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Voters may proceed with ineligibility challenge (access required)

Where voters filed a challenge with the North Carolina board of elections, alleging that Madison Cawthorn was ineligible for office because of his conduct in connection with the Jan. 6, 2022, insurrection, the district court erred when it held the 1872 Amnesty Act barred their effort. Background In 1868, the Constitution was amended to disqualify from future ...