The gauntlet has been thrown down in the Granite State in terms of the 2024 primary calendar and there will no doubt be a lot of tension as a result. The DNC and Joe Biden had both issued “orders” for a new primary calendar designed to give Biden a presumed advantage by allowing South Carolina to go first next year. But New Hampshire announced today that their primary will take place on January 23rd. This battle once again highlights the differences between party rules and actual laws, and Democrats will have a hard time defending their policies in this case. New Hampshire will now face penalties from the DNC, but the people in charge of this decision in New Hampshire have the law on their side. (NBC News)
New Hampshire on Wednesday announced Jan. 23 as the date of its presidential primary, setting up the second GOP contest of 2024 eight days after the Iowa caucuses — and defying President Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee’s plans to give South Carolina the party’s first primary contest.
The move means the Granite State will remain first on the primary calendar, but it faces punishment from the DNC, including the loss of half of its delegates to the…
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