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Biden Admin Emails Reveal They Attempted To Use School Children To Register Voters


Newly uncovered emails reveal that the Biden administration sought taxpayer funds to start a program using school children to help register voters.

In emails obtained by the Daily Caller, it was revealed that the Department of the Interior created a plan in 2022 to give children attending Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools voter registration materials.

The plan aimed to register more Native American voters.

DOI attorney-advisor Joshua Berg wrote in an email that the Biden admin “developed a plan to distribute voter registration applications at BIE schools so that school children [could] bring home voter registration applications to their parents and/or guardians.”

In a separate email, BIE leader Jennifer Wiginton wrote, “Department leadership is proposing having BEI send home voter registration cards with students to give to their parents.”

The plan, however, never came to fruition.

The Daily Caller broke the story:

The Biden administration sought taxpayer funding for a program that would use school children to provide voter registration materials to Native Americans, according to emails obtained by Protect the Public’s Trust and shared with the Daily Caller News Foundation.

Department of the Interior (DOI) officials in 2022 developed a plan that would have given Native American children attending Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools voter registration materials to bring home to their parents, internal emails show. Native Americans strongly preferred Democratic House candidates that year, with 56% saying they would cast their ballot for a Democrat compared to the 40% who said they’d vote Republican, according to a poll conducted by the African American Research Collaborative shortly before the midterm elections.

“Department leadership is proposing having BEI send home voter registration cards with students to give to their parents,” BIE team lead Jennifer Wiginton wrote in a February 2022 email.

BIE’s proposed native voter registration plan, according to DOI attorney-advisor Joshua Berg, was formulated to comply with Executive Order 14019, which President Joe Biden issued in March 2021. The order compelled the heads of federal agencies to “evaluate ways in which the agency can, as appropriate and consistent with applicable law, promote voter registration and voter participation.”

Berg went into greater detail regarding the proposed voter registration operation, writing in March 2022 that he and his colleagues had “developed a plan to distribute voter registration applications at BIE schools so that school children [could] bring home voter registration applications to their parents and/or guardians.” Under Berg’s plan, the federal government would also have provided “return envelopes with pre-paid postage so that parents and/or guardians [could] mail in their completed voter registration applications directly to the corresponding elections office in their state.”



 

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