From Chris McDaniel: Good News and Bad News

We won a victory in court on Monday.

Judge Hollis McGehee ruled that Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman’s statements to the Clarion-Ledger that there was no deadline for filing a challenge will be added to the record for our appeal.

This ruling is important for our case. The head of elections in Mississippi agrees that we have the right to appeal the primary runoff in court. [Read more…]

Shocker: Judge McGehee Dismisses McDaniel Legal Challenge

Was he bought off?  True conservatives and supporters of Chris McDaniel had high hopes when the state supreme court named Judge Hollis McGehee to oversee the court challenge.  And judging from his remarks during the case’s first hearing, he seemed to be an honest judge interested in doing what was right.  Being a minister and man of God, how could we have expected any less from him?  He indicated his intention to decide the case based on the will of the voters and that even if Cochran were elected in November he had the power to unseat him if he were not the legitimate nominee.  McGehee also granted the McDaniel team the right to gather their evidence and had sent letters to all 82 counties advising them to preserve the evidence.  He even set dates for the trial to begin.  The case seemed to be progressing forward. [Read more…]

Pender: Judge Wants McDaniel Election Lawsuit Decided Quickly

Judge wants McDaniel election lawsuit decided quickly

By Geoff Pender, Clarion Ledger, August 21, 2014

Judge Hollis McGehee

Judge Hollis McGehee wants the trial of Chris McDaniel’s challenge of his U.S. Senate GOP primary runoff loss to Thad Cochran to move along quickly. On Thursday he set the start date for Sept. 15, and ordered it be completed by Oct. 3. [Read more…]