E-Filed 05/24/2013 @ 04:56:00 P M Honorable Robert Esdale Clerk Of The Court

Case No. 1120465

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA

HUGHMCINNISH, et al., Appellants,
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BETH CHAPMAN, in her capacity as Secretary of State, Appellee.

ON APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ALABAMA CV 2013-1053

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Attorneys for Appellants

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L. Dean J o h n s o n L. DEAN JOHNSON, P.O. 4030 B a l m o r a l D r . , S u i t e B H u n t s v i l l e , AL 35801 T e l : (256) 880-5177

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Appellants' Second Motion to Strike Response of Amicus Curiae Alabama Democratic Party to Motion to Strike

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party Motion t o S t r i k e . time, file

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i n t e g r i t y o f t h e a p p e l l a n t s and an o f f i c i a l s o u r c e who provided e v i d e n c e t h a t Defendant i s fraudulent.

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4030 B a l m o r a l D r . , S u i t e B H u n t s v i l l e , AL 35801 T e l : (256) 880-5177 Fax: (256) 880-5187 E m a i l : Johnson dean(abellsouth . net

L a r r y Klayman, E s q . KLAYMAN LAW FIRM 2020 P e n n s y l v a n i a A v e . NW S u i t e 800 W a s h i n g t o n , DC 20006 T e l : (310) 595-0800 Email: leklaymanggmail.com Pro Hac V i c e

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DATED: May 24, 2013

CERTIFICATE OF

SERVICE

I HEREBY CERTIFY t h a t on t h e 24 day o f May 2013, I e l e c t r o n i c a l l y f i l e d the foregoing with the Clerk of the Supreme C o u r t o f A l a b a m a u s i n g t h e ACIS f i l i n g s y s t e m , which w i l l send n o t i f i c a t i o n o f such f i l i n g t o t h e following: Hon. L u t h e r S t r a n g e , A t t o r n e y G e n e r a l o f A l a b a m a Andrew L. B r a s h e r , D e p u t y S o l i c i t o r G e n e r a l M a r g a r e t L. F l e m i n g James W. D a v i s L a u r a E. H o w e l l O f f i c e o f t h e A t t o r n e y G e n e r a l o f Alabama 501 W a s h i n g t o n S t r e e t Montgomery, A l a b a m a 36130

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Thomas A. W o o d a l l B a r r y A. R a g s d a l e S i r o t e & Permut, P.O. 2311 H i g h l a n d Avenue S o u t h P.O. Box 55727 B i r m i n g h a m , A l a b a m a 35255-5727

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