Unsuccessful Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday said he has “no regrets” about unsuccessfully challenging his Democratic opponent’s victory and refusing to concede the Senate election he lost earlier in December.
“I have no regrets. To God be the glory,” Moore said in a statement sent out more than two weeks after he lost the special election as a Republican in the deep-red state.
Moore claimed that “election fraud experts across the country have agreed that this was a fraudulent election,” though an Alabama judge threw out Moore’s lawsuit alleging voter fraud earlier Thursday afternoon.
Alabama’s canvassing board officially certified Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) on Thursday.
Moore lost the Alabama special Senate election after numerous women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Along with his lawsuit, Moore also submitted an affidavit claiming that he took a polygraph test “within days” of the special election. Moore claimed that its results showed that he “did not know” and did not have “any sexual contact” with three of the women who accused him of misconduct: Leigh Corfman, Beverly Young Nelson and Tina Johnson.
In an interview with AL.com, Johnson responded: “The good Lord knows he did it.”
Despite Doug Jones being certified the winner of the Alabama senate election, Roy Moore is still not conceding. pic.twitter.com/e48h3N8Zl6
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 28, 2017