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  • Wyoming judge dismisses Trump ballot access case

    Samir Knox, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jan 18, 2024

    CHEYENNE — An Albany County judge ordered the dismissal of a case that would have kept former President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Sen. Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo., off future Wyoming ballots. The case was dismissed without prejudice, leaving the door open for future lawsuits regarding their access to the ballot. The matter mirrors attempts in several other states to ban the former president from appearing on state ballots based on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which prevents elected officials from serving in elected office if they have e...

  • Gray sued by Laramie lawyer to keep Trump, Lummis off future ballots

    Samir Knox, Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange|Nov 22, 2023

    CHEYENNE — A Laramie lawyer has sued Secretary of State Chuck Gray, attempting to bar former President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., from appearing on future ballots in the state. The complaint, filed earlier this month, is one of many attempts in U.S. courts to disqualify the former president from ballot access. Similar lawsuits exist in Michigan, Colorado, Minnesota and New Jersey, the Missouri Independent reported. In a news release sent out Tuesday, Gray spoke out against the lawsuit. He said it was weaponizing the U.S....

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