Election Embezzlement: Harris Says Administration To Pay College Students To Register Voters

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by Tyler Durden
Friday, Mar 01, 2024 - 02:25 AM

Like the increasingly brazen thievery in America's cities, the Democrats' use of government resources to reinforce their hold on power is becoming more blatant by the day. 

The latest: On Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris announced the federal government will start paying college students to register voters and serve as poll workers. College students and young people in general historically lean heavily Democratic: Biden received 65% of votes cast by 18- to 24-year-olds in the 2020 election, compared to 51% overall. 

“We have been doing work to promote voter participation for students,” said Harris as she met with activists representing more than 20 voting rights groups. “For example, we have under the Federal Work-Study program now allow students to get paid through Federal Work-Study to register people and to be non-partisan poll workers. As we know, this is important for a number of reasons. One, to engage our young leaders in this process and activate them in terms of their ability to strengthen our communities.”

"Curious how they chose college students and not veterans,” said New Hampshire state Rep. Ross Berry. “Almost like this is just a scheme to register Democrats and not actually increase participation of all voters. In most states, the areas they are targeting already have these programs under the National Voter Registration Act, so why the sudden interest in injecting college students? I think we know the answer.”

Further tipping the self-serving slant of its taxpayer-funded voter-registration machinery, the Biden administration chose the Juneteenth holiday -- which commemorates the abolition of slavery -- as one of three occasions on which it will have registration blitzes, Axios reports. Biden won the 2020 black vote by a 92% to 8% margin. Another push will come on the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

It doesn't stop there. Harris said the administration has also ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to send voter registration solicitations to Americans who've obtained health insurance via the Affordable Care Act marketplace. According to a 2017 Cal-Berkeley study, "Republicans are fully 12 percentage points less likely to purchase marketplace plans than Democrats."

Students promoting voter registration at North Carolina historically black colleges and universities in 2022 (via Common Cause)

Federal employees, whose 2019 party identification skewed Democratic by a 50% to 26% margin, get free time off to vote -- even if they choose to do so during early voting. 

The announcement that taxpayer funds will be used to pay a Democrat-leaning demographic to find new voters to register comes a week after Biden, defying the Supreme Court, cancelled another $1.2 billion in student debt -- in a thinly-veiled scheme to use your money to buy votes.