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Colorado Supreme Court banned Donald Trump from 2024 election ballot

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that former President Donald Trump cannot be placed on the ballot for the 2024 election, citing his connection to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot in 2021.

In a per curiam opinion released Tuesday, Colorado’s highest court ruled in Norma Anderson et al v. Jena Griswold et al that Trump is ineligible to be on the state ballot next year, partially overturning a lower court decision.

Specifically, the high court cited Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits people from holding office who “have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.”

“President Trump is disqualified from holding the office of President under Section Three; because he is disqualified, it would be a wrongful act under the Election Code for the Secretary to list him as a candidate on the presidential primary ballot,” read the per curiam decision.




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