Dems move to make South Carolina, not Iowa, 1st voting state


Democrats are moving to make South Carolina, not Iowa, the first floating state. I Norman hall, Democrats have voted to remove Iowa as the leadoff state on the presidential nominating calendar and replace it with South Carolina starting in 2024. Iowa had the slot for more than four decades. The changes favored by top party leaders and president Joe Biden to better reflect the party's deeply diverse electorate. White House press secretary karine Jean Pierre. To him respecting our diversity as a nation and breaking down barriers for all our people is a foundational principle. But the vote by the rules committee faces serious pushback with some states vowing to ignore the changes altogether. Norman hall, Washington

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