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McDaniel Campaign Wants Cochran
Spokesman’s Vote Thrown Out

Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas

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Posted By:MissMolly, 8/6/2014 8:10:34 AM

As he challenges the results of Mississippi’s Republican Senate run-off, Chris McDaniel is arguing that election officials should reject the vote of Sen. Thad Cochran’s press secretary. McDaniel’s 243-page formal challenge of Cochran’s victory in June 24´s Republican Senate primary, released Monday, lists the names of thousands whose votes should be thrown out. Cochran aide Jordan Russell is included in the list of improper votes. Specifically, it requests that Russell’s vote be invalidated because there was “no reason given for voting absentee.” Russell is Cochran’s top spokesman and is routinely quoted in the press. In a phone interview with The Daily Caller, Russell said:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/6/2014 10:49:59 AM     (No. 9955200)

Maybe. Some of it seems a little procedural and de minimus in effect but some of it seems valid. I didn´t see the 25,000 number he was crowing about but it looks like he has a shot at the 7,700 number. Good luck to him. With the dirty tricks played he deserves to win. To do otherwise only condones dirty tricks. Certainly, Thad will appeal it and this will drag on.

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