Decide Roy Moore has filed a lawsuit in a final minute try to dam Alabama from certifying Doug Jones because the state’s subsequent senator.
The grievance, which was filed Wednesday in Circuit Courtroom of Montgomery Alabama, requires an investigation into doable voter fraud and asks for a delay in Democrat Jones’ certification.
“This isn’t a Republican or Democrat difficulty as election integrity ought to matter to everybody,” Moore stated in a press release. “We name on Secretary of State Merrill to delay certification till there’s a thorough investigation of what three unbiased election consultants agree came about: election fraud ample to overturn the end result of the election.”
In response to the grievance, three election integrity consultants concluded that “with an inexpensive diploma of statistical and mathematical certainty … election fraud occurred.”
Moore has refused to concede within the Dec. 12 election and has beforehand stated that he was awaiting “certification by the secretary of state” within the shut race. Jones gained the election with 49.9% of the vote, whereas Moore obtained 48.four% of the vote.
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill is scheduled to certify the race Thursday.
BuzzFeed Information has reached out to Merrill and Moore for remark.