Donald Trump took his election complaints all the way to the Supreem Court, and despite a full third of the bench being handpicked by him, SCOTUS stopped him cold. Not only that, his election fraud rhetoric has been cited as a factor in Republicans’ loss in two Georgia Senate elections.
Now, one of his supporters is targeting those races instead. While the filibuster has ensured that Republicans in the Senate can block virtually anything that the nominal liberal majority might attempt to pass, there are exceptions — such as confirming a Supreme Court Justice.
Lin Wood now wants two Senate seats flipped to Republicans, and he wants SCOTUS to do the work for him. In a Telegram post mid-January, he said he’d filed a lawsuit alleging that Senators Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff had won in an illegal election process when voters chose them over Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Wood says his case was dismissed for lack of standing, and that he’d soon be taking the issue to the Supreme Court.
In December of 2020, I filed a second lawsuit in my name contending that the GA January 2021 Senate runoff was illegal since the underlying general election was illegal.
Another erroneous dismissal in the lower court for lack of standing.
In the next couple of weeks, I will be filing another petition for certiorari review to the U.S. Supreme Court urging that a voter has standing and the GA election was illegal under well-established law.
“Lack of standing?” he queried. “How does a voter not have standing to challenge the dilution of his or her vote arising from illegality???”
(Note: no evidence of illegality in Georgia’s elections has been demonstrated.)
Now RawStory reports that Wood is moving forward with the case, filing a 106-page petition asking the Supreme Court to review it. Wood argues that SCOTUS taking up the case will ensure elections are being run in accordance with the Constitution, and restore confidence in elections.
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