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The Constitution sets the qualifications to be president
In order to get on the ballot, a candidate for president of the United States must meet a variety of complex, state-specific filing requirements and deadlines. These regulations, known as ballot access laws, determine whether a candidate or party will appear on an election ballot. These laws are set at the state level. A presidential candidate must prepare to meet ballot access requirements well in advance of primaries, caucuses, and the general election.
Yes - and the Constitution set the requirements for being President.
When a person runs in the general can their name still appear on their ballot if they didnt comply with the state law but still won his parties nomination?
If this holds, Trump would have to submit them to the state when he runs for re-election, or he could be considered ineligible to appear on the ballot in the primary and general election.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: Phage
Yes and we come back to the fact the ballot is being used to set a requirement to be president. When a person runs in the general can their name still appear on their ballot if they didnt comply with the state law but still won his parties nomination?
The law is not specific to the primary though -
This bill would enact the Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act, which would require a candidate for President, in order to have his or her name placed upon a primary election ballot, to file his or her income tax returns for the 5 most recent taxable years with the Secretary of State