Donald Trump Gets Another Huge Legal Victory in a Swing State

A federal judge in Arizona rejected another case challenging former President Donald Trump’s ability to run for president, delivering a big legal victory for the 2024 favorite.

The action, brought by Republican primary presidential candidate John Anthony Castro, seeks to challenge Trump’s inclusion on Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election ballot.

However, the court, presided over by United States District Judge Douglas L. Rayes, found that Castro lacked the essential standing to pursue his claim, which resulted in the case being dismissed.

The court’s judgment was based on the legal notion of “standing,” which requires a person initiating a lawsuit to demonstrate that they have experienced particular and genuine injury as a result of the conduct they are contesting. The court determined that at the time of filing, the evidence did not prove that Castro was in direct rivalry with Trump or that his presence on the election ballot would directly hurt him.

In addition, the court determined that Castro’s campaign financial disclosures, which were reported with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), could not support his standing claims. According to FEC data, Castro’s campaign received $678.00 in contributions between January 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023, despite having little campaign presence



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