Skip to comments.Video: McDaniel Campaign Announces Challenge to MS Election, Predicts Victory
Posted on 07/08/2014 3:23:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
In a press conference on Monday, Mitch Tyner, lead counsel for the McDaniel campaign, announced their intentions to challenge the outcome of the June 24 run-off election against 6 term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran, who McDaniel defeated on June 3, but did not meet the required 50% +1 thresh-hold, setting the stage for the run-off, and all of the race baiting, illegal vote buying, and more by the Cochran campaign.
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Tyner is confident they will find enough votes to surpass the amount Cochran won the election by. Were hearing they have already identified over 5000, with more counties to canvas, and all of the absentee votes to check. An election adviser in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, told UKs MailOnline, [the law] wouldnt require McDaniel to find 6,700 fraudulent votes cast for his opponent. Any 6,700 ineligible votes would suffice.
Most of them, he said, are going to be absentee ballots. Its too easy to scam, and nobody ever checks unless the margin is this close or the result this unexpected.
As we reported last week, democrat officials in Hinds County alleged that County Republican Party chairman, and Cochran sycophant Pete Perry not only sought to stop the traditional swapping of voter rolls, to facilitate voter fraud, by making it impossible to check for illegal double voting, but also tampered with absentee ballots. Claude McInnis,the Hinds County Democrats top official, alleged Perry approached him and outright asked the democrat party to help facilitate voter fraud by withholding those voter books for inspection during the run-off election.
Tyner and others also note that, under Mississippi law, its not necessary to find enough irregularities to overturn the election results, but simply find enough to call the integrity of the election into account. If the 5000 plus number holds true, one would think that thresh-hold has been more than met.
Tyner says the remedy the McDaniel campaign seeks is a brand new election.
Its interesting that while most county clerks were open and honest, others have resisted the McDaniel campaigns attempt to check ballots.
Tyner cited a Mississippi Supreme Court ruling: Sartin v. Barlow  which says: Its not only a candidates right to get into that ballot box, but its a candidates responsibility.. Tyner passed out copies of the ruling to local media. Weve searched online and havent found it to share with readers.
Were no legal scholars here, but it seems Mississippi law, while sometimes vague, is at the same time pretty clear.
We dont expect the Republican Party to overturn the election, or call for a new one, on its own. We fully expect for this to end up in the courts.
For his part, Cochran has taken to social media, and denies any wrong doing whatsoever, despite mounting evidence.
If Thad Cochran were a good and decent man, he would, if a successful challenge to the election is met, concede defeat to McDaniel, and spare the good people of Mississippi, and America a THIRD election. With all of the bad blood among Mississippians, I dont see how Cochran has a pathway to victory in November. Before all of the shenanigans from the Cochran campaign, polling showed McDaniel would have defeated the democrat party nominee rather handily. Its unclear how all of this has effected that predicted outcome.
Pass the popcorn. I think McDaniel is serious...
Of for sake, quit the BS. Challenge to whom? The controlling communists Party in Mississippi. You will really get far. Doubt this jerk knows how and it will be once again all talk and nothing. Lost faith in America and that includes most States.
I’m sure he’s talking about court action.
This is going to get really ugly and folks could go to prison over what happened in Mississippi. Less has gotten people hard time. I want to why Ted Cruz is not disavowing the NSRC and its hand in all of this:
You see, most clerks are willing to help out to show that the voting was fairor to at least uncover shenanigans. There should be no reason to resist checking the ballots. You'd think the Party would want an image as a fair and credible one by being objective and support the examination of all ballots and rolls.
The democrats don’t care who wins. They’re counting on the losers’ supporters to vote for Childers. We KNOW Cochran’s supporters will vote democrat.
Wow, love your upbeat attitude.
BTW, you’re wrong. With all your doom & gloom forecasts you miss the fact that Chris is doing what no other candidate had the cajones to do. He deserves our support for that move win or lose. And I think he’ll win.
Well here’s the thing (and I have made it clear I support McDaniel) ... you can’t see for whom these people voted. You can surmise, but you can’t know. Based on that no judge is going to overturn an election.
In any voter fraud/election fraud case, you MUST show that it somehow affected the outcome or so tainted the process.
It is a ridiculously high hurdle. Furthermore, we’ve only heard about facts, we haven’t seen any.
I wish him the best but this is one big uphill battle.
If you no longer care? If you have lost hope?
Why do you feel the need to depress everyone else.
Misery loves company but I would rather not be miserable.
Would you please move to a liberal blog and rain on THEIR parade?
Your use of the word “any” is misplaced.
Mississippi law is on our side.
Though I always disliked the "me-too Republicans", in this case, I have to say "me too". I never knew until this election that MS is the most corrupt state in the nation; hadn't a clue.
An election adviser in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, told UKs MailOnline, [the law] wouldnt require McDaniel to find 6,700 fraudulent votes cast for his opponent. Any 6,700 ineligible votes would suffice.
Boy! You really know how to fight. You are a true leader anyone would follow.
Very well said. I think this guy is a troll!
I just ripped this guy a new one too.
Ineligible means ineligible and any judge who will not turn over an election in that case will be up before the bar before you can shake a stick at him. Even judges who like to legislate from the bench will not defy a very clearly written voter law.
Looked at each of your links and every one of them is full of crap.
Agree with Kenny. Chris is doing a fine job at exposing the corruption that runs from MS to DC. Chris is the type of republican that is needed.
perhaps - we will see.
Mississippi judges have already overturned elections. It was posted here several times how a Hinds county mayor election was overturned and a new election held.
In MS it is not necessary to know which way the voters voted which is impossible to know. It is only enough to cast doubt on the outcome.
It’s from 1944. Someone would need to copy and scan it and then post it online. I don’t think MS courts have cases online going back that far.
In my experience those resources have some material computerized but not all material. Mississippi state supreme court law is likely not completely electronic yet.
Lexis covers it (according to their website):
Mississippi Supreme Court from 1818
Court of Appeals from December 1995
Sartin v. Barlow ex rel. Smith, 196 Miss. 159, 16 So. 2d 372, 377 (1944)
Anyone have an account?