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McDaniel Has A Legal Path To Victory, Says Consultant
Daily Caller ^ | 06/26/2014 | Neil Munro

Posted on 06/27/2014 3:18:57 AM PDT by kingattax

Sen. Thad Cochran’s second-round primary victory may be nullified if Chris McDaniel’s team can show the margin of victory was less than the number of people who wrongly voted in both Democratic and GOP primaries.

“It’s tedious, but it is a simple task [to check and] Mississippi state law is very clear on this,” said Bill Pascoe, a political consultant for Independent Women’s Voice, which backed McDaniel.

Last July, the mayoral election for the state’s fourth largest city, Hattiesburg, was nullified after the losing candidate showed that the 37-vote margin of victory was smaller than the pool of suspect absentee ballots.

Those absentee ballots included 36 that were delivered to the Democratic mayor’s wife, and were later filled out by jail inmates, including a felon who was disbarred from voting.

McDaniel took the first step June 26 to reverse his defeat by asking the Mississippi GOP Chairman Joe Nosef to help McDaniel’s volunteers inspect the so-called “pollbooks.”

Those books record who cast a ballot in the June 3 Democratic primary and in the June 24 Republican primary runoff. If the number of voters have cast ballots in both elections is smaller than Cochran’s margin of victory, Pascoe said, the court will schedule a third election.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cochran4obama; elections; gope4obama; mcdaniel; msprimary; rinocochran
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1 posted on 06/27/2014 3:18:57 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax
If the number of voters have cast ballots in both elections is smaller than Cochran’s margin of victory, Pascoe said, the court will schedule a third election.

Doesn't he mean larger? Or am I confused?

2 posted on 06/27/2014 3:23:41 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: kingattax

I think it obvious Cochran topped this election by hook and crook.

If conservatives are going to win in this corrupted system, each of them must be willing to fight like SUPERMAN!

I commend McDaniel taking on this fight for Truth, Justice and the American way.


3 posted on 06/27/2014 3:31:23 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: savedbygrace

The paragraph describing what happened in Hattiesburg describes it better.....if there are more questionable ballots than the margin of victory...then election can be redone

Which means McDaniel has a good chance of getting a new election...if MS GOP-DNC doesn’t burn ballots first


4 posted on 06/27/2014 3:33:46 AM PDT by DisorderOnBorder (Hollywood...Washington DC for pretty people)
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To: kingattax

Let’s roll, Chris!!


5 posted on 06/27/2014 3:35:03 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (Write in Chris in November!)
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To: savedbygrace

“Doesn’t he mean larger? Or am I confused?”

He must have meant larger here.
Anyway, good to know there is already a precedent in Mississippi. I hope McDaniel holds tight.


6 posted on 06/27/2014 3:36:32 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: kingattax

Chris is destroying any future chance he may have at a statewide or national office. Every Republican state official and 43 of the state’s 52 state senators endorsed Cochran. These people have long memories.


7 posted on 06/27/2014 3:36:51 AM PDT by OldRanchHand
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To: OldRanchHand

Big deal.

Why would he want to be friends with cheaters and liars.

Maybe us true conservatives can cling to our long memories as well.


8 posted on 06/27/2014 3:39:10 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: savedbygrace

Doesn’t he mean larger? Or am I confused?


No it does not mean larger.

If McDaniels can demonstrate that widespread fraud or irregularities that violate election laws were present, he can demonstrate the election was fundamentally tainted.

It will be a mess and even larger numbers of crossover votes in the second election may well cause him to lose again.

The Democrats are having a wonderful time with this and the first thing that his Democrat opponent , Rep Childers did was call for a series of public debates with the mentally failing Sen Cochran


9 posted on 06/27/2014 3:40:15 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: OldRanchHand

Or would you rather have him go along to get along like the Rinos we currently have in leadership positions?


10 posted on 06/27/2014 3:40:52 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: kingattax

Rarely does pursuing the truth work in the USA. The people demand the lies instead.


11 posted on 06/27/2014 3:43:06 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: rdcbn
Well, if he doesn't mean larger in that sentence, then wouldn't his opening sentence be wrong since it seems to say the opposite of the sentence I quoted above?

Sen. Thad Cochran’s second-round primary victory may be nullified if Chris McDaniel’s team can show the margin of victory was less than the number of people who wrongly voted in both Democratic and GOP primaries.

12 posted on 06/27/2014 3:43:25 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: OldRanchHand

Looks to me as if Republican state officials colluded with Democrats and committed fraud to prevent him from attaining national office already, so the horse is out of the barn on that threat.


13 posted on 06/27/2014 3:43:59 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: PoloSec
As do I!

Many were saying he just 'take it', but this type of fraud must be fought against and exposed!

14 posted on 06/27/2014 3:44:37 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: OldRanchHand

If he wins, he will be the next senator.


15 posted on 06/27/2014 3:45:13 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: OldRanchHand

“Every Republican state official and 43 of the state’s 52 state senators endorsed Cochran. These people have long memories.”

So do the voters.


16 posted on 06/27/2014 3:46:11 AM PDT by Justa
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To: Aurorales

great point.

America needs to get rid of politicians who have no honor or integrity and instead for the most part are corrupt and self-absorbed.


17 posted on 06/27/2014 3:46:45 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: OldRanchHand

Actually I just looked at some of your recent past posts on this subject....

you do condone RINOS and their reaching across the aisle.

I am sure Karl Rove loves you.


18 posted on 06/27/2014 3:47:13 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: savedbygrace

And so he did. But a news report (which might not even quote him accurately) isn’t the McDaniel legal filing.


19 posted on 06/27/2014 3:48:16 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: OldRanchHand

The elephant in Mississippi seems to be getting corrupt and sick. Those with vengeance in mind may end up destroying themselves.


20 posted on 06/27/2014 3:49:35 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: kingattax

Yes.
We need to send these corrupt BS artists packing.

Today is a good day to start.
If not now, when???


21 posted on 06/27/2014 3:52:52 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: OldRanchHand

Actually, it is Team Romney and his nefarious
BACKSTABBERS-of-Conserveratives that has DOOMED
and destroyed the GOP.

Cochran should just go away, but like Obama (whom
Team Romney and GOP support) he remains a
nightmare to the US Constitution (like Romney and his RINOs).


22 posted on 06/27/2014 3:54:05 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Aurorales

How about freeping God with some knee mails.


23 posted on 06/27/2014 3:54:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: PoloSec
I commend McDaniel taking on this fight for Truth, Justice and the American way

I do too, and I hope that if this turns in McDaniel's favor that the GOPe will finally learn to stop emulating their DemoRat buddies in cheating their way into office.

24 posted on 06/27/2014 3:57:15 AM PDT by ducttape45
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To: OldRanchHand

You appear too ignorant to even have a discussion here. If he lays down and lets them walk all over him and this fraud that was committed - this enforces the negative behavior and the GOPE will pull this crap again - if they get away with it once. Go make kissy, kissy with Boss Barbour and Mitch MocConnell - I’m sure they will welcome your misguided thoughts.


25 posted on 06/27/2014 3:57:38 AM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: OldRanchHand

Well, OldRanchHand, that even more supports the need for a viable, conservative third party to come to the fore. The notion that conservatives should settle for the GOPe simply because they are closer to conservative values (questionable) than the dhimmicraps is just plain idiotic.
Let the GOPe devolve. Let’s move on.


26 posted on 06/27/2014 3:57:47 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: kingattax

Can the GOP state establishment chairman really be trusted here?
Shouldn’t an independent party be called in to do this?

The GOP establishment here in the Northeast has demonstrated they cannot be trusted.


27 posted on 06/27/2014 3:59:43 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: PoloSec

BTW. McDaniel needs cash to get this done. Good time to donate to this cause. He’ll take 5$ donations and you can even snail mail it.
McDaniel2014.com


28 posted on 06/27/2014 3:59:50 AM PDT by lucky american (Progressives are attacking our rights and y'all will sit there and take it.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Ok


29 posted on 06/27/2014 4:00:48 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: OldRanchHand

Good morning, Karl.


30 posted on 06/27/2014 4:01:04 AM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: lucky american

https://mcdaniel2014.com/


31 posted on 06/27/2014 4:02:49 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Justa

Hearing Chris McDaniel speaking with Beck yesterday, he is no longer concerned about being in politics and all of the back stabbing he has endured in this primary. Just the gloss is off the rose for many voters, it is the same with him.

Kudos to him for standing on principle. As more and more of the unwashed and low information voters on the right get word of what just happened in their name, the backlash will grow just as it is all over this country. Beck said he is finished with the RINO’s and will be doing his level best to counter the jihad coming from Orin Hatch against Mike Lee.

I believe we are witnessing the same deconstruction of the Republican Party as did our forefathers some 7 score and 16 years ago when the Whigs did it to themselves.


32 posted on 06/27/2014 4:03:14 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: PoloSec

One way or the other Cochran must be flushed down the bowl.

If not the Roves, McCains and other traitors will pull this again in other races. THEY MAY HAVEDONE THIS BEFORE IN OTHER CROSSOVER STATES.


33 posted on 06/27/2014 4:04:05 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You do not need to knee to pray to God. Even sitting at a keyboard does just as good as knelling.


34 posted on 06/27/2014 4:04:12 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: lucky american

Thank you. I will do it. I plan tomail a copy of my check to that bastard John McCain and Carl Rove if I can get his address.


35 posted on 06/27/2014 4:06:57 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: Biggirl

I remember a humorous poem that had one man saying his most powerful prayer to God was one while he was standing on his head (having fallen into a well).

It’s figurative of course for a supplication. Use whatever posture you find most conducive to the act.


36 posted on 06/27/2014 4:12:18 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: kingattax

Tuesday’s stunt by the GOP(e) will backfire seriously. They have been coy about their dislike of us the Tea Party. Now they have shown what level of corruption they will stoop to, to squelch our voices. They have declared war, and the only solution is formation of a valid, functional 3rd party. This may not be the best for the country, but conservatives have been taken for granted long enough.


37 posted on 06/27/2014 4:13:55 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: mazda77

This is to all appearances the lowest that the GOP has gone since the Civil War.


38 posted on 06/27/2014 4:14:14 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: catfish1957

If everybody concerned could agree on what that third party will be, this could work.

I’m seeing far too many accusatory attitudes to make the compromises that are going to be necessary to keep such a party, possible — at this time. Barack Obama and the Democrats have a sense for the brinksmanship that stops just short of forcing conservatives into doing something united.


39 posted on 06/27/2014 4:16:49 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: kingattax

I’d also like to see every ILLEGAL VOTER behind bars. Maybe that would help stop dems from cheating.


40 posted on 06/27/2014 4:16:59 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: kingattax

:: including a felon who was ^^disbarred^^ from voting. ::

Ex-POTUS Billy Jeff voted in the Hattiesburg mayoral race?


41 posted on 06/27/2014 4:23:07 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: kingattax

GOOD LUCK.


42 posted on 06/27/2014 4:23:15 AM PDT by BilLies (sharyl attkisson is alive and well HOORAY!!!!!)
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To: mazda77

The difference then was that a new party built on the principle of opposing slavert had already appeared to replace the Whigs. It gained instant popularity. So far, no such party has appeared.


43 posted on 06/27/2014 4:25:08 AM PDT by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: OldRanchHand

>> Chris is destroying any future chance bla bla bla yadda yadda bla bla bla

The right thing to do is the right thing to do. Always. Even with the possibility of future further intimidation by your friends in the GOP-E.

Or are you saying that every honest man should forever be in the grip of those crooked jackals?


44 posted on 06/27/2014 4:25:38 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: kingattax

From your keyboard to the Danniels campaign management.

That is the SOLE point Daniels should use if he obtains a “do-over”. Hammer Chockroach on his “unAmerican activities”.


45 posted on 06/27/2014 4:26:32 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: kingattax

It stuff like this that will end the GOP.

And both parties need to ask themselves if that is worth it.


46 posted on 06/27/2014 4:27:43 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: LS

But just as slavery was declared the reason for the Civil War, it was not the reason for the start. Lincoln changed the narrative when he was losing the original reason. The Whigs dug their own grave before 1854, and we are seeing the same befall today’s Republicans. This was a watershed moment in our history.


47 posted on 06/27/2014 4:30:32 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: rdcbn
-- If McDaniels can demonstrate that widespread fraud or irregularities that violate election laws were present, he can demonstrate the election was fundamentally tainted. --

The courts will look at the numerical extent of the taint, and compare it with the margin of victory. Most elections have some amount of taint and error in them. Rejecting the outcome depends on the taint and error outweighing the victor's margin.

48 posted on 06/27/2014 4:32:26 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: DisorderOnBorder
-- if MS GOP-DNC doesn't burn ballots first --

There is no evidence of illegal crossover in the ballots; although there may be errors in ballots that render them invalid. The evidence of illegal crossover votes is embodied in the poll books. A voters choice of ballot in the primary is recorded in one of two poll books, DEM or GOP. The evidence of a voters participation in the runoff is also recorded in a poll book. If the same voter voted in both the DEM primary and GOP runoff, then the GOP runoff vote is invalid. If the number of invalid votes is greater than the margin of victory, it throws the outcome into doubt.

49 posted on 06/27/2014 4:36:24 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: OldRanchHand
-- Every Republican state official and 43 of the state's 52 state senators endorsed Cochran. --

That just goes to show how deep the corruption is, in the state GOP apparatus. The GOP detests conservatives.

50 posted on 06/27/2014 4:37:29 AM PDT by Cboldt
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