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Spellings: The Court has Provided Needed Clarity on 14th Amendment Enforcement Question

Washington, DCToday, Bipartisan Policy Center President and CEO Margaret Spellings released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that states do not have the power to remove federal candidates–including former President Donald J. Trump–from their ballots under the 14th Amendment.

“The U.S. Supreme Court today resolved a critical question for voters and election officials about states’ ability under the 14th Amendment to remove former President Trump, or any federal candidate, from the ballot. As millions of Americans head to the polls this week, this decision provides needed clarity about the candidates who are on their ballots. Timely review of these kinds of questions during an election year is critical for election administrators to serve voters effectively.”

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