Minnesota and Colorado Seek to Bar Trump From 2024 Ballot

4 months ago
Minnesota and Colorado , Seek to Bar Trump From 2024 Ballot.
The Minnesota trial to remove
former President Donald Trump from the 2024
ballot has begun at the state's Supreme Court.
The Minnesota trial to remove
former President Donald Trump from the 2024
ballot has begun at the state's Supreme Court.
NBC reports that the Minnesota lawsuit and a separate
Colorado case seek to have Trump removed from the
ballot for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. .
NBC reports that the Minnesota lawsuit and a separate
Colorado case seek to have Trump removed from the
ballot for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. .
The lawsuits claim Trump violated
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which bars
anyone who has “engaged in insurrection
or rebellion” from holding office. .
The lawsuits claim Trump violated
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which bars
anyone who has “engaged in insurrection
or rebellion” from holding office. .
In September, election reform group Free Speech
for People, representing a group of Minnesota voters,
filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Steve Simon. .
In September, election reform group Free Speech
for People, representing a group of Minnesota voters,
filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Steve Simon. .
The lawsuit claims that Simon rejected letters from Free
Speech for People demanding that the state's highest
court take action and remove Trump from the ballot. .
The lawsuit claims that Simon rejected letters from Free
Speech for People demanding that the state's highest
court take action and remove Trump from the ballot. .
NBC reports that Simon has maintained that
the secretary of state lacks the authority
to bar a candidate from running for office. .
In the case of presidential candidates,
the major political parties will submit
names of candidates to our office
for the Presidential Nomination
Primary by January 2, 2024. , Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State, via NBC.
Those submissions will appear
on the ballot for the March 5, 2024,
contest unless a court says otherwise. , Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State, via NBC.
NBC reports that similar legal challenges revolving
around the 14th Amendment have been filed in other
states, including Michigan, Arizona and New Hampshire.

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