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States All Looking To Have First Primaries of 2012 Election, Probably Next Week
If New Hampshire moves, that could force Iowa — which has similar rules about putting some distance before another state’s voting — into January. That would break a gentleman’s agreement between the two parties to try to keep the official start of the 2012 voting in February, where it was for decades — before that, voting didn’t begin in Iowa and New Hampshire until March.
IT'S A RACE! WHICH OF THE FIFTY STATES WILL WIN?
Quick, everyone write down the name of the first Republican that pops into your head. You got it? Okay, that person is now officially the nominee to take on Obama in 2012! Congrats, Bob Dole. [NYT]