The Minnesota Disqualification Suit is stalled 'til Spring. All it cost them was a key precedent. But which one?
What I don't get. It is possible for every state Supreme Court to punt and hold that this is not an issue that can be decided until Trump has been placed on the ballot or the general election. Assume that that happens and there are new challenges in every state. What happens next? If the Supreme Court then upholds lower court decision finding that Trump is disqualified, does Biden get to become President by default? Seems to me that Courts are ignoring the practical implications of their rulings.
correction "for the general election."
Evan, but what if Trump wins the primary, gets the nomination, and is then stricken from the ballot? If the Minn. Supreme Court had held that he can't be on the ballot in the primary, then the people of Minn. could vote for someone who could actually stand for election. Now they are deprived of that opportunity. I am not familiar with Minn. law, but I imagine there must be some provision for a runner-up in the primary to become the winner if the candidate who did win the primary is somehow incapacitated or dies. But unlike a state election, with a presidential election, the actual candidate is selected by the Republican Convention. I guess the VP nominee becomes their candidate. WHAT A MESS.