Longshot presidential candidate information go well with to maintain Donald Trump off Maine poll

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bit of-known Republican presidential candidate filed a lawsuit Wednesday that seeks to disqualify former President Donald Trump from Maine’s 2024 poll.

The go well with from John Anthony Castro is part of a flurry of challenges he has filed to Trump’s candidacy in lots of states. A former federal prosecutor reportedly referred to as the makes an attempt a “Hail Mary,” though election officers in Maine and elsewhere are analyzing the authorized arguments.

Castro of Mansfield, Texas, filed the grievance in U.S. District Courtroom in Portland and named Trump and Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows as defendants. It argues Part 3 of the 14th Modification to the U.S. Structure ought to disqualify Trump from the poll.