The title quote is from a letter from Pascal.
The time deadlines in the McDaniel case are mighty tight. Cochran’s lawyers (new ones keep appearing on the Supreme Court docket with regularity) have less than a week to file their brief, and so when I saw they’d sought additional pages, I thought of the […]
“He wasn’t really ready to even accept (dismissal) was a possibility,” McDaniel attorney Mitch Tyner said Friday after a special circuit court dismissed his lawsuit challenging his primary runoff loss.
From Geoff Pender’s Clarion Ledger story about the dismissal of the election challenge.
I’d not have snarked about this if the word used was […]
Following #mssen on Twitter produces a lot of live-tweeting from the hearing on motions in the Senate election contest. The judge gets the quote of the day; with McDaniel’s lawyer arguing that the secretary of state had opined that there was no deadline for filing a state election contest, the Court asked:
Geoffrey Pender @GeoffPender […]
A Potemkin Village is a pretend peasant village built for the entertainment of royalty. It is pretty clear to me that McDaniel’s election challenge is about… entertaining isn’t the right word. Pleasing. Pleasing his constituancy. He’s going to say he tried everything and got beat on unfair injustice and technicalities. Send money and prepare to […]
Miss. Code Ann. § 21-15-911 requires that after votes are counted, the voting materials are to be resealed and locked and turned over to the circuit clerk:
…the box shall forthwith [be] resealed and delivered to the circuit clerk, who shall safely keep and secure the same against any tampering therewith. At any time […]