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VIDEO: Eric Holder imposter attempts to vote in D.C.

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Conservative activist James O'Keefe has released a new video with his organization, Project Veritas, showing an imposter attempting to vote in D.C. as Attorney General Eric Holder.

The video was allegedly shot at a D.C. polling place last Tuesday.

In the video, the man gives the poll worker Holder's name and says he forgot his identification.

"As long as you're in here, you're on our list, and that's who you say you are, you're OK," the poll worker replied.

Identification is not required to vote in the District.

ABC7 talked with the video makers from New Jersey via Skype. They makers of the video said they don’t feel they did anything wrong because they didn’t place any votes.

"Our videos have shown the ease with which one can be offered a ballot without showing any ID," they said.

O'Keefe has been behind videos like this that targeted Planned Parenthood, NPR and ACORN.

The District of Columbia Board of Elections is launching an investigation into the imposter.

The elections board said Tuesday that evidence of potential criminal activity from last week's primary will be referred to law enforcement. 

The city doesn't require IDs to vote, so the poll worker verifies the name spelling and address before offering a ballot. Then the activist insists on leaving to get an ID.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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