Anita MonCrief is a Senior Advisor at True the Vote and is the Editor-in-Chief of Emerging Corruption, but she is best known as the ACORN/Project Vote Whistleblower.
MonCrief attended the University of Alabama where she majored in political science and history.
MonCrief worked as intern for the American Bar Association Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (ABA CEELI), where she assisted with the creation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Assessment Index. In 2002, she partnered with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on their mission to Macedonia as an election observer. She has also worked with the International Crisis Group and the Grameen Foundation.
In 2005, Anita joined the Strategic Writing and Research Department of ACORN Political Operations and its affiliate Project Vote.
In 2008 she came forward as the confidential source of the New York Times and then publicly to expose the damage that ACORN has done to the impoverished and marginalized communities, as well as its rampant voter fraud, and gained notoriety as the ACORN whistle blower.