At least 18 states and one territory are vying for top slots in the Democratic presidential primary window, a reporter revealed Saturday.
The large number of candidates submitted letters of intent amid chatter that the Democratic National Committee is mulling a shake-up of the state lineup in the presidential primary, partly due to a series of snags during the 2020 primary election. Friday was the deadline for states to issue their letters of intent.
“It’s really been the case that certainly, from the 1980s forward, there have always been efforts to dethrone Iowa as first. And what mostly stopped it from happening was the lack of agreement on an alternative,” David Redlawsk, a political scientist at the