An lawyer for Republican congressional candidate Dan Rodimer has filed a lawsuit requesting a brand new election over spurious claims of voter fraud, the third such lawsuit filed by shedding Republican candidates in Nevada this week.

Rodimer, who’s represented by the identical lawyer who filed related lawsuits on behalf of state Senate candidate April Becker and Congressional District four candidate Jim Marchant earlier this week, filed the lawsuit Thursday in Clark County District Courtroom.

The lawsuit largely copies the claims within the previously-filed fits: that numerous cases of people probably receiving mail ballots addressed to totally different voters and different supposed irregularities are trigger for the courtroom to order a brand new election and prohibit use of an automatic signature verification machine utilized by Clark County.

It additionally rehashes claims {that a} new election is warranted given actions by the Clark County Fee on Monday in calling for a re-vote for a fee race determined by 10 ballots. Members of the fee stated a particular election was needed as a result of the county had recognized 139 poll discrepancies within the district that would change the results of that race — Rodimer’s lawsuit notes that the county fee district in query falls throughout the congressional district by which he ran.

Remaining vote totals revealed over the weekend present that Rodimer misplaced his bid to Democratic incumbent Rep. Susie Lee by 12,446 votes. 

The lawsuit additionally claims {that a} recount wouldn’t clear up underlying points with the election course of, because the envelopes and voter signatures connected to the mail ballots have been separated and can’t be traced again to voters’ already-processed ballots.

In an emailed assertion, Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin stated “as soon as once more we see a criticism that repeats allegations the courts have already rejected, and parrots misguided allegations made by partisans with out first-hand data of the details.”

It’s the newest addition to a pile of post-election litigation filed by Republican candidates within the state that, largely with out direct or substantive proof, declare the state’s 2020 election course of was mired in large voter fraud. 

Along with the Becker and Marchant lawsuits additionally searching for a brand new election, attorneys for President Donald Trump’s marketing campaign have filed an official contest of the election leads to Carson Metropolis District Courtroom, requesting that the choose in that case rule that Trump received the state, or alternatively refuse to permit the state’s six electoral votes to be forged. 

The marketing campaign claims it has recognized greater than 40,000 voters who’re legally questionable and will elevate “affordable doubt” as to the outcomes of the election. As of Thursday morning, the marketing campaign has not filed any further data or affidavits backing up these claims save the unique criticism.

A listening to on that case is about for Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Moreover, attorneys representing former U.S. Senate candidate and conservative activist Sharron Angle (and an affiliated group known as Election Integrity Challenge) filed an identical lawsuit in Clark County primarily searching for a nullification and re-do of the 2020 election course of over related claims of fraud. 

The choose in that case has set a listening to date for Friday.

In a response filed Thursday, lawyer Greg Zunino with the Nevada lawyer common’s workplace wrote that Angle’s lawsuit did not observe tips in state regulation for the contesting of an election outcomes, and relied on “unspoken, unprovable and largely incomprehensible” claims in its request for a brand new election.

Main counties in Nevada licensed their vote totals on Monday in what’s often called a canvass, however the statewide approval of votes will happen on Nov. 24 by the state Supreme Courtroom. As soon as that occurs, Nevada’ six electoral votes for president will probably be forged by people appointed by the state Democratic Get together throughout a gathering on Dec. 14 in Carson Metropolis.