Alabama Attorney General supports Texas’ Supreme Court filing over election

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Updated: Dec. 9, 2020 at 3:39 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) on Wednesday said Alabama, along with other states, joined Texas in a complaint Texas has brought before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Marshall tweeted, “Alabama, along with a coalition of states, joins Texas in the U.S. Supreme Court by filing an amicus brief calling on the court to take up the case given the important questions it raises regarding #electionintegrity.”

You can read the complaint here.

UPDATE: A statement from Wade F. Perry, Executive Director of the Alabama Democratic Party: ”Alabama’s working families deserve representation who fight to improve their lives, not politicians who peddle conspiracy theories. Let’s be clear—the election is long since over, Joe Biden will be the president, and these lawsuits are dumb. Merrill, Marshall, Moore, and Brooks are pushing these dangerous ideas to intentionally undermine the public’s trust in the process. While Republicans chase vanity projects on the taxpayers’ dime, we will be focused on issues Alabamians care about most.”

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) filed the lawsuit, saying election results in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Michigan are unlawful. The Supreme Court has called for a response to the complaint by Thursday afternoon.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court without comment rejected a request by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pennsylvania) to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden.

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