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REPORT: Michigan To Replace Iowa As An Early Democratic Primary State

Added 12-01-22 08:16:04pm EST - “After 50 years of precedent, Michigan is looking to replace Iowa as an early Democratic primary state.” - Dailycaller.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailycaller.com: “REPORT: Michigan To Replace Iowa As An Early Democratic Primary State”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

After 50 years of precedent, Michigan is looking to replace Iowa as an early Democratic primary state.

After calls from leaders to “diversify,” the Democratic National Committee (DNC) reopened the nominating processes last spring asking states to apply, or reapply, for the “first slot” status currently held by Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina, Politico reported.

Mich is poised to replace Iowa as an early nominating state for Democrats in 2024, per senior officials.

Michigan was vying with Minnesota to replace the Hawkeye State as the “first contest of presidential campaigns,” but got an edge this week when President Joe Biden said that he’d “bless their bid to hold their primary in the early-state window in the future,” a senior Michigan Democrat stated, according to Politico. (RELATED: DNC Had ‘Extensive Oversight’ Over Disastrous App That Turned Iowa Caucus On Its Head)

Michigan also holds an advantage over Minnesota for its status as a “general election battleground” state and its relationship with “powerful labor unions,” Politico noted.

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