Political and Legislative

Judge Keeps Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Off Maine’s Republican Primary Ballot

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s latest attempt to get on the Maine Republican presidential primary ballot failed Thursday after his campaign tried to recover from a surprising setback in the Super Tuesday state.

Earlier this month, the Maine Secretary of State’s office said that Christie’s campaign fell short of the necessary number of certified signatures needed from Maine voters to qualify for the state’s Republican presidential primary.

His campaign appealed the decision, but a Maine Superior Court judge sided on Thursday with the secretary of state’s handling of the situation.

Read the source article at CBS News

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