Court Denies Attempts to Dismiss Election Complaint for “Straw Contest” – Jackson Free Press (blog)

The U.S. Southern District Court issued an opinion and order this evening denying attempts to dismiss the lawsuit filed by five voters who allege that the Mississippi House of Representatives “intentionally discarding their ballots to change the outcome of the election,” the order states.

In the order, United States District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote that the State of Mississippi’s three attempts to dismiss the case, citing the intention behind the disqualification of the votes of plaintiffs Billie Faye Keyes, Joshua Allen, Courtney Rena Fortune, Karli Ford Matthews and Shelton S. Matthews.

“Taking these allegations as true, as the Court must at this stage,…

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