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Will Donald Trump be on Maryland primary ballots in 2024? Secretary of state has broad discretion

December 21, 2023

The question of whether Donald Trump is eligible to appear on Maryland’s Republican primary ballot is under consideration by the secretary of state, her office said Wednesday, one day after a Colorado court disqualified the former president from that state’s election. Maryland Secretary of State Susan Lee, a Democratic former state delegate and senator from Montgomery County, has wide latitude under Maryland law to determine who is recognized as a legitimate candidate. She was appointed secretary in January by first-year Democratic Gov. Wes Moore.

 

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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