US Supreme Court rule for Donald Trump to remain on presidential ballot

The US Supreme Court has struck down efforts by individual States to bar Donald Trump from running as a presidential candidate for November’s election. Justices unanimously overruled Colorado’s decision to disqualify Trump from the Republican primary ballot. Judges in the state had cited an anti-insurrection clause in the US Constitution to ban Trump; similar attempts […]

Another US State removes Donald Trump from ballot

Maine’s top election official, Secretary of State, Shenna Bellows, has ruled that Donald Trump cannot run for president next year in the state, citing a constitutional insurrection clause. Mrs Bellows said Mr Trump was not eligible because of his actions leading up to the US Capitol riot in 2021. Maine now joins Colorado as the […]

Colorado Supreme Court kicks Trump off ballot, citing ‘insurrection’

Colorado’s Supreme Court has ruled that Donald Trump cannot run for president next year in the state, citing a constitutional insurrection clause. The court ruled 4-3 that Mr Trump was not an eligible candidate because he had engaged in an insurrection over the US Capitol riot nearly three years ago. It does not however stop […]