Who should lead Democrats’ presidential voting? Read each state’s case


Who should lead Democrats’ presidential voting? Read each state’s case

The committee’s decision will upend the way Democrats choose their nominee for president.

New Hampshire Sens. Maggie Hassan, third from left, and Jeanne Shaheen, third from right, along with New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Raymond Buckley, second from left, lead off the group from the state of New Hampshire as they present before the Rules and Bylaws Committee of the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C., on June 22, 2022.
  • 16 states and Puerto Rico pitched the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee.
  • The committee will discuss the proposals at a July meeting, before proposing a calendar in August.

WASHINGTON – Democrats have undertaken a massive overhaul of the presidential nominating calendar, fundamentally rethinking the way their party picks presidents in an effort to give voice to underrepresented groups and gain an edge as they seek the White House in 2024 and beyond.

For five decades, Iowa has been the place presidential candidates of every persuasion have traveled as they seek to woo voters and catapult their campaigns into the national limelight. Iowans have enjoyed the outsized attention and elevated status that comes with that place, closely guarding their prized post at the front of the nominating calendar. 



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