Ivanka and Eric Trump Forgot to Register to Vote for Dad; 'No More Allowance,' Trump Jokes

Ivanka and Eric Trump Not Registered to Vote for Dad Donald Trump in New York
From left: Eric Trump, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr.
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04/11/2016 AT 12:35 PM EDT

Ivanka Trump may have mastered the rules of registering to vote in the Florida primary, but it seems she had some trouble with her home state of New York.

Donald Trump's oldest daughter, along with his son Eric Trump, won't be able to vote for their father in New York's closed Republican primary on April 19 because they both missed the October deadline to register for a political party, Yahoo News reports.

Records from the New York State Board of Elections show that neither Ivanka nor Eric is enrolled in a political party.

"They had a longtime register and they were, you know, unaware of the rules, and they didn't register in time," Donald explained in a telephone interview on Fox & Friends Monday morning. "So they feel very, very guilty."



"They feel very guilty. But it's fine. I understand that," he continued. "I think they have to register a year in advance and they didn't. So Eric and Ivanka, I guess, won't be voting."

The real estate mogul jokingly added that he's cutting off his kids' allowance as punishment.



Like their father, both Ivanka and Eric have donated to Democratic campaigns in the past. Voter information for Donald's youngest daughter, Tiffany, 22, is not available, according to Politico, and his youngest child, 10-year-old son Barron, is too young to vote.

At least the billionaire businessman can (most likely) still count on his oldest son's vote. Unlike Eric and Ivanka, Donald Trump Jr. is registered to vote as a Republican.

But even though Eric won't be able to cast his ballot on April 19, he's still showing his dad some New York support.



Eric recently tweeted – and then deleted – a meme taunting his dad's No. 1 rival, Ted Cruz, about his less than warm welcome in New York last week.

The meme featured a picture of the cast of The Sopranos with the caption, "Hey Cruz … when you get to NY we need to have a word with you. Tell us how you feel about our New York values … we'll send a car."

"Classic!" Eric captioned his tweet, before later deleting it.
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