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Fraudulent signatures collected by Virginia Republican Rep. Scott Taylor’s campaign workers for independent candidate Shaun Brown got Brown thrown off the ballot ahead of the Nov. 6 general election, according to a judge’s order Wednesday.
Taylor, Brown and Democrat Elaine Luria were in a three-way race for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District until the judge’s ruling.
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“The plan is to fight it with an appeal,” Brown told The Daily Caller News Foundation by telephone Wednesday. “Our position this morning is and was that there is no precedent. … We are now going to be going to the Virginia Supreme Court.”
Brown plans to confer with her lawyers and take action before the Sept. 21 cutoff date when ballots are printed.
TheDCNF - Taylor - Campaign - Ruling - Wednesday
TheDCNF called Taylor’s campaign after the ruling Wednesday but was told the campaign managers who could comment were not available.
Taylor had acknowledged that he knew members of his campaign were helping Brown but said he knew nothing about the improper signatures, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
Ruling - Part - Lawsuit - Democratic - Party
The ruling was part of a lawsuit brought by the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) against state election officials who let Brown run despite incorrect addresses on her forms and the fraudulent signatures,...
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