Nosef: True the Vote trying to make mockery of legal system

Mississippi Republican Chairman Joe Nosef has taken issue with True the Vote's suit that names the party, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and several counties and their election commissions.

The Texas-based group also filed a motion for a temporary restraining order saying it had affidavits from several witnesses who said voting records were being destroyed.

True the Vote said in an email it will release affidavits and names of witnesses as they are filed with the court.

Here is Nosef's statement.

"This out of state group 'True the Vote' continues in its attempts to make a mockery of our legal system. While their legal filings literally make no claim at all against the MSGOP, their public statements indicate otherwise in an effort to mislead Mississippi voters. Their first 'demand' was for the MSGOP to order action by people who don't even work for us. Next, they claimed we were not granting proper access to records that we don't have. And they have now accused us of destroying this same evidence which we still don't have and instead is in the possession of 82 different circuit clerks. We will not only defend ourselves but will seek sanctions against every single plaintiff because of this frivolous litigation brought against the MSGOP."