Romney's Mexican Cousins are Rooting for "el Primo" Tonight

"I identify with his beliefs," added Clayton's wife Shawna,"I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman and I feel very strongly abut that…also I want a president that's going to protect the rights of an unborn child."

Shawna was born and raised in Casas Grandes. She speaks Spanish and English well, but was more comfortable answering our questions in English, because it is a language in which she better expresses her ideas.

She lives with Clayton in the house where she grew up, and has decorated entire walls of her home with family portraits, a detail we couldn't help but notice.

Shawna has decorated several walls of her home with family portraits and pumpkins for the fall.

A turkey stands by Ken Romney's TV.

"For Mormons, the family is the fundamental pillar of society," Shawna's brother Jeffrey Jones, explained in an interview the following day.

Jones is a former senator for the state of Chihuahua. He argues that Mitt Romney's family history, plays well with the Mormon community in Casas Grandes.

"We believe there should be as much family as possible and as little government as necessary," he said in flawless Spanish as he searched around for old pictures of his house.

Jones lives in the house in which Mitt Romney's father George was born. He says that back in 1968, when George Romney was running for U.S. president, Casas Grandes was also visited by several U.S. journalists, who came to photograph the house.

This is the house where Mitt Romney's father George, lived until he was five. It now belongs to Jeffrey Jones and his family.

Unlike his sister, Jeffrey Jones will not vote on Tuesday. He has never gone through the process of obtaining US citizenship because he did not find it to be "necessary," for what he needs to do in life.

Still, Jones acknowledged that these elections have been rather interesting for him and other residents of Casas Grandes: a presidential candidate has roots here.

"I think the outcome is more or less the same [for Casas Grandes]," Jones said in Spanish. "But it's like watching a soccer match in which you know someone who is playing. It's more interesting like that, then when you don't know who the players are."

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