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A former state lawmaker in Colorado was issued a Ticket for providing alcohol to an underage campaign worker, according to the reports.
Former state Rep. Rochelle Galindo, 29, a Democrat from Greeley, was elected last November, but may 12 not joined was, in the midst of an investigation of the allegation, which was open to the public at the time, Galindo.
Galindo was also reported before a recall effort, the Denver Post.
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In a statement her resignation, Galindo debt “smear tactics” of political opponents, the Denver FOX 31 accompanied reported.
“The allegations against me are false,” Galindo wrote, according to the station. “That is to say, you my fight against the pending recall effort is unsustainable. I’m not going to through in my constituency, which is certainly a recall on the basis of the political smear tactics and false allegations. Instead, I’m handing in my resignation the seat as the elected representative of house District 50, effective immediately.”
Former Colorado state Rep. Rochelle Galindo. (Facebook)
The probe was launched after a 19-year-old worker from Galindo’s campaign, claims that she and then-had a candidate for an inappropriate sexual relationship, according to the Post.
But the younger woman, the track ultimately rejected to legal action, and authorities have no evidence to press charges, the report said.
The unnamed college Intern feared retaliation for alerting authorities, a 21-page police-says the report, according to the Greeley Tribune.
The report says the young woman claimed that Galindo would jokingly compare you to Monica Lewinsky, the former White House Intern by a scandal involving former President Bill Clinton.
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The young woman told the authorities that she and other interns to consume wine, while calls to potential campaign donors. In your case, the drink would sometimes lead to sex with Galindo, the Tribune reported, citing the police report.
Another assistant Galindo was also accused of providing alcohol to minors, interns, the newspaper reported.
A vacancy Committee selects a replacement for Galindo on 2. In June, the report said.