Illinois Passes Law Banning Trump From 2020 Ballot

I thought Democrats were really concerned about “voter suppression?”

I guess you can’t suppress people’s votes if you don’t give them the choice in the first place. Illinois is trying that out by passing a new law that forbids Trump from being on the 2020 ballot unless he releases five years of tax returns.
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14 Responses to Illinois Passes Law Banning Trump From 2020 Ballot

  1. Frank says:

    Doubt that will pass muster.
    It would be funny to watch if Trump suggested devolving the Ill state back to a territory.

    • bobdog says:

      It won’t make it past the first court hearing. It’s an ex post facto law, and it’s specifically forbidden by the Constitution.

  2. Back woods okie says:

    More B.S. the tax payers have to fund. Illinois doesn’t have the money to finance this and as a tax payer it really pisses me to have to finance getting it struck down in the courts. We have better things to do

  3. Tom says:

    Fine with me…………….they would lose all of their electoral votes. Idiots.

  4. bob says:

    democraps version of voter suppression.

  5. DCE says:

    Yeah, let’s see if that passes constitutional muster. Somehow I doubt that it will, particularly when the only qualifiers to run fro president (as laid out by the constitution) are a being 35 years old, not a convicted felon, and a natural born US citizen. I haven’t seen anything about disclosing all private information (tax returns, sexual peccadillos, iTunes playlists, etc) in order to be eligible and included on a ballot. I expect a Supreme Court challenge in 3…2…1….

  6. Unclezip says:

    Sillinois could wind up losing everything Federal. I don’t think they would last long if the voters outside of Chicongo and Springfield decided to put a final stop to their shit.

  7. They pull crap like this then wonder why so many are talking about civil war 2…

  8. Jack says:

    Illinois joined the national popular vote compact. Imagine the howls when the winner of Illinois’ electoral votes wasn’t even on the ballot.

    • crazyeighter says:

      I’d like to believe all the write-in votes for President Trump in Illinois in 2020 will be counted, but I don’t think they will be.

  9. Brad says:

    It’s fuckin Illinois, man, what do you expect?

  10. Exile1981 says:

    It will get struck down. I’d love to see 5 tears of returns for every political canidate but they only went after one, which was stupid.

  11. meh says:

    Well, the FBI is REQUIRED to investigate every tip they receive, even online. Mr. Munoz seems to have a personal vendetta that the FBI might be interested in…

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