Officials in San Francisco spent nearly $310,000 in a push to register illegal immigrants to vote in school board elections.
They only registered 49 people.
That comes to a whopping $6,326 per person—a figure that event the reliably leftist San Francisco Gate was forced to admit was “pretty much a bust the first time out.”
San Francisco is the one of the first places in the nation to allow immigrants–regardless of whether they’re in the country legally or illegally–to vote in some of their elections.
Thanks to a ballot measure that was passed in 2016, any person over the age of 18 who has children under the age of 19 may vote in the San Francisco school board elections. Immigrants will not be allowed to vote in any other elections, and will receive specific ballots with only the school board vote.
San Francisco’s failure to register illegal immigrant voters comes as city officials grow increasingly concerned that Immigration and Customs Enforcement could subpoenae voter records–and find out the contact information of people who are in the country illegally.
Regardless of the reason, the voter drive was a bust–with the Gate quipping, “At that price, let’s hope they vote.”