Arapahoe County Clerk Joan Lopez essentially has one job to do — count election results without partisan favor for any candidate.

This would be the same clerk who famously distributed a flier in August that read: “Registered?  Great!  Vote early and vote often.”

It’s like satire becomes reality.

So it’s no wonder Lopez has come under scrutiny this week in counting the Aurora mayoral race, where her office reportedly rejected 576 ballots because signatures didn’t match on file, or where allegedly missing.

As of this morning, Mike Coffman’s lead had dwindled to 273 votes over Omar Montgomery.

But wait, there’s more!

Lopez was asked the simplest question ever, and floundered.

Here’s the video:

There’s only one answer, Lopez. 

Yes, your answer should have been yes.