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RFK Jr. calls Maine’s top election official ‘Democrat partisan hack’ in lawsuit over ballot access

Posted on AllSides February 25th, 2024
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has sued Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows after election officials barred the independent presidential candidate from collecting ballot access signatures inside polling places during the March 5 presidential primary.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Bangor, Maine  Wednesday, slams Bellows as a “Democrat partisan hack” who is “disinterested in the rule of law, basic constitutional protections, in favor of peacocking around as the lap dog of an incompetent, desperate, senile president.”

“(The president’s) political team has apparently issued (Bellows) instructions from the White House...

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