Maine officers are reviewing Donald Trump’s eligibility for 2024 poll

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s secretary of state and lawyer normal stated Thursday they’re reviewing state statutes to find out if former President Donald Trump is eligible to seem on the 2024 poll amid calls in numerous states for the Republican to be disqualified for stoking the violent Jan. 6, 2021, riot on the U.S. Capitol.

Secretary of State Shenna Bellows and Lawyer Normal Aaron Frey, each Democrats, stated in a press release concerning “14th Modification election legislation questions” that they’re “working collectively to analysis and analyze the authorized necessities for poll entry, together with presidential poll entry, as we do prior to each main election.”

“Any choices about poll entry will probably be made dispassionately on the correct time in accordance with the legal guidelines and the Structure, which will probably be our sole consideration,” the 2 officers stated, with out mentioning Trump.