Roy Moore challenges Alabama Senate election defeat, claiming rampant voter fraud

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Moore refuses to accept a loss in the Alabama Senate race

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Roy Moore filed an election complaint late Wednesday, claimed election fraud that changed the outcome of the Alabama Senate race, paving the way for Democrat Doug Jones’ victory.

The Moore campaign, said in a statement that the purpose of the complaint, the delay of the certification of the election results until “a thorough investigation of possible election fraud is that improperly the result of this choice is carried out.”

The request came just a day before the state election canvassing Board is scheduled to meet and certify the results of the election.

“This is not a Republican or Democrat Problem as the choice of integrity is the matter for all of us,” Moore said. “We urge the Secretary of state Merrill delay the certification until a thorough investigation of what three independent election experts agree: electoral fraud sufficient to the outcome of the election.”

The statement cited three elections integrity experts say that “with a reasonable degree of statistical and mathematical certainty … election fraud occurred” and noted the irregularities in 20 districts alone reverse could be the results of the election.

According to the results of earlier this month, the Republican candidate, the election lost to Jones by a margin of 21,000 votes. Jones was the first Democrat in two decades to win a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, deep-red, that Trump supported by more than 28 points during the 2016 presidential elections.


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The choice of complaint also contains a sworn statement from Moore said he underwent a lie-detector test and confirmed that the allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor girl “completely wrong.”

Moore’s reluctance to admit that the elections are asked to admit an intervention of President Donald Trump, who urged the Republican candidates to him that the choice to.

“I think he should admit (),” Trump said earlier this month. “I would like to for the person. We need the space. We would like to have the seat.”

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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