The New York Times reports:
A legal effort to disqualify from re-election lawmakers who participated in events surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol expanded on Thursday, when a cluster of voters and a progressive group filed suit against three elected officials in Arizona to bar them under the 14th Amendment from running again.
In three separate candidacy challenges filed in Superior Court in Maricopa County, Ariz., voters and the progressive group, Free Speech for People, targeted Representatives Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs and State Representative Mark Finchem, who is running for Arizona secretary of state.
A separate action is being pursued by a Democratic-aligned super PAC against Sen. Ron Johnson and Representatives Tom Tiffany and Scott Fitzgerald, all Wisconsin Republicans. And on Friday, a federal judge in Atlanta will hear Marjorie Taylor Greene’s effort to dismiss a case filed against her to strike her from the ballot in Georgia.
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BREAKING: we just filed, on behalf of a group of Arizona voters, new 14.3 challenges to the eligibility of Paul Gosar, Andy Biggs, and Mark Finchem to appear on the 2022 ballot. The mandate of Section 3 of the 14th Amendment must be followed. https://t.co/L8WMVP5KOH @FSFP
— John Bonifaz (@JohnBonifaz) April 7, 2022