Colorado voters tell Supreme Court to keep Trump off the ballot

A group of Colorado voters called on the Supreme Court on Friday to block former President Donald Trump from the state’s primary ballot, telling the justices in their brief that he is ineligible to run for the presidency for bringing a mob to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

The Supreme Court will hold oral arguments over the landmark question of whether a post-Civil War provision of the Constitution disqualifies Trump from regaining the presidency on Feb. 8. The case will have sweeping impacts on the 2024 election, as Trump is widely considered the presumptive Republican nominee to challenge President Joe Biden in November.

The Colorado voters argued that Section 3 of the 14th Amendment is direct in its language that anyone who “engaged” in insurrection should be barred from
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