Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said Tuesday that “tens of millions of our fellow citizens in the country have deep concerns regarding the conduct of the 2020 federal elections,” adding that “the Justices should hear and decide the case which we have joined representing the citizens of Louisiana.”
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said his state is committed to “the fight to ensure election integrity” and that the Supreme Court’s decision on the lawsuit will “instruct me as to how the State of Alabama will proceed in our fight to ensure election integrity.”
— Attorney General Steve Marshall (@AGSteveMarshall) December 8, 2020
The lawsuit, which has been called “insane” by some legal scholars, follows a string of lawsuits filed by Trump allies and independent attorneys who allege improprieties in the election. The latest lawsuit aims to pave the way for states to appoint pro-Trump electors, which could hand President Trump a reelection victory.
In the lawsuit filed by Texas, Paxton argued that changes to voting rules in battleground states ahead of the 2020 election “opened the door to election irregularities in various forms.” The suit lists Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin as defendants.
This is an excerpt from Washingtonexaminer