Attorneys for defeated Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore filed a lawsuit Wednesday to block the state from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the special election held earlier this month. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said Doug Jones will be certified [Thursday] at 1pm and he will be sworn in by Vice President Pence on the third of January. “This is not a Republican or Democrat issue as election integrity should matter to everyone,” Moore said Wednesday announcing the lawsuit, which in addition to delaying the certification of Jones as the winner, also seeks a fraud investigation and a redo of the election.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.