NH secretary of state received’t block Donald Trump from poll

CONCORD, New Hampshire — New Hampshire’s prime election official mentioned Wednesday he is not going to invoke an modification to the U.S. Structure to dam former President Donald Trump from showing on ballots within the state, which is able to maintain the primary Republican presidential main subsequent yr.

“So long as he submits his declaration of candidacy and indicators it below the penalties of perjury and pays the $1,000 submitting price, his identify will seem on the presidential main poll,” Secretary of State David Scanlan mentioned in a press convention he known as to deal with varied authorized efforts to bar Trump from the 2024 race.

Below New Hampshire regulation, the identify of anybody who pays the submitting price and swears they meet the age, citizenship and residency necessities “shall be printed on the ballots.”