Illinois GOP legislators react to judge ordering Trump’s removal from ballot

(The Center Square) – With early voting already under way, votes have already been cast in Illinois’ GOP primary for former President Donald Trump, and now a Cook County judge has ruled his name be taken off the ballot.

Cook County Circuit Court Judge Tracie Porter issued her decision to remove Trump after a group of voters sued the Illinois State Board of Elections in a Cook County court because they disagreed with the state elections board’s decision to keep Trump on the ballot. Objectors say Trump orchestrated an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and claim he’s in violation of the 14th Amendment. 

State Rep. Chris Miller, R-Oakland, said Trump will be on the ballot until the issue is resolved by the United States Supreme Court, which has a Trump ballot access case from Colorado under consideration. 

“In the early voting, people have already voted for Trump in
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