Century of the Common Iowan: How Does California Moving Up their Primary Affect Iowa?
Excerpted from this post at Century of the Common Iowan
There could be a total of 23 states that hold their primaries on February 5th, just weeks after Iowa and New Hampshire. ... The condensed calendar will only make Iowa more important. Candidates will need that momentum because they will not be able to simultanously campaign in all 23 states that hold their primaries on February 5th. It is looking like we will have our nominee by Valentines Day of 2008 or we will have a 2 or 3 candidates split enough of the states on February 5th and that have enough money to hold out and the nomination will go all the way to the convention.
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