Former President Donald Trump will remain on Illinois' presidential primary ballot, as the State Board of Elections dismissed a challenge to his eligibility. The bipartisan board voted unanimously against the lawsuit, stating it lacked the authority to decide on the challenge brought by a group of voters represented by the watchdog group Free Speech for the People and state elections lawyers.
The challenge was centered around Trump's alleged actions during the Capitol riot on January 6th, 2021. However, the board determined that the issue did not fall within its jurisdiction, allowing Trump to proceed in the Illinois primary.
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