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Records Reveal How ‘Bidenbucks’ Could Affect Battleground Nevada 

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024
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At least four federal agencies likely will be involved in helping to mobilize voters in Nevada, based on President Joe Biden’s executive order on elections, which some critics call “Bidenbucks.”

Through a public records request, The Daily Signal obtained copies of letters from Nevada Secretary of State Francisco V. Aguilar to federal agencies regarding implementation of Biden’s executive order. 

Executive Order 14019, which Biden signed in March 2021, directs every federal agency to be active in boosting voter participation and to partner with nonprofit organizations in doing so. 

Previous records obtained by The Daily Signal as well as watchdog groups show these private actors partnering with agencies or communicating with Biden White House officials on the order.

These actors include left-leaning groups such as Demos and the American Civil Liberties Union, the Brennan Center for Justice, the Southern Poverty Law Center, billionaire financier George Soros’ Open Society Foundations, and Fair Fight Action, founded by Stacey Abrams, who lost twice as the Democrat nominee for Georgia governor.

On Oct. 27, Francisco Aguilar, a Democrat elected as Nevada’s secretary of state in 2022, wrote top officials in the federal Labor, Health and Human Services, and Veterans Affairs departments, as well as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a subagency in the Department of Homeland Security. 

Aguilar’s request was for each federal agency to act as a voter registration agency in Nevada, which, he writes, is pursuant to Biden’s executive order. 

“Your partnership in this designation will greatly benefit Nevada’s voters by distributing voter registration applications, assisting with qualified voter registrations, and ensuring completed applications are transmitted to County Clerks/Registrars,” his letter to each of the four agencies says.

Aguilar’s letter also cites Section 7 of the 1993 National Voter Registration Act. The section requires that states offer voter registration opportunities at certain state and local offices, including public assistance and disability offices. 

That section of the U.S. statute known as the “motor voter law” also says that “states may designate as voter-registration agencies nongovernmental offices (such as private colleges) or federal government offices,” according to the Justice Department.

In his letter to Labor Secretary Julie Su, Aguilar specifically asks the department to designate its American Job Centers. Those centers were established in 2014 to offer training referrals, career counseling, job listings, and other employment-related services.

A spokesperson for Aguilar did not respond to The Daily Signal’s request for comment before publication time.

The White House previously announced that the Labor Department would encourage states to designate the more than 2,400 American Job Centers as voter registration locations.

A subagency at the Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Community Living, announced it would create a “voting access hub” to connect with older adults and those with disabilities who want to vote. 

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced it would provide materials and assistance in both registering and voting for tens of thousands of inpatients and residents, including inpatients at VA medical centers.

We are exploring the opportunity to become an NVRA-designated agency in Nevada,” Veterans Affairs spokesperson Susan Carter told The Daily Signal, referring to the National Voter Registration Act. 

“Currently, VA only has three pilot NVRA designated agencies in the state of Michigan,” she said.

Spokespersons for the other three federal agencies involved did not immediately respond to The Daily Signal’s request for comment on this report.

The House Administration Committee, which has oversight of elections, earlier subpoenaed 15 members of Biden’s Cabinet regarding the implementation of the president’s executive order. 

Republicans object to Biden’s order, noting it could prompt federal employees to violate the Hatch Act, a law that prohibits partisan political activity using government time or resources, as well as the Antideficiency Act, which prohibits federal agencies from spending public money on matters not authorized by Congress. 

Biden administration officials have argued that the president’s order is about promoting voter accessibility and ensuring that voting is easier for Americans.

The House Committee on Small Business has investigated the Small Business Administration’s efforts to register voters, holding a hearing June 5. In March, SBA announced a memorandum of understanding with the Michigan Department of State, the chief election agency for the battleground state, to facilitate voter registration efforts ahead of the election cycle this year.

Fred Lucas is chief news correspondent and manager of the Investigative Reporting Project for The Daily Signal.

Reprinted with Permission from The Daily Signal – By Fred Lucas

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PaulE
PaulE
1 month ago

The entire federal bureaucracy has already been instructed by Team Biden to make voter registration of Democrat voters a priority for the upcoming election. This action was done several months ago, with the express purpose of ensuring Democrats would have the means to generate blowout numbers in terms of ballots. Note the emphasis on ballots versus voters. All the DNC needs is names on voter registration rolls, so they can prepare enough ballots ahead of time to ensure they can repeat 2020 all over again. With most voters likely going the mail-in voter route, once the envelope containing the ballot is open and quickly discarded at key swing state counting facilities, those inputting ballots can load virtually any ballots into the system for counting. In 2020 too much of the voter manipulation was being captured in terms of key swing state counts all moving up in unison with nearly identical numbers in the middle of the night, along with boxes of ballots being pulled out from under tables after a counting center was closed for the night. Democrats are just trying to make things less obvious this time around. Thus, the need for the federal government to get as many names registered Democrat ahead of time. It’s just streamlining the whole process for them and making it more efficient.
Nothing in the above article is actually new “news”, if that was the intention of running this story today. Yes, Congressional Republicans should rightly object to the federal government being used to essentially act as a Democrat “get out the vote” operation. However, just like everything else the Congress has tried to do to reign in this lawless administration, Team Biden and the Executive branch will continue to do as they please and ignore the protests of Republicans in Congress. Congress has one real power and that is the power of the purse. However, GOP members of Congress won’t use it for fear of being called nasty names by Democrats and the MSM. So, the show continues to play out before us. This is what is meant by the ancient Chinese saying of “May you live interesting times”.

John
John
1 month ago

Just tell the truth Socialist Democrats must be stopped! They are the enemy!

JoEllen
JoEllen
1 month ago

Why wouldn’t this be considered election interference and why is it allowed? It seems the Biden administration is doing everything underhanded that it can. What happened to what “We the People” making the choices during the voting process? You keep getting these anti-American antics and by doing so American Values and Morals are being completed ignored. Our Democracy is in the toilet with Biden/Obamas had on the flush handle.

Thinking
Thinking
1 month ago

The dems got elected through fraud in 2020 and are buying the 2024 election through tax payers dept in the government. They are supposed to be working for the American people. Only Obiden has weaponized every dept in govt to work for him and all other dem candidates and rat out any opponents to Obiden’s regime. Should Obiden be re-elected all opponents will be arrested, harassed, brainwashed, and if that doesn’t work arrested and never to be heard from again. First the most prominent and then the average Joe and Joan to be replaced with an invader. You know those malleable people that feel obligated to Obiden. Who will be replaced by Michael Obama the day after the election. You don’t think that is fair. The dems don’t care about that. Vote Trump if you want to survive the debacle that is coming after Nov 5th.

Ann Johnson
Ann Johnson
1 month ago

Economy. Borders. Illegitimate aliens. Gas Prices. Grocery prices. Crooked deals . Hunter . Laptop . Old corrupt man cheated the system to get into the White House; he touches little girls, sniffs their hair. His VP is “Border Czar”. I laugh HA HA! But that’s all VP does is laugh. Bad feeling in tummy. Gonna Urch. But first, I vote.

sergio Pastor
sergio Pastor
1 month ago

The US election system seems to be becoming a joke to the Democrats by twisting the rules to get their third-world mentality stile of voting specially coming from the brainless Joe Biden oligarchy modes operand and currently are SUING red states for requiring the I.D. of LEGAL citizens at the polls. They’re attempting to throw their #1 rival Mr. Trump in jail before November rolls around. If we don’t fight back right now, they’ll destroy our democracy forever. Look, the Democrats are praying you don’t respond to this. They want you to stay silent and obedient and I am a Latino DEMOCRAT I have seen this stuff from where I came from….. But we can’t let Democrats win – so we need you to TAKE A STAND. 

Robert
Robert
1 month ago

Yeah Biden definitely needs to be Hatch Acted upon. I’m sure he ‘ll hatch some other scheme but lets make him work for it. More than he did in the last election that he wink, wink, nudge, nudge “won”!

mikem
mikem
1 month ago

well they need help because they sure as hell can’t run on their failed disastrous policies.

Robert Zuccaro
Robert Zuccaro
1 month ago

“Voter participation”? More like Democrat voter initiation because they aren’t trying to register more Republicans! Their lame policies are already doing that.

Rebecca Brigandi
Rebecca Brigandi
1 month ago

This just another example of the Democrats doing blatent voter fraud with tax payer money and calling it “getting out the vote”. Biden needs to be called out for his disregard of the constitution..We all know that the only votes they will “get out” are DEMocrat because they never ask for ID when registering people in front of the DMV or in front of walmarts etc, and if someone does not put down a party affiliation the recruiter puts it in for them, and although they are not legally allowed to tell those they are registering who to vote for, they always do. I have witnessed it many times. It is as if the devil is clouding the minds of people to control them.

sergio Pastor
sergio Pastor
1 month ago

The US election system seems to be becoming a joke to the Democrats by twisting the rules to get their third-world mentality stile of voting especially coming from the brainless Joe Biden oligarchy modes operand and currently are SUING red states for requiring the I.D. of LEGAL citizens at the polls. They’re attempting to throw their #1 rival Mr. Trump in jail before November rolls around. If we don’t fight back right now, they’ll destroy our democracy forever. Look, the Democrats are praying you don’t respond to this. They want you to stay silent and obedient and I am a Latino DEMOCRAT I have seen this stuff from where I came from….. But we can’t let Democrats win – so we need you to TAKE A STAND. 

JML
JML
1 month ago

Biden is a devil!
POS!

pegwht
pegwht
1 month ago

Is Biden in violation of the Hatch Act by bringing politics into Governmental workplaces like this? If so .why isn’t someone going after the Biden Administration and put a stop to what he is doing? This looks like election interference to me.

Ty
Ty
1 month ago

This present government in America acts very much like the brown shirts in Nazi Germany in the 1930s. America is a Republic that uses democratic process, not a socialist/communist democracy lie! Vote in this coming election, and if you see something you feel is wrong, such as batch ballot delivery or someone voting you don’t feel is a legal voter, report it immediately. Postman throwing away ballots has to be stopped this time. Our republic and the lives of our children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren is on the line. One world is not our world. America belongs to Americans who have blood in the sand here and have and will protect our way of life, the American Republic. Our Republic and way of life is worth protecting, and at all costs!

Pat R
Pat R
1 month ago

I’m getting more discouraged that Congressional Republicans aren’t cutting the purse that allows Biden to turn government offices and workers into voter registors. Is this part of “and other duties as assigned”, the typical last line of gov’t job descriptions? BUT it shouldn’t include whole departments and agencies within the Administration.
Congress has the power to stop Biden admin from reinterpreting their duties, but so far are doing nothing. They are as pathetic as Biden and his administration.

Ty
Ty
1 month ago

Why hasn’t this been put on Channel 5 News in Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City. Has this been broadcast to the governors office so he can ask why Navada government employees are working for departments of the federal government but paid by Nevadians. We need an answer, whose running the state?

GW
GW
1 month ago

Smells like Treason to me!

Robert
Robert
1 month ago

So how does congress(mike johnson) stop this. No more taxpayer problem to solve this. We pay congress to deal with unlawful acts by government officials. Congress is our voice.

Brian
Brian
1 month ago

Utter nonsense and a guarantee there will be widespread voter fraud! It will be possible for these hundreds of voter registration centers to be properly trained to screen out unqualified voters. And obviously, that’s the goal— to register as many undocumented illegal border crossers as possible.

Curtis Carey
Curtis Carey
1 month ago

How is this legal. Isn’t this election interference ?

Brenda G
Brenda G
1 month ago

Well, I imagine there’ll be no surprises here?Then there’s going to be the counting……

Randy
Randy
1 month ago

This taxpayer objects to the DFL using Federal agencies to boost voter turnout that will favor them! But by hook or crook they are going to remain in power! The Socialist party knows no shame!

John Pokryfki
John Pokryfki
1 month ago

Can’t Republicans through various organizations request the opportunity to participate in these activities? If they are strictly being done by the Biden ministration for the good of the people then they should have no objection.

uncleferd
uncleferd
1 month ago

As suggested in the article, this arrangement is designed to boost “Democrat” candidates with public funding.
Another sunrise, another “Democrat” attempt to rob legitimate voters of their rights… and, so it goes…

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