Safe Mode: On
Video Spurs Voter Registration Flap

The Gazette

A shaky YouTube video of a voter registration effort outside a
Colorado Springs grocery store led the county's elections boss to
clarify Sunday that campaign volunteers aren’t on the government
payroll.

The incident caught on video shows an encounter between a
patron and a young female volunteer who was apparently working to make
sure voters backing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made it
to the polls. The problem: The young woman, after some head-scratching, says her work to boost the GOP turnout is funded by the county clerk.

Neither the volunteer on the recording nor the patron could be
tracked down Sunday. But some who saw the video were outraged, demanding
an investigation of County Clerk and Recorder Wayne Williams, a
Republican.

Williams said the woman, though, doesn’t work for his
office, which oversees local elections and voter r

Loading the player ...
Embed CodeSwitch Player
Plays: 36281 (Embed: 0)

Added: Sep-23-2012 
By: jkeen03
In:
Politics
Tags: romney, obama, republican, democrat, el paso, safeway
Marked as: featured
Views: 43291 | Comments: 998 | Votes: 11 | Favorites: 8 | Shared: 350 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 2
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE