know it is important to cite your information. This is especially true when you are trying to change or create public policy. Lies are never a good foundation for elected officials to push changes in the law nor do they help the people that elected them. That is why I signed the pledge.
Michael HardyMichael Ryan Hardy
I want my constituents to be confident that they can have faith in their representatives and the legislative process, and that I have their interests in mind.
Luke EvslinFacebook Kaua County Council Member Elect Hawaii News Article
A commitment to a set of shared truths is integral for democracy to function. It is not enough to point fingers at others who are being untruthful, it is important that we all commit ourselves to upholding the truth. While this will not fix all of the problems that we are seeing, at least it will give us a sturdy foundation to begin the hard work of repairing our political institutions.
We need to repair the discourse in our nation if ever we are to come together to solve the problems we face. It is past time that truth, decency, and civility return as the norm.
Erin HennesseyOSU Faculty Directory
I signed the pledge because it is important for everyone to maintain honesty in their lives, particularly in the public eye. It is vital that we share information that is credible and truthful. I pledge to run an honest campaign and make sure everything that is shared by me is verifiable.
Linda OostermanThurston County, WA, Public Utility District Commissioner Profile
Nothing matters except the TRUTH.
Salim RashidUNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
David HufstaderDavid Hufstader Photography
Sharon FarmerSharon Farmer Website
Paula PovilaitisFacebook Ballotpedia
Political candidates need to be truthful and positive when running for office. The public needs to believe in their leaders.
Stephen BallLinkedIn Ballotpedia
Because I believe deeply in honesty, transparency and integrity in all public and private interactions. It is especially important for public officials and people elected office to hold themselves to the highest standards of honesty and integrity in all aspects of their life.
Neelam SoundarajanOSU Faculty Profile
Timothy SizemoreFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia
I believe that governing by truth and principle are essential not just in politics, but in every day life.
I have taken this pledge because just like my constitutional oath, I plan to restore integrity and trustworthiness back to the role of politician by being an honest individual first. This is what the people of California will expect of me first and foremost and they deserve to have their public servants committed to them and not express any disloyalty.
John ChapmanAlexandria, VA City Council - Member BIo Alexandria Living Magazine - Chapman Re-elected to City Council
We need more reasonable discourse in our political campaigns across the country.
Bernie Sanders ProgressivesFacebook Linkedin Facebook - Don Mersel
The truth is necessary for democracy to exist.
Our Revolution - Central JerseyFacebook
I support Bernie Sanders as the first authentic politician since JFK, RFK, and MLK were assassinated. Seems telling the truth is dangerous but I am doing this to make a better world for my millennial children and young grandchildren.
Edward DundasNevada Public Radio - The Race for Governor Ballotpedia Vote Smart Bio
My campaign is about getting mental health care and nutrition to retired vets and making Nevada a model for getting these people to contribute to society by growing their own food in nurseries, work with bee keepers and utilizing Nevada mines for their precious resources
Michael DwyerClearwater Communications
If I am elected I will seek to represent my District with utmost honesty and integrity.
Brandon MedenwaldFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia
I signed the pledge because truth and facts must be front and center for civil debate in any functioning democracy.
Dimitri ChernyBallotpedia Instagram
Too many of our candidates AND elected representatives continue to tell citizens both what we want to hear, and the myths we have all grown up with, but are eroding civilization. It is time for ALL of running for office and in office to come clean and tell the facts and nothing but the facts and let the myths die so the next generations can finally live in the America we have always known it could be.
As a candidate I have pledged to myself that I will never lie to my voters before or after elected. This will give me checks and balances when needed.
Lucas St. ClairBallotpedia
David RigneyOSU Faculty Profile
The stability of any society depends on on-going education and the ability to distinguish what is true from unsupported claims that are not true. History has shown that the big lie is used over and over by selfish individuals and groups, leading to horrible damage. The scientific community and a free press are two communities that are vital for protecting us all from such damage.
L. Eugene ArnoldThe Ohio State University - Wexner Medical Center
John DiamondBrody School of Medicine at East Carolina Univ. Faculty Profile
I signed the pledge because of the importance of truth, in public discourse and in science.
So many of our elected officials bend the truth or offer alternative facts to support their position. Instead, leaders of integrity allow the truth and the facts that support the truth guide them to the best possible solutions for those they represent. I will do my best to serve the 1st District of Virginia in Congress with integrity, guided by truth.
Barry WardOSU Faculty Profile
Thom HarnettFacebook Linkedin Mayor - Gardiner, ME
I have always tried to be truthful and respect those who share that belief. I am disheartened by those using and spreading information that is not true to advance their personal agendas. We can disagree on policy but not on what is true.
I signed the pledge to ensure that the truth is shared openly and freely to inform and educate all citizens.
Michael TweedleThe Ohio State University - Regenerative Medicine
John Stuart Mills, a famous British philosophy and political scientist of the 18th century believed that truth required a free flow of expression that could be debated in order to arrive at the truth. As a candidate for Utah House District #13, an informed public is the only sure way to maintain the integrity our representative democracy and it begins with political candidates providing voters with good information so they can make the best decisions possible.
Marilyn MechamFor Utah House District 3 Ballotpedia
I am sick of politicians presenting their own version of the truth and pledge to sopport truth in government
Lisa JordanFaculty Website
Joseph OttobreOSU Faculty Directory
HAYRANI OZDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - OSU Researchgate Evolutionary Enerxaction
Selin MalkocOSU faculty page
Half truth is often a great lie (Benjamin Franklin)
Distrust is a huge issue in my industry as at this point of the time, consumers and public (apart from the brand) do not know much about clothes they buy. Basically there is lack of information where the goods are produced, by whom and under which conditions. I think that research in that specific area is critical for further improvement. I am very interested to join your initiative, support you and learn how I can implement the similar activity within my field.
Roger PageFaculty Website
I signed this pledge because we have the responsibility to use truth and facts in to enhance the common good.
Josh StreeterDepartment of Theatre - OSU
I am concerned about the apparent decay of both the interest in and the pursuit of the truth. Too often, and for whatever number of factors, information is uncritically engaged, examined, interpreted, and rebroadcast to the detriment of individuals and society. If we should demand more honesty, transparency, and accountability from our governments, media, businesses, academies, and ourselves, we could reverse this trend and more easily better the lives of all.
Stuart RabyFaculty Website
Brian EdmistonThe Ohio State University Directory
Tracy TylkaOSU Faculty Profile
Bill TownsendOfficial Website Twitter Facebook
I signed this pledge because one of the best ways to clean up Congress is to tell the truth. The American people deserve information that is supported by facts and data, a core tenant of my campaign for U.S. House of Representatives in Nevada CD4.
John RushFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia
I signed the pledge because I believe it is absolutely essential to speak the truth and act with integrity in ever area of life.
Letitia NaiglesFaculty Website
Joshua BradshawBallotpedia Linkedin Billings Gazette article
I take your pledge, because I believe that we can only tackle the problems we must of we first agree to stick to the truth.
Carl CowenIUPUI Faculty Profile
I support truth and I hope academic, political, and corporate leaders do also.
Pravin TrivediIU Faculty Profile
I reviewed the pledge and I am already trying to do all in it. It will help me focus.
One of the main reasons I decided to run for office is being fed up with the blind partisanship, and the way it is fueled by misinformation. I am watching otherwise good people, inspired by bad information, resort to hatred and dehumanization. Our society will crumble if we do not do our part to respect the truth.
Sohini BagchiLinkedIn My website
It is important to let people know that truth matters to us, in the digital information age, and I not only abide by that but ensure we should all be accountable for promoting it.
I believe in order to have the best society possible we need to built on a foundation of the truth. It is a responsibility of elected officials that act on behalf of citizens to lead by example and set a standard of truth for society. We have had way too many occurrences of our elected officials comfortably lying to their constituents on a regular basis and I hope to a be a part of changing that culture.
Regardless of political ideology, we should all demand that our representatives be forthcoming and truthful with us- their constituents- always.
Richard BrazeltonBallotpedia LinkedIn Twitter
Truth, Keeping Promises, and Not Overriding the Voters is all I want out of local politics.
Margaret RustickCal State East Bay Directory
I have been a leading figure in the fight against dark money in both local and statewide elections in Montana. Sanitizing sunlight slays the weeds of anarchy before they can take root!
Tom BurnsFaculty Website
George BackusScripps Institute of Oceanography Faculty Profile
Science is being undermined by alternate truth.
Robert WelzelFacebook LinkedIn Ballotpedia
Fidelity to truth is a cornerstone for our republic. Far too many are relying upon propaganda to steer us far from our founding principles.
Mark HealdSwarthmore - Mark Heald
Sofia CollinBallotpedia Instagram
I am sincerely committed to upholding the honor and standards of the office I wish to attain with fearless devotion to truth, justice, and honesty in all endeavors, and to wholeheartedly encourage everyone to pursue this integrity for themselves.
Kathryn G.H. NicholesMy website
I am the Libertarian candidate for Montana state legislature house district 30 in Nov2018. I prefer to rely on history and science-based projections of our future, and evidence-based methods for organizing our economy and justice systems. I appreciate thoughtful debate and discussion with others of any identity, and hope to engage others with courtesy and respect for the good of all. The spirit of the Pro-Truth Pledge is an excellent background for public collaboration.
Rev. Jim BurkloFacebook USC Staff Profile Mindful Christianity by Jim Burklo
The foundations of democracy are being seriously undermined by cynical political forces that use lies and distortions to weaken trust in the press, in the judiciary, and in science. I want to be part of a movement to lift up the critical importance of understanding what it means to be committed to the truth. In particular I am committed to this effort in the context of American Christianity, which unfortunately has become identified with the mendacity of the Trump administration. I am leading this effort for personal honesty from the pulpits of America: http://tcpc.blogs.com/musings/2018/04/fearless-sunday.html .
I signed the Pledge because I always try to be completely truthful, and I have no problem publicly pledging to remain that way.
Douglas CampbellFacebook LinkedIn
I signed the pledge because partial, biased, and sensationalized news is negatively impacting our ability to hold functional public discourse, and weakening the strength of our country.
I signed the Pro-Truth Pledge because we must base our democratic decisions on evidence and not fear.
Craig VogelUniv. of Cincinnati Faculty Profile
Because I share the sentiment expressed the Pro Truth information, and after talking with Gleb, I want to support this idea.
Patrick HurleyFaculty Website
Monika KressSan Jose State Univ. Faculty Profile
Jeff BlackHumboldt State Univ. Faculty Profile
I signed the pledge because I am committed to honesty, truth, and integrity.
Judge Maria JacksonJudge of the 339th State District Court in Houston, Harris County, Texas
I took the pledge because I hold myself to speak the truth at all times. Elected officials should be held at the highest standard of honesty and integrity. As a Criminal Court Judge, I am entrusted to function within this highest standard and make decisions based on the truth.
Stacey ScottMy website
I am horrified about the dystopian democracy we now live in.
I signed the pledge because people deserve the highest level of integrity from those they entrust to serve them.
I read original sources and original research whenever possible. Politicians who are selling an idea distort or lie too frequently. I will not.
I signed the Pro-truth Pledge because the facts point the way to truth and our understanding of each other and our world. The truth sets us free because we can see the reality and so begin to change with bigger dreams of a better way and pathway to change the things that need changing and make progress for our lives, our humanity, our environment and our economy.
Kevin KensingerBallotpedia Linkedin
I signed the pledge because our campaign is all about taking power back to the people, and the truth is central to that. No longer will we allow big business politicians to mislead the masses. We will provide real solutions and fight to unrig the economy; armed with science, math, and facts.
Eric JakobssonUniv. of IL Faculty Profile
Matt AndersonOSU Faculty Profile
Kay GrayFacebook Instagram Linkedin
I signed the pledge because I believe honesty and integrity must be a core value in public officials.
Jacob MasonFacebook Twitter Ballotpedia
Y’all emailed me and I already do what you talked about. I’m running for California Senate to represent District 6.
Unfakery joined signers of the pledge because we could debunk articles and images all day long, and build dozens of tools to teach better information habits; but unless our target audience values truth more highly than serving an agenda or winning political points, we won’t be able to make a real impact on the problem of fakery. Nor will we be able to affect the large number of people whose opinions and voting are shaped by it.
Because the truth will set us free!
I believe in openess and transparency
I have signed this pledge because the truth is what will keep us a free people.
I think it is important that issues be debated with the truth, and not spun to fit a preset narrative.
Douglas B McKeag, MD, MSOR Health and Science Univ. Hospital Faculty Profile
Cory EnglishFor Idaho State Senate
Jeffrey LevineGeological Consulting Services
Although I have withdrawn my name from the U.S. Senate race for 2018, I like the pledge because it reminds everyone about the moral fabric of humanity. It is sad that we must remind public servants to tell the truth, but there is hope; someone thought of this humble pledge!
Thomas WassmerFacebook LinkedIn My Website
Because in the Trump era it became even more important to distinguish between fake and real information. The truth is not a matter of opinion but facts. As a scientist I know that there is no absolute certainty but there are facts that are well supported by data and others that are not. Another tool is the precautionary principle that can guide us to be cautious when we risk a precious good like Planet Earth, human and environmental health - and choose the least dangerous path...
I signed the pledge because the basis of formulating effective public policy is agreeing on a verifiable set of facts, and then holding public officials/candidates accountable for what they say and do to address public policy issues/problems.
Frank MerrittUniversity of Chicago - Department of Physics
Laura Hazelton JonesLinkedin
Sattva NeelapuUniv. of TX Medical Center Faculty Profile
David MoshmanStar Trek on The Truth of the World
As the author of Epistemic Cognition: The Psychology of Justification and Truth, I recognize that truth is not always what it seems and is not easily achieved, but commitment to truth remains as important as ever.
James DolanFaculty Website
Joel TarrFaculty Website
Peter NyikosMy departmental home page at the Univ. of South Carolina
I have long stood for the things the pledge is based on. In particular, I have publicly supported those who behave in the manner supported by the pledge, and corrected many who have published or posted inaccurate, misleading, or false statements. Two examples: (1) I sent corrections to the original English translator the great pro-truth work, The Gulag Archipelago by Solzhenitsyn, of two footnotes in which he was relying on secondhand information about El Campesino and Bertrand Russell, by sending photocopies of statements each had written in books on the Soviet slave labor system and (2) I sent Peter Singer a correction of his ill-advised public statements in The New York Review of Books about the quality of life of Baby Jane Doe, using a photocopy of a column by Nat Hentoff in The Village Voice explaining how Baby Jane Doe was doing quite well. I also offered to debate Dr. Singer in private e-mail, an offer he respectfully declined.
Boye OgunseitanFaculty Website
Judith BusterThe Ohio State University
Charles HaynesMGH Institute of Health Professions Faculty Profile
Christopher BehrensUniv. of WA Medical School Faculty Profile
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