‘We’re Not Done’: McDaniel Vows to Fight on in Fiery Speech

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Sen. Thad Cochran (left) may face a legal challenge from Chris McDaniel after election "irregularities." Sen. Thad Cochran (left) may face a legal challenge from Chris McDaniel after election “irregularities.”

In yesterday’s Mississippi runoff election to decide the state’s Republican Senate nominee, Sen. Cochran received about 51 percent of the vote to Chris McDaniel’s 49 percent. Only 7,000 votes separate the two, but McDaniel says it’s not over yet.

“Today, the conservative movement took a backseat to liberal Democrats,” McDaniel said in his post-election speech.

McDaniel alluded to reports of “voting irregularities,” hinting that his team may be considering legal options agains the Cochran campaign. According to CNN, the Cochran camp admitted that Democrats probably won them the election.

Per Mississippi law, Democrats who voted in the June 3 Democratic primary in the state were not allowed to vote in Tuesday’s Republican election.

“We must ensure the sanctity of the vote is upheld,” McDaniel said. Before this race ends, we must be absolutely certain that…

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