A video depicting a young woman registering voters in El Paso County, Colo., claiming she works for the clerk's office but only registering voters who support Mitt Romney, has gone viral.
The person recording the video outside a Safeway grocery store speaks to the young woman who is registering voters outside. She asks, "Are you voting for Romney or Obama?"
The woman recording says, "Well, wait, I thought you were registering voters."
To which the young woman replies, "I am."
The person recording asks, "Well, who are you registering? All voters?"
To which the young woman replies, "Well, I'm actually trying to register people for a particular party. Because we're out here in support of Romney, actually."
The video recorder asks, "And who is paying you for this?"
To which she replies, "We're working for the County Clerk's Office."
The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Wayne Williams disavowed the young woman's statements that she was registering voters on behalf of Williams' office.
"The statement made in this video is both unfortunate and inaccurate," he said in a statement. "My office does not and will not engage in partisan voter registration."
"It is the duty of the Clerk’s office to ensure that elections are conducted in a fair and honest manner, this includes allowing any one to register to vote regardless of [affiliation]."
According to 9News, the young woman registering voters was a volunteer for the Romney campaign who has since been spoken to by the campaign about her actions.
Republicans in El Paso County claim that the video was recorded in August by a Democratic "campaign operative" and has been released now to damage Romney.