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Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel filed a legal appeal Thursday pursuant to his challenge of the results of the Republican primary runoff June 24. Mr. McDaniel says thousands of ineligible voters deprived him of a win over the longtime incumbent. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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Chris McDaniel pauses while addressing his supporters after falling behind in a heated GOP primary runoff election against incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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** FILE ** State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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Austin Barbour, a senior advisor with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's reelection campaign responds to the voting irregularities allegations made by state Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, and a number of his supporters, at a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Barbour challenged McDaniel and his supporters to go "put up or shut up," with evidence to prove the allegations of illegal voting. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican, narrowly defeated state Sen. Chris McDaniel in a runoff for his party's nomination to U.S. Senate. (Associated Press)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters after falling behind in a heated GOP primary runoff election against incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday June 24, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters after falling behind in a heated GOP primary runoff election against incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday June 24, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., addresses supporters and volunteers at his runoff election victory party Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson, Miss. Cochran defeated state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville, in a primary runoff for the GOP nomination for senate. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, speaks at a rally on his behalf in Flowood, Miss., Monday, June 23, 2014. McDaniel is in a runoff against long-time U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran for the GOP nomination for senate. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Challenger: State Sen. Chris McDaniel seeks to unseat six-term Sen. Thad Cochran. (Associated Press)

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Former U.S. Rep. and presidential candidate Ron Paul speaks at a campaign rally for U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Gander Mountain in Hattiesburg, Miss.(AP Photo/The Hattiesburg American, Kelly Price)

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State Rep. Chris McDaniel has been vocal in his opposition to Common Core, which garnered him support over incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi's hotly contested Republican Senate primary (AP Photo/The Hattiesburg American, Kelly Price)

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State Rep. Chris McDaniel has been vocal in his opposition to Common Core, which garnered him support over incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi's hotly contested Republican Senate primary (AP Photo/The Hattiesburg American, Kelly Price)

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Former U.S. Rep. and presidential candidate Ron Paul. (AP Photo/The Hattiesburg American, Kelly Price)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters, Tuesday June 3, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. It could be days or weeks before the results of the Mississippi Republican Senate primary between six-term incumbent Thad Cochran and McDaniel. The race was too close to call on election night Tuesday. With a third candidate on the ballot, neither Cochran nor McDaniel managed to get at least 50 percent plus one vote, the threshold to win outright and avoid a June 24 runoff. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters as his son Cambridge, 7, joins him on the stage at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss., on election night. With a third candidate on the ballot, neither Mr. Cochran nor Mr. McDaniel managed to get at least 50 percent plus one vote, the threshold to win outright and avoid a June 24 runoff. (Associated Press)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters as his son Cambridge, 7, joins him on the stage at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss., on election night. With a third candidate on the ballot, neither Mr. Cochran nor Mr. McDaniel managed to get at least 50 percent plus one vote, the threshold to win outright and avoid a June 24 runoff. (Associated Press)