Michigan Supreme Court rejects 14th Amendment election challenge to Trump

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  • Source: ABC News
  • 12/28/2023

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal aimed at barring former President Donald Trump from the state's 2024 Republican primary ballot based on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.

In doing so, Michigan's high court upheld a Michigan Court of Appeals ruling earlier this month that rejected an earlier appeal filed by the watchdog group Free Speech For People on behalf of a group of Michigan voters.

The group had sought to remove Trump from the ballot based on his activity surrounding the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, by his supporters and filed an appeal to the Michigan Supreme Court shortly after that ruling.

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