4 takeaways from the Colorado Supreme Court’s disqualifying Trump

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1. The Colorado Supreme Court held that Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold’s decision to remove President Trump from the November ballot was a lawful and valid exercise of her statutory authority.

2. The Court also held that Secretary Griswold acted in accordance with both her statutory authority and the requirements of the Colorado Constitution in determining that President Trump failed to qualify to appear on the statewide ballot due to his failure to comply with Colorado campaign finance disclosure laws.

3. The court’s decision reinforces the importance of full compliance with the campaign finance disclosure laws of each state and provides a reminder that non-compliance with such laws can result in severe consequences.

4. Finally, the decision underscores the need for organizations that are involved in the political process to familiarize themselves with the applicable rules and regulations so as to avoid potential litigation.