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USA write-in ballots

Disclosure: I do not live in the USA and so am only picking up bits of American news from various places. What I'm picking up on is that one of the larger things in the United States is a legal ...
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Can US states forbid someone from running for a party's presidential candidacy?

I understand there is at least a legal argument, based on the US Constitution, to prohibit a would-be presidential candidate from entering the presidential race. (This is not the subject of this ...
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What if Trump is ruled ineligible to be POTUS after his name is on the Republican Primary ballot?

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that Donald Trump cannot appear on the Republican Primary ballot because he engaged in insurrection, contrary to Section 3 of the 14th Amendment (with the order ...
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Will of the people vs. the "insurrection" section 3 of the 14th amendment [closed]

On December 19, 2023, The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that "President Trump is disqualified from holding the office of President under Section Three [of the 14th amendment]". The legal ...
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The 24th amendment to the American constitution provides a right to vote for electors, could this limit state legislative power to name electors?

One idea some have suggested is to make the legislators of a state name electors in at least some instances. It was not possible in 2020, but it could hypothetically be made at some other point. Same ...