(NEWSnet) – Donald Trump can stay on the presidential ballot in Colorado, despite a state Supreme Court ruling to the contrary, according to a U.S. Supreme Court decision released Monday.

"Because the Constitution makes Congress, rather than the States, responsible for enforcing Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment against federal officeholders and candidates, the Colorado Supreme Court erred in ordering former President Trump excluded from the 2024 Presidential primary ballot."

Colorado is one of the states voting on Super Tuesday, which is this week. The Republican primary ballot in that state includes Trump, former South Carolina Nikki Haley, and several other candidates. Trump and Haley are the only two GOP contenders to have won Republican contests so far in the primary season.

The U.S. Supreme Court never had before ruled on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which was added after the Civil War to prevent former Confederates from returning to government. It says anyone who swore an oath to “support” the constitution and then “engaged in insurrection” against it cannot hold government office.

The Colorado case had implications elsewhere. In January, a judge in Maine postponed a decision on Trump’s ballot status in that state to allow time for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the similar case from Colorado.

Both sides in the Colorado case had requested a fast response by the court, which heard arguments on Feb. 8.

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