Michigan Judge James Redford dismissed a legal challenge to keep President Trump’s name off the ballot on Tuesday, claiming that the secretary of state has no authority to intervene in primary elections.
This decision follows a similar one in Minnesota, which saw President Trump’s name stay on the ballot after liberal group Free Speech For People filed a lawsuit blocking his name from the ballot.
This is the second lawsuit that has tried to use the 14th Amendment this way, and the attacks of Jan. 6 to prevent President Trump’s name from being displayed in the ballot box.
NBC News reported what Judge Redford wrote about his ruling, that this matter must be dealt with in Congress. Judge Redford explained