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Colorado Supreme Court to take up appeals in Trump ballot case

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Colorado Supreme Court to take up appeals in Trump ballot case
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The Colorado Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear appeals related to a judge’s ruling against an effort to keep former President Donald Trump off the state’s ballot in 2024.

The appeals were filed by both Trump and the Colorado voters arguing he is ineligible to hold office. Trump took issue with the state judge’s finding that he “engaged in insurrection,” while the voters disagreed with the ruling that the constitutional clause about ineligibility does not apply to the presidency.

State Judge Sarah B. Wallace last week dismissed a legal challengebrought by a group of Colorado voters represented by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, which argued Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results and his conduct surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot violated Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, making him ineligible for office.

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